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  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese (Simplified)
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • Teacher
  • University of Canterbury B.Ed
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About Me

Teacher in shanghai. Photographer.and filmmaker by hobby, traveller at heart.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Because I well know the pains of travelling and getting stuck without a place for the night. On couch surf help alleviate that problem, while making some great memories too.


  • photography
  • hiking
  • camping
  • sports
  • teaching
  • travel
  • ukulele
  • nature
  • film
  • climbing
  • tramping

Music, Movies, and Books

Everything! Rap,metal, hip-hop, rock, jazz, country, classical. Can't go past a a good best.

If a film.can suspend my disbelief for long enough I'll probably enjoy it.

Love fantasy novels.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Guided my students through an adventure race from the West coast to the east coast of New Zealand's South Island.

Teach, Learn, Share

Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Good company and a few laughs. Maybe a serenation on my ukulele 😂

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Laos, New Zealand, South Africa

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, New Zealand, South Africa

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