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  • 30 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified), English, Thai; learning Arabic, French, Spanish, Yue (Cantonese)
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Student/teacher
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About Me


If I can see all my friends tonight; Become literate in Arabic.


I'm going to BLCU in Beijing, learning Chinese mostly. I teach English.

I believe in a little beauty and magic in life always, but the specific changes.


Small steps; always be open to love and connection: that means being vulnerable and giving a damn. Be compassionate, always.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've gone to meet ups and activities in Beijing. I have had a surfer.


I surfed for 1 night and met some really lively couchsurfers in Singapore.


Languages, music, books, politics, feminism, gaming, graphic novels, tasty alcohol, Taiji, This American Life.

Music, Movies, and Books

Music:Sufjan Stevensw; the Beatles; LCD Soundsystem, Otis Redding; Iron & Wine; Titus Andronicus; Mos Def; Ella Fitzgerald; the Thermals; Sigur Ros; Sunset Rubdown; Herbert Von Karajan; Glenn Gould; Feist; Broken Social Scene; Arcade Fire; Gold Panda; Chopin.Books:Catch-22; the Adderal Diary; Mary & O'neil; Oryx & Craig; Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell; 1984; Macbeth; Norwegian Wood; Fastfood Nation; the Big Short; the Harry Potter Series; the Brothers Karamazov; the Lord of the Rings; the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.Movies:In the Mood for Love; 2046; Rushmore; the Last Train Home; Oldboy; Amadeus; the God Father; Election part 1 & 2 (from HK); Before Sunrise; Kill Bill Vol. 1; Before Sunset; 2001; Encounters at the end of the World; High Fidelity; Control; Lost in Translation; Annie Hall; Baraka; Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Witnessing true healing in other people.

Teach, Learn, Share

Chinese chess, Go, Thai chess. How to make gret crepes, tom yum goong, roast turkey, steak, baked whole salmon.

I want to learn how to cook some good local Chinese dishes.

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Poland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, China, Thailand

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