James Yuen

Ljusnarsberg, Orebro, Sweden

James Yuen

Ljusnarsberg, Orebro, Sweden

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  • 165 References 91 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Hawaiian, Swedish
  • 51, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Building Technician
  • school of hard knocks
  • From Honolulu, HI, USA
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About Me


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


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

And yes, i have ZERO tolerance for those who would take advantage of other people.


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

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm here to help break down barriers, one couch at a time.


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.




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, and 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.

What I Can Share with Hosts


Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Sweden, United States

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