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OKIBUM

Chatan, Okinawa, Japan

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Overview

  • 35 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Korean, Spanish
  • 34, Other
  • Member since 2007
  • Spanish teacher
  • No education listed
  • From Zaragoza, Spain (born in) grew up everywhere else
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To see the world

ABOUT ME

I am a teacher at an American school in Korea. I currently teach Spanish. Teaching overseas was my dream--I am living it. :-) I plan on being in Seoul for a couple more years and then to another school in a different country. I love languages, although I personally have no linguistic talents. I love to read and my dog.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hosted:
2007
Samira from France
Catriona from Bulgaria
Gloria from Seoul
James and Andrea from Daegu, South Korea
John from Toronto, Canada
Pei-Hsin Chiang from Taiwan
Jared from Tokyo, Japan

2008
Katie and Amanda from Illinois
Ryan and Sham from Yeosu, South Korea
Kamel from France
Dan from Cheonan, South Korea
Hannas and James I was able to return the favor
Yana from New Zealand, Russia, or Germany (haha)
Virginie from Malaysia
Nicolo from Italy
Dave from Ulsan, South Korea. I was able to return the favor.

Surfed:
Hannas and James in Ulsan
Dave in Ulsan

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have hosted a bunch and surfed twice. I still like to do meetups.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Titus, Stand by Me, Frailty, 21 Grams, Amores Perros, La Vita e Bella, A Few Good Men, Top Gun, Memento, Donnie Darko, The Dirty Dozen, All About my Mother, Tokyo Godfathers

Music: All kinds

Books: Memoirs of a Geisha, Moby Dick, Daughter of Fortune, Farewell my Concubine, Count of Monte Cristo, Raise the Red Lantern, Shadow of the Wind, Eccentric Neighborhoods

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I think I have been blessed to have done and seen some amazing things. I think what sticks in my mind the most is swimming in Biolumenescent Bay in Vieques, Puerto Rico. It looked like my body was on fire in the water. Can't wait to do it again.

Countries I've Visited

Andorra, Austria, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, France, Germany, Guam, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Italy, Japan, Panama, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Spain, United States

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