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Overview

  • 14 References 11 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 44, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Teacher
  • MA English
  • From Greenville, SC, USA
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About Me

**PLEASE READ MY PROFILE BEFORE SENDING ME A REQUEST TO STAY - I CAN ONLY HOST ON CERTAIN DAYS BECAUSE OF MY SCHEDULE AND MY APARTMENT**

ABOUT ME
I teach English and martial arts.

PHILOSOPHY
Linguistic mysticism.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I have a small guest bedroom in a very convenient neighborhood in New Taipei City; however, my ability to host is very limited due to my schedule and apartment setup.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE
As a host, Couchsurfing has been great. I have had some very nice guests and made some new friends. I look forward to meeting more people and making more friends.

Interests

I study and practice martial arts. I write poetry and novels. I teach English. I work out. I like to dine on local food; I like to hike and explore; I like to go out for drinks. I like to meet people from other countries and cultures, and I like intelligent conversation. I seek out new experiences wherever I go, and I love adventure.

  • arts
  • writing
  • books
  • literature
  • poetry
  • dining
  • beer
  • meditation
  • drinking
  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • hiking
  • martial arts
  • anthropology
  • teaching
  • history
  • physics
  • psychology

Music, Movies, and Books

I listened to an eclectic mix, including alternative rock, rap/hip-hop, jazz, classic rock, and way too much Wu Tang Clan, among other things.

I love film, and I used to teach film criticism, so my taste in genres is wide, though selective.

I'm an English teacher, so books are my thing, but I prefer non-fiction to fiction, especially books about philosophy, psychology, consciousness, and linguistics.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I swam with sting rays in Grand Cayman. Twice!

Teach, Learn, Share

Docendo discitur.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A comfortable apartment, a fun neighborhood in an incredible city, some good conversation, and maybe a few beers and some stinky tofu at the night market.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Bolivia, China, Taiwan, United States

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