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  • 61 references 48 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, Taiwanese; learning English, Japanese
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Media Workers (Taiwan Public Television)
  • University
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Hey I'm Bowei (pronouced Bo-Way or Po-Wei in mandarin, but you can call me Bowie)
I'm a Freelancer in video media. I hope to meet friends from around the world and share fun stories of traveling.
I live in new Taipei but My hometown at Yilan city northeast of Taiwan. so not only Taipei. I can also host at Yilan, if when I go back to during the holidays.

I'm practicing English more now.
If u can accept body language that will be great! haha
and i also want to learning more language just like Japanese, German, French and Spanish etc...
I do not know from when that i started want to be a multilingual person, even if my English isn't good. XD
Actually when i speak english too long time and then easy feeling tired. so if i suddenly quiet in sometime. i know it maybe peculiarity or oddball. but don't mind and forgive me. i just at resting ;p

I often to share Taiwan oolong tea and tea culture, or teach mahjong and Chinese chess. sometime help translate couchsurfer name into chinese. and teach how to write Chinese calligraphy. I also like to chat about language system and change of history. If you interested any of the above. I am very very willing to share and exchange :)))
btw, I also like Hand-baked coffee for roast and pour-over coffee. I am happy to share together. so tell me which u love of coffee or tea when u send me a message ;)

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"By the way, I am helping in a project called "Couchsurfer in Class". We connect travelers with teachers so they get the chance to visit the schools and the students.
If you are interested in visiting some not so famous part of Taiwan and share your story with the students, feel free to check this project.

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*About my house location and information that please click on "My Home"

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Actually just like most English beginners that want practicy english at the beginning. and also want to know more people from all over the world. So when i know CS that i know this is i want.
but at right now, I would like to share about the gift economy with more people. so I'm also a host the free market at Yilan. (

some people may say their trip is to find their own or "to looking for something different"
but I'd hope to find some common ground.
it may be a constant truth in the world.
Anyway~ Actions speak louder than words


i'm a multipotentialite XDDD

[Multipotentialites] generally have diverse interests across numerous domains and may be capable of success in many endeavors or professions, they are confronted with unique decisions as a result of these choices.

Multilingual, Reading, Music, Movies, History, Geography Photography and playing Guitar or Guzheng etc.
my work about the editing video & filming.

  • arts
  • photography
  • film making
  • coffee
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • guitar
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • badminton
  • freelancing
  • hitchhiking
  • tea
  • surf
  • video editing
  • guzheng

Music, Movies, and Books

I can accept a wide range of books, music and movies styles.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Going to the highest and largest observatory in Taiwan. Amazing scenery and experience.
One person travel to Xinjiang at jul five...If you know the relevant event and you will know what I mean.
My first time horse riding was in Mongolia. And learn in to spur the horse to full speed just two days.
To hosting a Free Market event (free give/gift economic)
Lie to myself what am i a handsome man.

Teach, Learn, Share

Share each other's trip story or country's historical culture.
Share the some photography movies and music.
Share my coffee or taiwan tea.
Teach you how to production Boba tea or Taiwan Mochi.
Recommend some attractions for you. and tell you how to go where you want to go.
To experience traditional new year cuisine with my family in hometown Yilan. (only in chinese new year)

I am a Christian but do not preach, Unless you are interested in discussing :)
And I prefer to absorb a variety of perspectives. Atheist, Other religions.
I like learning from all perspectives.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Exchange couchsurfing experience and story.
Share traditional Taiwanese home cooking.
Teach you to play Mahjong or Xiangqi (Chinese chess) if you have.
My Jaw harp

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, China, Cuba, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Singapore, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In


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