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  • 7 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Student/Intern
  • Psychology
  • From Wayne, PA
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About Me


To be more tolerant


I like to enjoy the simple things. Looking, talking, reading, listening, moving. I am interning at a NGO right now in Kunming called PSI. I am also taking Chinese classes. In March I'll be heading back to the US to go to grad school for Public Health. From now until then I hope to enjoy every minute of my time here in China.


I think Daoism can teach us a lot about how to experience life. I personally find a lot of comfort and peace in this philosophy, even though its sometimes near impossible to follow (try "being like water" when someone sitting next to you at a restaurant hocks a loogie while your eating).

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've only had experience with hosting!


Studying China/Chinese, playing guitar, reading books, watching stuff.

  • books
  • reading
  • guitar
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

all books by David Mitchell are awesome.

I'm currently reading "The Party" about how the CCP works. Pretty interesting stuff

Cowboy Bebop

Feist, Joanna Newsom, Led Zeppelin, Steve Reich, Aphex Twin, The Pixies

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sunset in Lhasa, Tibet. Seeing the waves at Uluwatu beach in Bali. Chinese traffic.

Countries I’ve Visited

Antigua and Barbuda, Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, South Africa, United States

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