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  • 11 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Korean
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • English Teacher
  • Honers Biochemisty from University of Edinburgh
  • From Edinburgh
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About Me


Theres only one planet, so why can't we experience it all?


I've lived in Zimbabwe and Scotland and now I'm an English teacher living in Daegu (Korea's 3rd biggest city). I work in an after school academy teaching 6-16 which I'm enjoying. Working 1-5 means I have mornings/evenings and weekends free to show people around and host

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That sounds like a terrible idea, let's do it! Sometimes the mad, potentially crazy things turn out to be the best fun.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I speak some korean, know my way around and I even know a single magic card trick and a few drinking games. I also know CS hosts in a few cities and have a tent. 가자!

I've hosted csers when I lived in Edinburgh and recently surfed in Malaysia and Singapore. I've been in Daegu almost a year and had a couple couch surfers. I also run a small travel/photoblog at


Whenever I visit friends and family abroad I always end up couchsurfing! I've stayed in Zimbabwe, South Africa, across the UK, USA, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and got many more planned!


Music, tech, normal guy stuff really.
I believe in microloans in developing countries and use Kiva -

Music, Movies, and Books

Marmaduke Duke, MGMT, Kpop (its so bad its good).
Struggling to get through the Wheel of Time books, recently read Boink

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Victoria falls, Drakensburg and Table Mountains, Big Sur, Korea, Caving and white water rafting in the Malaysian jungle, rockclimbing

Teach, Learn, Share

Couchsurfers are like children setting out on a wild adventure with nothing but high spirits & a bag of toffees..

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Korea, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe

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