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Robert I.

Brooklyn, NY, United States

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  • 12 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese
  • 23, Male
  • Member since 2013
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  • College
  • From Brooklyn, New York
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About Me

My parents are both from Hong Kong. I grew up in Queens and now I live in Brooklyn. I received my BA in Asian Studies in 2013, worked for a year, and will next be getting a BS in Biology in 2015. I'm applying to med school at the moment and will likely continue to stay in the nyc area for the next 5-6 years.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I started Couchsurfing in summer 2014 during a three month trip through SE Asia and India.
I would love to host here in ny, but I'm still living with my parents and sister who are...not quite open to the idea :\


running, biking, reading, swimming, hiking, writing, ultimate, cooking, eating, museums

Music, Movies & Books

Books: I like sci-fi, historial fiction, and fantasy. Some of my favorite authors - Robert Heinlein, JRR Tolkien, Bernard Cornwell, Arthur C Clarke, Michael Crichton.
Off the top of my head - Ivanhoe, Dune, LOTR, Tigana, The Sunne in Splendour, WOOL, the Sharpe series, the horatio hornblower series, Middlesex, Watership Down.

TV shows: The Wire, Battlestar Galactica, Arrested Development, Star Trek TNG, Rome, Band of Brothers, Parks and Recreation

Movies: Lord of the Rings, Reservoir Dogs, Clue, The Hunt for Red October, Fargo, Airplane!

Music: One Republic, Sara Bareilles, The Killers, Gorillaz, RHCP

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Finished my first one hundred mile ultramarathon in...eighteen and a half hours

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Cambodia, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

China, Hong Kong, United States

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