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  • 61 references 37 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Japanese, Tagalog
  • 44, Other
  • Member since 2005
  • Teacher
  • Masters of Education
  • From Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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About Me

Everyone says they love to travel, they usually mean a week on a beach on an island somewhere. We love to travel so much that we decided to live in places most people only dream about visiting. We will be rewarded by adventure and new experiences that we will remember for our entire lives.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We look forward to meeting couchsurfers as we explore Asia and the world over the next few years. We attended our first Couchsurfing event while being hosted in Turkey in March 2015, since then we have organized many CS events when we lived in Japan.


We welcome couch surfers into our home as often as possible. We have had wonderful experiences being hosted in Japan and most recently in Europe. We set up CS events here in Kyoto introducing Couchsurfers to the Hash House Harriers running/drinking club when we explored the beauty of Kyoto.

We Couchsurfed with,
Rachinyorkshire (Cairo) Jan. 2010
Florent Seichepine (Kobe) Nov. 2014
Maxl Siebenlist (Nagoya) March 2015
Simoy Serrano Q and Murat (Istanbul) March 2015
Gaye Pazar and Metin (Antalya) March 2015
Milena (Den Bosch) July 2015
Charline Lbls and Samuel and Matilda (Paris) July 2015
Mickael (Paris) July 2015
Brian (Munich) July 2015
Lukas Firmhofer (Kempten, Bavaria) July 2015
Tullyyy (Prague) August 2015
Petra Curinova (Prague) August 2015
Dominika and Marcin (Amsterdam) August 2015
Hugo (Amsterdam) August 2015
Christian Langkamp (Tokyo) Nov. 2015
Christopher Harman (Pattaya) May 2016
Kinga Orthmayr (Budapest) July 2016
Lili (Budapest) July 2016
Tomi Thend (Zagreb) July 2016
Luka July 2016

We hosted,
Justin Haines and Tiffany (Texas) Sept. 2014
Nataliaprino and Nuria (Montevideo) Sept. 2014
Sarah Rice (Busan) Oct. 2014
Sunhee (Seoul) Oct.2014
Vareeporn phonkhan (Bangkok) Oct. 2014
Guly V (Bangkok) Oct. 2014
Feliciafei (Kuala Lumpur) Oct. 2014
Lenka Graner and Byron(South Korea) Dec. 2014
Maxl Siebenlist (Nagoya) March 2015
Tristan Mannix (USA) March 2015
Lindsey Davis (USA) March 2015
Muriel Rousseau (Caen) April 2015
Eleonore Thery and Kim (Paris) April 2015
Christin Hohlfeld and Romy (Berlin) April 2015
Meike Bunt (Stockholm) April 2015
Jamie O'brien (Hokkaido) May 2015
Francisca Venegas and Craig (Santiago) May 2015
Alice Becanne (Toulouse) May 2015
Jose Barroso Galindo (Ho Chi Minh) May 2015
Isabel y Manuel (Zaragoza) May 2015
Kaite Sasa (Jib and Nat) (Ko Samui) May 2015
Jose Hernandez Chiquillo (Valencia) May 2015
Milena (Den Bosch) June 2015
Miya Zhong and Sophia (Guangdong) June 2015
Lucia Rave (Melbourne) June 2015
Michael Leuker and Manaka (Duesseldorf) June 2015
Yoojin Jeong (Seoul) August 2015
Dec and Dori (Ireland) September 2015
Travelling_Kate and Bryn (Christchurch) Oct.2015
Cato Wong (Hong Kong) October 2015
Sam and Alex Wilmann (Australia) Oct 2015
Jorge and Alejandra (Mexico) April 2016
Hannah Nussman (Germany) June 2016
Sara Yakut (Germany) June 2016
Christopher Harman (Pattaya) May 2017
Simoy Serrano Q (Istanbul) June 2017
Ira Smotrich (Moscow) Sept. 2017
Mickael Rasquin (Meaux, Ile-de- France) Sept. 2017
Roman Belan (Khabarovsk, Russia) Sept. 2017
Coen Wubbels and Karen (Oldenzaal, Netherlands) Sept, 2018

Events we've organized:
See Kyoto with the Hash House Harriers (may/15) (June/15) (Sept/15) (October/15) (Nov/15)
Yamazaki Whisky Tour Kyoto (August/15)


We run with the Hash House Harriers, if you know what that means be ready to go hashing with us!

We are an open minded, active, fun couple. We participate in triathlon, marathon running, scuba diving, climbing, caving, travelling, F45, yoga, Hash House Harriers.

We have an extensive collection of board games and are always looking for new games and people to play with.

  • cooking
  • triathlon
  • marathon
  • running
  • traveling
  • spelunking
  • scuba diving
  • rock climbing
  • languages
  • tourism

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

We've scuba dived with Manta rays and sharks in Indonesia and Borneo. Climbed 2 volcanos, Mt. Agung on Bali and Mt. Kerinci on Sumatra. Climbed a small pyramid in Egypt. Explored technical caves in Borneo and Thailand. Ran Marathons and Ironman Triathlons all over the world.

What I Can Share with Hosts

We like to share stories of our travels and adventures, We love to share meals and would enjoy the opportunity to cook dinner for our hosts.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Aruba, Austria, Barbados, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, China, Japan, Philippines, Thailand

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