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Overview

  • 4 references 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Tagalog; learning Vietnamese
  • 40, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • ESL Teacher/ Coach
  • MA Applied Linguistics
  • From Philippines
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About Me

A native of the Philippines, staying in Saigon, Vietnam. I am staying in Vietnam for 9 years now and still counting...

Moving here in Vietnam is a major life decision.

I have this clamor to explore and see the world in front of me. All the beautiful extremes that it can offer.

I'm into meeting new people coming from different backgrounds. Reconnect with old friends; sharing experiences. I'm a "people-person" and easy to be with.

Respecting differences, embracing diversity.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Excited to witness and experience a slice of life of people that I meet .

"Do what like Romans do."

To expand my network. We live under one sky.

Credits to Confucius: "Do unto others, as what others do unto you". It is all about paying it forward..

Interests

Anything visual. Culture. New places. New people. Something exotic. Something weird. Taking flights.

  • performing arts
  • contemporary art
  • photography
  • social action
  • music
  • visual arts
  • budget travel
  • food
  • explore
  • events
  • natural and man-made landscapes
  • history and origin

Music, Movies, and Books

Music:

World music, Latin, Jazz, Ska, Hip Hop, Pop

Movies:

Travel documentaries/ vlogs

Books:

Self-help books, Chicken Soup for the Soul

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Traveling solo.

Teach, Learn, Share

Travel hacks. Directions going to a place.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My humble abode and time.

Countries I’ve Visited

Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Philippines, Viet Nam

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