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  • 46 References 34 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese (Simplified), German, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Corporate Slave
  • University
  • From Washington, DC, USA
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About Me

If it weren't for drinking too much tea, I'd have no personality whatsoever.

I'm easy-going , sociable, and fun-loving person.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Mainly hosting travelers from all over the world , and reading posts from CS members .


Exploring abandoned places ,
Independent ( Indie) films ,
Cooking ,
Sports - Soccer (the beautiful game) ,
Biking ,
Playing Chess ,
Star Gazing ,
Collecting Pens ,
Being humbled by nature ,
Tea - is instant wisdom, just add water! ,

  • cooking
  • running
  • walking
  • movies
  • chess
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • sports
  • soccer
  • sightseeing

Music, Movies, and Books


Independent films (outside the mainstream)..... Gett:The Trial of Viviane Amsalem , Samsara , Timbuktu 2014, The Lives Of Others , Theeb 2014, Tracks 2013 , Human 2015 , Alone in Four Walls (2007)


Gospel, Jazz, BLUES...my favorite genre. Singers ...Etta James, Chuck Berry,
Nat King Cole, etc - I tend to discover my favorite music through NPR's all songs considered.


1. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
3. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
5. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
6. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
7. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
8. In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
9. The Stories of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov
10. Middlemarch by George Eliot
11. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Traveled to 4 Continents and lived on each for more than a year

Teach, Learn, Share

Unless your name is Google, stop acting like you know everything.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Good Conversation

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Macao, Netherlands, Switzerland, Thailand, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Czech Republic, Germany, Uganda, United States

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