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  • 5 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Korean; learning Thai
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Permanent Nomad
  • MA University of Washington Seattle - International Studies
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About Me


I'm cycling from Thailand to Turkey and beyond to raise money for Liberty in North Korea!


I'm a pretty low-key laid-back individual. I'm sociable but introverted, so while I enjoy parties and having a wild time, I need a fair amount of quiet time as well. I'd be just as happy sitting around at a coffee shop, cycling for hours, or dancing till sunrise. I'm not hard to please.


The Heart Sutra!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I like to do things together with people, so I'm always happy when I can teach or be taught a new skill, or have an interesting experience with someone.


Quite diverse! Always great people and great fun though. Best way to travel.


Outdoor activities, photography, cycling, hiking, accordion, concerts, travel

  • photography
  • concerts
  • dancing
  • coffee
  • partying
  • shopping
  • traveling
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • tourism

Music, Movies, and Books

Yes I like them.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've spent quite a bit of time with North Korean refugees, listening to their often heart-rending stories.

And I've been to 38 countries!
visited 38 states (16.8%)Create your own visited map of The World or Brazil travel guide for Android

Teach, Learn, Share

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, North Korea, Philippines, Romania, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

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