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Overview

  • 22 references 21 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2017
  • Director & Co-Founder at Lumenate
  • Universtiy of Liverpool - MEng
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

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Hey!

A year and a half ago I quit my job as a far future concept designer at Jaguar Land Rover in order to explore and chase after my true life passions. Since then I have spent 11 months driving solo in a van from Canada to Chile (massive thanks to all my amazing CS hosts along the way <3 ) and am now settled in Bristol starting my own business with a close friend and flat-mate and excited to start hosting properly again :D

Our business aims to take a safe, scientific and accessible approach to subconscious exploration, using light and sound to guide the brain into an altered state of consciousness somewhere in between deep meditation and psychedelics. Yes, if you ask nicely you can have a go ;)

At home I fill a lot of my spare time with music playing guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele and even sitar! I also have a fairly extensive record collection and love going to gigs and festivals.

Other than music I've got quite into rock climbing over the last couple of years and love pursuing adventure whenever I get the opportunity.

Growing up out in Asia I am lucky enough to have done a lot of travelling and seen loads of beautiful places. Despite the many fantastic sunsets, beaches, mountains, temples and cities, my favourite part of travelling is definitely meeting people and hearing their stories and experiences, hence signing up here!

I'm outgoing, social and always keen to try something new. Hope to meet you soon!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

A shared experience is one of the few gifts that you can 'give' and have both you and the recipient gain. For me Couchsurfing is the perfect platform for this.

Interests

  • photography
  • music festivals
  • cooking
  • music
  • live music
  • guitar
  • rock climbing
  • neuroscience
  • adventure travel
  • startups
  • sitar

Music, Movies, and Books

Music - Beatles, Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, Pond, Led Zeppelin, Tame Impala, Jimi Hendrix, The Moonlandingz, Metronomy, Floating Points, The Flaming Lips, Ravi Shankar, The Lemon Twigs, The Who, Foxygen, Temples, Primal Scream.... And many many more!!

Movies - Top movie of all time, Black Dynamite. Love watching documentaries too!

Books - Normally end up reading biographies

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Driven my trusty(ish) van Nelson from Canada to Chile

Teach, Learn, Share

- Can teach guitar, startup advice, basic photography and (some) cooking
- Always keen to learn anything
- Would love to share my travel stories and music

What I Can Share with Hosts

Can cook up a tasty dinner!

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Malaysia, Singapore, United Kingdom

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