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I am teaching at Indigenous College of NDHU, at the East Coast, Hualien, Taiwan. When I'm not teaching, I enjoy traveling, cooking, biking, growing own food and dancing with chickens. I don't have a car and my place-Breathing Life is at Shou-Feng where is the opposite direction from the Taroko National Park. I promote slow travel and encourage travelers to discover the beauty of small village that is not listed on the guidebooks.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I have traveled about 40 countries since 1989 and would like to exchange cultures and my passion about food with the travelers. With the help of friends, we built Breathing Life in 2014. It is my home and I'd like to use it as a platform for cultural exchange and a site of learning and sharing. I am also aiming to bring the 'world' to the rural village and let the travelers to experience Taiwanese hospitality. Since I teach at university I hope my CS guests would have a chance to interact with the my students and the locals.
Food, cooking, reading, biking, hiking and growing my own food.
Music, Movies, and Books
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Grow millet on campus and build the millet house with the community elders and students.
Teach, Learn, Share
Taiwanese and North American Indigenous cultures
What I Can Share with Hosts
Place to stay, self grown-food to cook and eat, cultures to share and traveling stories to exchange.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States