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Overview

  • 19 References 10 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Japanese; learning Chinese
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Lawyer
  • Law School
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Doing a second stint in Tokyo after living in NYC for a few years.

ABOUT ME

I graduated from Boston University back in 2008, studied in graduate school in Tokyo for awhile, and finished law school at Harvard a few years back. I'm trying to take as much time as I can to travel and meet new people in between working excessive hours as a lawyer here in Tokyo.

PHILOSOPHY

Just trying to make the most of things and experience life as it comes while treating others as well as I can.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Have surfed and hosted some amazing people, and looking forward to getting back on the road!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've had some wonderful experiences so far; CS has let me meet some fantastic people and have just had great experiences both surfing and hosting.

Interests

In general, I go out with friends to cafes, great restaurants, bars, and museums. Good company and good food are just two of the things that make me happy.

Always up for exploring and traveling either a new location or wherever I am at the time. When I'm by myself, I'm more of a reading and watching movies kind of guy, with a healthy dose of sports and gym time thrown in as well.

  • dining
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • surfing
  • sports
  • rock climbing
  • law
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

I watch far too many movies and tv shows, so here's a very short list:

The Shawshank Redemption
Amelie
Pulp Fiction
The Royal Tenenbaums
Love Actually
Mad Men
30 Rock

I read a lot of stuff by:
David Sedaris
Haruki Murakami
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Michael Chabon

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Climbing up mountains in rural South Korea in the dead of winter. Such amazing views and people.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Japan, United Kingdom, United States

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