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  • 4 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Haha
  • St Andrews and Edinburgh University
  • From Perth (Scotland, not Oz, sadly)
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me


To wander for 8 months


I have just got a job starting in September 09, so I have 8 months to wander the Earth. So far done the Philippines, where I couchsurfed for the first time (thanks Doc!), and have just spent a few months doing my divemaster in Thailand. Off to Malaysia next.

Spent the last two years in China teaching English and studying Chinese, always love to chat in Mandarin (but dont have to!).


Still working on it!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Just new to this, so will update later. Looking to do some surfing I guess, and meet some cool people.


Surfed in Manila, was cool, thanks Doc. Want to do some more.


Travel, the world, everything, other people and places.

  • traveling
  • surfing
  • snowboarding

Music, Movies, and Books

Movie: Prince of Thieves, loved it since I was a kid
Book: A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali, tragic
Music: Its all good

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Dived with sharks, watched an ostrich lay an egg (then ate it!!!), safari in Kenya, snowboarding in Japan, learnt Chinese, crashed a motorbike in Vietnam

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Cambodia, China, France, Japan, Kenya, Laos, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, United Kingdom

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