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James Yuen

Ljusnarsberg, Orebro, Sweden

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  • 145 Positive References2 Neutral
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Hawaiian, Swedish
  • 50, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Hotel maintenance
  • school of hard knocks
  • From Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me


i'm just trying to past the time, from birth to death, without hurting anyone.

very soon, i will be quitting my job and have more free time :)


just your typical carbon based life form, trying make sense out of my existence.


Argue for your limitations and sure enough, they're yours- Richard Bach

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


i mainly host and meet up with travellers to show them the less touristy side of Sweden.

i have been a Hawaii city and US country amb, nomadic amb, a country amb for Sweden, a city amb for Stockholm, Örebro and am currently a city amb for Ljusnarsberg.


Surfed=2 Hosted=400+ Satisfaction=infinite


conservation biology, nature, photography, sunsets, moon rises, kavakava, food, beer, wine, meeting people, chess, archery, kayaking, backpacking, hiking, camping, my electric skateboard.

Lately, i have been checking out all the old viking/iron age ruins and doing urban exploration.

Music, Movies & Books

i like Indie and Foreign films, recently i took out old videos such as Hero and Swordfish.

all types of music, especially music that can be played around a campfire, folk, indie/alt

my eyes are going bad but i like travel/nature/science books. one of my favorite books is Illusions by Richard Bach

One Amazing Thing I've Done

lava surfing anyone?

Teach, Learn, Share

i used to (and maybe can still) teach: chess, survival skills, CouchSurfing skills, real estate investing, and being one with nature.

i am very interested to learn about plants and animals and picking mushrooms. i would also like to learn swedish folk dances.

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Countries I've Lived In

Sweden, United States

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