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Overview

  • 224 references 179 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Japanese; learning Lao, Spanish, Thai
  • 60, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Trip Cordinator, Translator, Sales engineer
  • University
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

ABOUT ME:
Open minded for everyone. Interesting in different lifestyle and thinking. Love talking about movie, football and traveling. Cooking Japanese food, not the luxury one like Sushi and Templa, but traditional and basic one like Japanese rice, Miso soup and surly Takoyaki.

CURRENT MISSION

To present my lovely, beautiful, wonderful and amazing country, JAPAN

PHILOSOPHY

Smile makes you happy and be loved.
Life is only one time, don't lose your chance.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

CS is one of the best site to meet many different, attractive, friendly and real people.
It is so powerful and amazing to share the opinion, policy, idea, religion, culture, just like world's mobile library.
Let us open eyes to see the real world!

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

By hosting, exchange culture, tradition and own experience, give good impression of my country, JAPAN.
By surfing, amaze special and local places, activities and people. By all, be a good friend for all the time of life.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I concrete my Hosting concept with the help of many lovely surfers.
I accept almost all the surfers considering with availability, private and public.

Interests

Wine, Cheese, Thailand, France, Tennis, Football, Movie, Travel, Second life.

  • culture
  • folklore
  • education
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • cheese
  • japanese food
  • politics
  • traveling
  • surfing
  • soccer
  • tennis
  • teaching
  • religion

Music, Movies, and Books

Somewhere in time, It's a wonderful life, Joni Mitchel, Taeko Ohnuki, Ann Sally

Grave of the Fireflies: Most emotional film
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vPeTSRd580
http://www.amazon.com/Grave-Fireflies-Two-Disc-Collectors-Edition/product-reviews/B00006HAWP

My boom is Jazz with listening the internet radio, http://www.jazzradio.com/

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Travelling in 4 months around Europe in 1989. In this epoque, Japanese yen was absolutely weak enough, 240 yen to 1 dollar. So must do modest touring in Europe, but with precious experience which surly determine my future brilliantly!

Teach, Learn, Share

Language; English, French, Thai. Enough skill for learning complete different language from nature tangue.
Traveling; Tourist market in Japan, Thailand and France. Important information for travellers who want original one.
Culture, tradition and manner; basic and well important information for understanding Japan and Japanese.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Interesting discussion about Japan, ex. culture, behavior, thinking, food, politics, economy, education, religion....
Cooking real Japanese food with homemade.
Travel experience over 24 countries in ancient time, '90s

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Japan, Thailand

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