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Overview

  • 17 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, French
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Tree planter
  • University of Toronto
  • From Oshawa/Toronto
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Travel and work, work to travel, meet people, see the world

ABOUT ME

I love to work hard and travel. I love to meet new people and try new things. I hope to visit each continent and know my own country thoroughly. I am a tree-planter in Canada with 5 seasons under my belt, I have been to every province in Canada, but none of the territories (yet). I lived in China for 6 months. I have hitch-hiked +12,000 km in Canada, +14,000 km around Australia, and 6,000 Km in Europe.

PHILOSOPHY

The individual human subject is the sole author of their destiny. We are entirely free and responsible for ourselves. No one can live for us, we must create our own lives and paint our own canvas. Having said that, the only thing that makes live worth it is each other.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosted in China (4 provinces), Europe (9 countries), Canada... Hosted while I was in Nelson B.C.

I love the open-mindedness, the travel stories, shared experiences and so much more that comes with travel. CS personalizes my experiences and links them with anyone I meet through CS.

Interests

Traveling, eating new food, local culture- especially music-, seeing landscapes- especially mountains-, working hard and making my own money, reading. I went to school for political science and philosophy and continue to be passionate about these subjects.

  • culture
  • writing
  • dining
  • reading
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • painting
  • music
  • political science
  • science
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Pulp Fiction, Braveheart, Star Wars, Children of Men, anything good.
Anything by Friedrich Nietzsche. Also a huge fan of Zinn, Hedges, Chomsky and Sartre.
The Brian Jonestown Massacre, the Black Angels.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Was the first person in North America to see the sun rise, at Cape Spear New Found Land, Canada(most East point in N. America).

Teach, Learn, Share

Political philosophy. Existentialism/ Phenomenological Ontology (sorry, I know its a mouthful). English language. Western style Essay-Writing

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Germany, Hungary, India, Lithuania, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Slovakia, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Canada, China

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