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Overview

  • 102 references 86 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Malay, Tamil
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Financial Advisor
  • Degree in Civil Engineering Defence
  • From Malaysia
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About Me

I am a happy and energetic person who loves to learn new things. I live for the outdoors and enjoy a wide variety of activities. I enjoy: hiking, biking, kayaking, skiing, running, photography, stand up paddle boarding, cooking and meeting new people. Depending on the season and the weather will determine which of these activities I do each week.
I am in the process of discovering other countries and cultures and enjoy the typical touristy locations but also make a strong effort to experience the local culture and to see areas less traveled. I appreciate other people's suggestions regarding things to do, places to go and activities to experience.

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Interests

I enjoy: sampling new restaurants, shopping, perusing museums, watching sports, working out, running, surfing, surfing the net reading, and traveling.

I am interested in: current (world and political) events, cars, education, psychology, and different cultures/countries.

  • culture
  • photography
  • education
  • cooking
  • running
  • working out
  • clubbing
  • shopping
  • reading
  • traveling
  • cars
  • watching sports
  • socializing
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • skiing
  • sports
  • teaching
  • psychology
  • tourism

Music, Movies, and Books

Music is my life. :)

AMERICAN/HOLLYWOOD MOVIES: Slumdog Millionaire, Batman: The Dark Knight, Traffic, Gattaca Return of the King, Godfather, Heat, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Empire Strikes Back, and Blackhawk Down

ASIAN MOVIES: Hero, Mongol, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, House of Flying Daggers, In the Mood for Love, Hard Boiled, Ashes of Time, Infernal Affairs, Bride with White Hair, Beijing Bicycle, Princess Mononoke, The Seven Samurai, Old Boy, and Shiri

BOOKS: 1984, Animal Farm, Brave New World, To Kill a Mockingbird, Malcolm X, Lord of the Flies, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, Monitored Peril

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Amazing Things I’ve Done

25 December 2017- 25 March 2018
Backpacking in Europe for 3 months without money. I even didn’t spent 0.01€ for food or accommodation .

08 February 2018 - 19 February 2018
Couldn’t found any host in Porto . I found a hippies community . Love them amazing souls , learnt good things from them . No , I am not a hippie .

29 July 2019 - until now 🌟
Backpacking around world for 13 months until next year 11 August 2020 . On a challenge need to complete my 13 months travelling without staying in any hotel or hostel even the hostel is cheap as 3 € ( found one for 3€ in Budapest ) and so far I been traveling more than 3 months and I am quite successful on my that challenge.
Update : Success 😊👍

01 November 2019 - 03 November 2019
Didn’t sleep for 3 days . Took flixbus from Sofia to Budapest for a squash tournament . Bus stopped at Serbia border . Malaysian need a visa to enter Serbia , the bus left me and a Taiwanese girl in the border Serbia and Bulgaria ( 60 KM far from Sofia around 11:45 PM). Told her don’t worry we will try hitchiking . Met a guy who is driving from Germany to Bulgaria , hitchhiked with him . The next (2 November 2019) morning , took a bus from Sofia to border of Bulgaria - Romanian. Walked from a village near border Vidin, Bulgaria. Hitchhiked a taxi driver to the close to border and keep walking . While walking towards the border which is 14-15 KM with my 18 KG of backpack , Romanian police stopped me which is waiting for me behind the fence . Asked me come to fence . First question that he asked me , ‘ Are you Taliban ‘ , I said no . Will tell you more if you meet in real ( host me or stay with me 😅 ) walked another 5 KM until the border the next police asked where is your car? I replied ‘i don’t have car I only have legs ‘ . Hitchhiked from the Romania border to Hungary border with Turkish Truck which is bringing 12 tan of pomegranate to Germany from Turkey . One truck came in opposite side of the road almost crash face to face to the next truck . I didn’t sleep after that event .

03 November 2019 - 04 November 2019
Cheated by Hungarian bus driver who asked for 2 euro , the actually fare is 165 huf (0.5 euro ). I arrived in Budapest and couldn’t found any host . Tried to sleep in bus station and started to rain and got cold . Went to metro station slept to homeless in cold .

20 November 2019- 22 November 2019
I spent 3 days 2 nights in Copenhagen airport .
I lost my passport in flight which I flew from Vienna to Copenhagen on 20 November 2019 and my passport safely arrived in Vienna without me .Had experience slept 2 nights in Copenhagen Airport , 3 days 2 nights in Copenhagen Airport :)

15 December 2019- 16 December 2019
I stayed alone in a house for a night in Saada, Marrakesh Morroco without no electricity and water ( at night temperature 3-4 degree Celsius )

25 December 2019 -26 December 2019
Slept under a roof of shop in Hallstatt , Austria in temperature of -1 Degree Celsius with rain and mild snow , my legs was freezing cold .

26 December 2019- 27 December 2019
Slept alone in the Salzwelten Hallstatt , Austria . I entered before the main door close at 8 pm . Warm and very good free WiFi :)
Around 2223 my bag fell down and security alarm rang . But luckily no one came , to be honest I was little afraid :)

11 March 2020- 11 August 2020
Lived in Istanbul due to corona :)

24 February 2022 - 16 March 2022
Solo hike to Everest Base Camp for 21 days with 0% for training .
Solo trekking ( no guide, no porter )
Phaplu to Everest Base camp ,the classical trek in Everest region. One of the hardest things I’ve ever done but what amazing views and a feeling of achievement when at the top !!
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Nepal's Everest Base Camp (EBC) sits at 17,598 ft / 5,364 m at the foot of the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest (29,029 ft / 8,848 m)
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I started my EBC journey from Phaplu ( reached here from Kathamndu by jeep , almost 10 hours journey for 269 KM). What it turned out to be 238.8 KM, 14 kg of backpack , 21 days of trekking, 18 days of no shower ,cold especially at night ( around -16 °C or colder) . The toughest thing by far mentally and physically I’ve ever done in my life but I would do this over and over.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Everything that you wanted to know about Malaysia . My wonderful experience , how I travelled in Europe for 3 months without single cent .

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Malaysia, Turkey

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