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  • 133 references 51 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Finnish; learning Taiwanese, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • 60, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Volunteer English helper
  • very educated :D
  • From Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
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About Me

Jan 2024. Moving to Lam Dong province near Dalat. There will not be able to host at first. I will update my location and status later when more information.

Not in Can Tho! Not even in Sa Dec City but in the countryside nearby is where we live.
Lai Vung is the town 4 km awa,y, closest FuTa bus station is there, Sa Dec 15 km from us, Can tho over 40 km.

Slava Ukraini! Stand with Ukraine!
This is very important for me at the moment. Ukrainians have a special spot in my heart.

Old man from Finland and Australia. Married to Vietnamese.

Homeschooling my child. Vegan.

Us and some friends would like you to come and spend time with us and our children in English.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I was a traveler earlier, now retired from it and concentrating in family life especially with my children.


Vegan, children, countryside, permaculture, education

  • dogs
  • vegetarian
  • vegan
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • walking
  • gardening
  • permaculture
  • conversation
  • children

Music, Movies, and Books

Finnish language audiobooks, history, philosophy, psychology, politics

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

became a father. Became vegan in 2005

Teach, Learn, Share

Information about Finland. Vegan lifestyle. Homeschooling children.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Company of myself, my child and friends

Walk, talk, life experience, vegan lifestyle and food.

I can help people with English conversation. I speak slowly and clearly.
I will help you talk to the local kids in English.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Finland, Malaysia, Singapore, Ukraine, Viet Nam

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