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  • 36 References 25 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Living for a living
  • History and biology degrees, film school
  • From New Zealand
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About Me

Open minded and easy going kiwi guy, loves the outdoors and the beach, will try just about anything, adventurous, free-spirited.

I can be a bit of everything, love to party and clown around but other times love to curl up with a good book for hours or have a deep conversation with someone over a few quiet drinks :)

Live and let live, we're all on our own path and treat others as you wish to be treated. Peace, love and learning, living in harmony.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love having new people around the house, learning and listening to their stories and adventures. It's great hanging out with happy couchies and going off on some adventures together!


Love the outdoors, hiking, camping, road trips, music, drunk karaoke, meditation, buddism, festivals, illustration, painting, kittens, art, photography, film.

Am learning to surf this summer, so will be spending most of my days off this summer hanging at the beach!

Been working on a illustrated children's book for a couple of years, so I'm into drawing, writing and getting into painting lately :)

  • arts
  • writing
  • books
  • photography
  • illustrations
  • festivals
  • cooking
  • meditation
  • partying
  • drinking
  • painting
  • drawing
  • music
  • karaoke
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • camping
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • road trips
  • beaches
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

goodfellas, amalie, 500 days of summer, carlitos way, district 9, stranger than fiction, seven samurai, old school,from russia with love, dances with wolves, election, groundhog day, jaws, city of god, apocalypse now, the machinist, edward scissorhands, pumping iron, unforgiven, pleasantville, pulp fiction...

alternative\indie rock and pop, folk , cheesy pop songs

Books - long walk to freedom, the old man and the sea, shogun, white teeth, Lolita, animal farm, grapes of wraith, of mice and men, life of pi, lonesome dove, angela's ashes, anything by roald dahl, way of the peaceful warrior, sherlock holmes, our man in havana, the right stuff, the alchemist, kafka by the shore, calvin and hobbes, world war Z...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Jungle trekking thru Yunnan province in China, Taj Mahal and the forts of rajasthan, hiking in the grand canyon, the rocky mountains, tiger-leaping gorge and yosemite in spring after a 3 day snowfall on a glorious sunny day, skiing in whistler, snowboarding in vail, partying in LA and Vegas, being the first in my family to see the ancestral temple in china, rainbow serpent festival near melbourne, living in Brooklyn, and of course meeting many wonderful people on the way

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach me something cool! I love to learn new things!

I can teach a little drawing, some cooking and how to make a ballooning poodle!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Laughs and good company. Surf trips and hanging out. Will be working at times so won't always be around, but I like to take couchies to the beach, markets, events, whatever is going on in the city.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, China, India, New Zealand, Samoa, Singapore

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, New Zealand, United States

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