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  • 35 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Korean; learning German, Japanese, Turkish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Overseas sales
  • Bachelor's degree in International Trade
  • From Seoul, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


Keeping learning German
Starting learning Japanese
Getting used to my new job


Hello CSers :)
I am Hyunwook Park from South Korea. I have studied in Bayreuth, Germany and Istanbul, Turkey as an exchange student for a year and a half in total. I also had internships in both countries at a trading firm and marketing agency. I recently started working in Korea so it is quite likely for me to stay here for at least a few years :)

I am very easy going, open minded person. I always try to respect and understand different cultures of different countries which meana i am always ready to experience new stuff :)
I sincerely love to travel, meet new people with different cultural backgrounds, share ideas and opinions on various topics as well as fun experiences!
These are really I ove to do and what I really do!
When you meet me, you will realize who I am ;)


Don't worry too much.
No pain, No gain.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


When I was planning to travel to Europe right after my military service, I met a person who was a couchsurfer. She gave me lots of information about Couchsurfing. I was wondering that if it could be real or not. Even after meeting her in person I could not fully believe it just because it sounded too amazing to believe. I also thought that it could be dangerous and adventurous at th3 same time. (But it was not dangerous at all). After that meeting, I did some research on Couchsurfing on the internet and found out some blogs regarding CS. I also read a book about Couchsurfing which was written by a Korean writer.


I traveled to Europe for 70 days with CS after I finished my military service which is mandatory in Korea. It was sincerely amazing to me. It was always a dream for me to meet people from different countries with unique cultural backgrounds. My dream came true after my trips. I still contact with most of my friends I met through CS. I have plans to visit them again and already visited a couple of them.
Some of my friends from CS visited me in Seoul,Korea too which is awesome!
I also went lots of CS meetings which were held in Korea and Turkey.


Foreign languages(German and Japanese in particular.
People who are different from me.
Traveling overseas.

Music, Movies, and Books

I love to try all kinds of musics, movies and books

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Can't pick one since I have seen amazing things so many times.
Bagan, Myanmar
Capadoccia, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey
Luang Prabang, Laos...

Well, I can never stop haha

Teach, Learn, Share

If you are new to couch surfing i can tell you how it works. Also, as i have lived, worked and traveled abroad for quite some time i can share my experiences with you :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can stay positive and share my own experineces with you! Usually i travel with small gifts so if i have one, of course i am willing to give it to you!

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Laos, Macedonia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, South Korea, Turkey

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