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  • 8 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian, Thai; learning French, Japanese
  • 44, Other
  • Member since 2009
  • Professor
  • PhD
  • From Windsor, Canada / Bangkok, Thailand
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


to be without one...


Lek & I just recently had our second child, so we're pressing the pause button on serious travel at the moment. Among other things music and perusing art galleries is high on our list of things to do in our free time. White wine and cozy coffee shops are also a priority.

At present child rearing studying learning the finer arts of the kitchen takes up a lot of our time.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We surf, we host and then sometimes we surf again, and then a little more, and then host again and again and then surf... a never ending cycle of give and take. Join in when you can!!


We met a few CSers when we lived in Seoul, South Korea, and they turned us on to this. At present, our experience is rather limited, but we're hoping to expand.



  • arts
  • wine
  • white wine
  • coffee
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES (Me)>>> Kurasawa and any very distant relatives of Hollywood.

MUSIC (Me)>>> From Johnny Cash to Dylan to The GO! Team to Willie Nelson to Vampire Weekend and Richie Hawtin, and almost anything in between.
MUSIC (Lek)>>> Leans towards British rock/pop.

BOOKS (Me)>>> Steinbeck, Mishima, etc etc
BOOKS (Lek)>>> Murakami & Biographies, etc etc

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Philippines, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Thailand

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