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  • 15 references 9 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified), English
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Just finished Army as a Dog Handler, headed to Uni
  • Entering Dental School in 2014 (National University Singa...
  • From Singapore
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Experience diverse cultures, meet new peeps, see the world

ABOUT ME

Describing myself takes the fun out of it. How about you look at the facts and see for yourself. Here they are~

Fun facts in my life (since birth):

4:Fell down a flight of stairs, didnt cry at all

5: Burnt myself with a steaming hawt iron and bawled my eyes out

8: Secretly wipes tears from eyes when Sully and Boo get reunited, as I watch Monsters Inc with siblings #oops

12: Gets into top school in Singapore #almamaterpride

14: Was a camp counselor for kids

17: Organised a fund raising concert for the first time! #awesomesauce

18: Wrote my college essay to Carnegie Mellon about childhood Comic book heroes and got accepted into Business!

19:

-Entered into the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) to become a Dog handler. Woof woof! #comesitdownstay!

- Decided to stay in Singapore to be a dentist(discovered I loved working with my hands and with kids)

-Took up Yoga and Pilates for six months after reading Eat Pray Love

19.5: Went to Philippines, Dumagette to volunteer to teach kids

20:

-Went backpacking to Bali

21:

- Volunteered to get locked up in a lab for 2 week without phones or internet for the name of science (and alot of money! :P)

- Went to India to see the Kerala Backwaters and hiking in the indian mountains

- Set up my own dog walking and training company @ dogwalkingsingapore.com

- Went to Krabi to chill

- Entered university (National University of Singapore, Dentistry)

22:

- Skipped school to travel to vietnam for a week on a whim

- Set up another small business @ madeofglee.com (Check it out!)

- Picked up skateboarding and am currently learning to kickflip

- Hiked on the World's most "dangerous" trail (at least according to Buzzfeed) on Mount Hua, in Xi'an

- Got my PADI open water diving certificate in Tioman

- Was scouted and starred in an international star's (can't disclose) music video as a skateboarder

- Europe (jaw drops)

- Bali once again and scootered around even more

23

- Fell in love

- Road tripped in Perth, Australia (and plan on moving there one day)

PHILOSOPHY

Eat, Pray, Love or Masticate, Meditate, Marinate? (Haha couldnt think of a synonym for Love)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Initially, it was a place to find a place to stay for free, but now, the amazing community is what keeps me coming back time and time again:)

Interests

Hopefully if our interests coincide, we're probably gonna have a time!

Im totally not a hipster and enjoy the simple pleasures of life, but bring on your Vampire Weekend, Florence and the Machines or One Direction, Im in!

My interests include:

Skateboarding around the university town

Hitting the pavement and gym at least once a week and cycling with friends of course

Cafe hunting in our city-island sprinkled with so many great finds!

Throwing the whole afternoon away at home playing the guitar or in the library browsing comics

Here are some of the pop culture I comsume, off the top of my head

Comics: Spiderman's my childhood idol and Mary Jane was my childhood crush (Walking dead, Chew, Gotham Central, Wolverine)
Movies: (500 Days of summer, Reservoir Dogs, Fight Club, UP, Monsters Inc)
TV (The Office, Modern Family, Life Unexpected, Parenthood, Game of Thrones,Grey's anatomy, New Girl, HIMYM)
Bands: (John Mayer, Kodaline, Augustana, The Paper Kites, Click five)

Music, Movies, and Books

Books

The White Tiger, Eat Pray love, Four Hour work week, Daring Bravely, The Goon Squad, The social animal, Freakonomics, Eragon

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Snorkling in the beautiful reefs of Terengganu, Malaysia

Taught in multiple schools in the Philippines to throngs of students

Seen the Great Wall of China

Training in close contact with Huge Ferocious Attack canines

Organised a full scale concert for charity, with huge local acts such as Inch Chua and Charles Wong

Teach, Learn, Share

Basic Dog training and obedience!

Basic Pilates

Essay Writing (I am a part time tutor and I am GREAT, Haha, i think)

Skateboarding!

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