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Overview

  • 18 references 13 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Vietnamese; learning Chinese (Simplified), English, Japanese, Korean
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Office worker
  • National Economics University
  • From Hung Yen Province, Viet Nam
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About Me

*Interested in backpacking travel, wild and flexible.

*Wanna explore not only the beauty of the nature, but also the culture, the everyday life of native people, all around the world. I prefer having some local friends who can deeply introduce me the most special things about the places...

*I'am also willing to support anyone who visit Hanoi. I would try my best to build up & enhance the image of Ha Noi and Viet Nam in your eyes - my international friends. I want to protect my country from some bad guys who are ruining the nature , the culture for their personal benefit. I want you guys to keep in your mind about a beautiful peaceful and friendly Vietnam, many years after you left our country.

*During the week day, i am busy as an office-worker and i seem to be lazy. But i am becoming quite active and crazy during the weekend. Going out for coffee, running and enjoying the music and the game overnight around Hoan Kiem lake.

*Just contact me for advices of other support:
Facebook profile: https://www.facebook.com/tot.lam.5
Email: duongtai93@gmail.com
Skype ID: taito741
IG: duongtai
(Please leave me a message when contacting so that i know that you are from CS!)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Looking for more friends and support from new friends during each trip.
Try to introduce and improve the impression of Travelers about my country-Vietnam. Share u all our beauty from a local view.
Get traveling experience and international friendship.

Interests

I love having a local friend during my trip so that i can get much deeper understanding about the Culture and the Human where i visit.

  • japan
  • thailand
  • cambodia
  • indonesia
  • korea
  • cuba,

Music, Movies, and Books

Sherlock Holmes, The Count of Monte Cristo, Gad Fly, Game of Thrones

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I'm not quite sure about the amazing thing i've done in my life. For me, i'm just trying to discover and explore new memorable and stronger emotion, impression and experience from time to time.
For example, i did a 10km marathon and now i'm practising for a 21km Half marathon which can possibly be a preparation for a Full marathon (42km) - i hope. I love the feeling and the moment of the last steps when i cross the Finish line, the feeling of achievement and refreshing.

----UPDATE ----May 2019
And yes, i did it.
+Da Nang International Marathon (August 2018): FM 6h40'
+Ha Noi International Heritage Marathon (October 2018): 6h15'
+Hochiminh City Marathon (Jan 2019): 5h27'
You can not imagine how happy i was when i finished every race. Just do it so you can feel it too.
Yes, i'm getting stronger and i'm trying to improve the result too.
It will take me some more time until i can start practising for Triathlon (Swimming - Biking - Running). I'm not really in now, but i'm thinking and preparing for it. Yes, i'm swimming. haha

Teach, Learn, Share

Teaching u something which is new to you, give u some idea about local life, Hanoi' night life of labour work
Learn from your experience, your culture
Share traveling experience, cultural and natural beauty.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Travelling experience, attractive destination in Hanoi and Vietnam,...and if i have time, i can drive you around the city on my motorbike.
There are some certain places and something in Hanoi that i often take my guest to or i would highly recommend:
-Playing around Hoan Kiem lake -during the weekend (pedestrian only), You can see people performing and enjoying music, dancing, playing traditional games.....and better to stay until late night when you can enjoy its silence.
-Beer street if you like party and noisy places / coffee around the Cathedral if you prefer less noisy
-Watching the raising and lowering the National Flag in Ba Dinh square. (5am and 20h50 every day)
-Walking along Long Bien bridge and stop in the middle, enjoying some drink and talk about the night life (porters doing their labour work -just under the bridge); and look further down the river to see the village of homeless people living on their boat)...

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, China, France, Germany, Malaysia, Netherlands

Countries I’ve Lived In

Viet Nam

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