Richard Chan

Van Nuys, CA, United States

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  • Travel Seeker
  • Some College at UCSB
  • From Van Nuys, CA, 20 minutes north of Los Angeles
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About Me


To be 50 years old, and not be able to to say, "I wish i did that when I was younger"


I took a leave of absence from work March 2014 and having a "midlife" retirement. I was really unhappy at my current situation at work and life, and decided to do things to make myself happy! I plan on going to South America in October and hopefully will meet some cool people along the way.


"Life isn't about the amount of breathes you take in this life, it's about of amount of times life takes your breathes away"

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Looking to share fun experiences with new people!


What an awesome experience! I've stayed with some really cool people in community.


Live Music, Concerts, Yoga, reading, trying new foods, Traveling

Music, Movies, and Books

Godfather, Lawrence of Arabia, The Departed, Tombstone, The Simpsons, Entourage, Old School, Californication, Pepper, Green Day, Rise Against, 311, Bob Marley, Jack Johnson, Green Day, Rebelution, the Alchemist, Shantaram, Kirtan, Xavier Rudd

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Recently became certified to teach Yoga in October while traveling through India.

Teach, Learn, Share

Learn something new everyday.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Laughs, stories, open heart, open mind, kindred spirit and love

Countries I’ve Visited

Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Fiji, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Thailand, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Indonesia, United States

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