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Overview

  • 214 references 158 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Thai; learning Chinese, English, Japanese, Spanish
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Tour Leader ,Trekking guide , Eco lodges manager
  • BA in Tourism Management,8 years Buddhism Study
  • From Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Meeting interesting new people. Possibly show them some authentic experiences in my area:)

ABOUT ME

I was born in the countryside about 3 hours drive from the city. I left my family to go into a Buddhist temple when I was 10 years old and spent my life in the temple for 8 years then left after I had enough and went to university for 4 years. I graduated with a degree in Tourism Management (minor in psychology). Started work after graduating as a trekking guide for 3 years and now I have been working for overseas companies as tour leader since 2005-2011. I have my own company since 2011 www.nextstepthailand.com and Spicy Vialla( www.chiangmaiecolodges.com) and run volunteering projects. im a host on Helpx and wwoofing and on m y own site .

please do respect me as a good host and I will share with you. If there is anything you are not sure of as far as behavior while you are staying with me please ask. I have hosted many people but not all of them have respected me and my feelings.thanks

Many people use CS just for free accommodation i understand and accepted but in a creative way !, sometime i didnt work coz i want to be good host to chat and offer many thing but sometime people come and go which 2 words i knew from them is hello and goodbye.....hostels are cheap in Thailand!!!! im sure you can pay and do as you want....im looking for someone fun friendly and keen to learn something from me as local and thai and share and teach me something as who you are and who you kknow
thanks

PHILOSOPHY

Living on this world as human being there are both side sadness and happiness in the same moment so purifying our heart is the most important thing !Think before we do and thinking when we are doing that is a survival basic in order not to create difficulty for ourselves. Real happiness is found not from others suffering

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Currently just hosting but hope to get involved with my local cs community and meet people that way.

Been hosting since 2010! Have had amazing experiences with my incoming surfers and look forward to many more!
but sometime hosted people who come and go as a hostel very sad but how do i know them right?):
I am here not using the site to benefit my business so dont get me wrong, please separate between this and my business

Interests

I'm interested in languages, sport, histories, human rights, social development, ethnic minority studies, traveling, cooking and outdoor activities

Music, Movies, and Books

I like folk, country and rock music depends on the atmosphere and like to watch investigation type movies.
I also like to read biographies.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I spent 8 years in Buddhist temple

Teach, Learn, Share

As a local trekking guide for northern Thailand my best service to incoming travelers to the area is my knowledge of the region and its people. My day job aside, if you need any information on the region, places to go, people & culture, send me an email. I'm happy to help and get you the information you need.

For all my treks and incoming surfers, I love to cook original Thai meals. If you love to cook, I'd be happy to teach you a few Thai recipes as well. My guests never leave hungry :)
I love to share an opportunity for new friends who love to help local communities by be volunteering(more information please require)

What I Can Share with Hosts

i love cooking(thai food),Buddhism conversation, ethnic minority group talk,south east asia conflict solution talk, geography, sports,traveling, philosophy and mind reading talk.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Laos, Netherlands, New Zealand, Slovakia, Viet Nam, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Thailand

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