Jody Buhay

Osaka, Osaka, Japan

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  • Assistant Language Teacher
  • B.S.BA in Marketing from the University of Arizona
  • From Gilbert, AZ
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About Me


To spread love and appreciation for Reese's peanut butter cups.


I have a lot of interests but only barely scratch the surface of one before another grabs my attention.

I`m more city than country. I`d rather navigate through a crowd than through a forest. That being said most of my favorite views and vacations have been remote locations.

I love meeting new people and many times feel more at ease in a place where no one knows my name as opposed to a place where everybody knows who I am.


Enthusiasm is contagious.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I`ve hosted and have been hosted. Looking forward to joining in on some CS meet-ups in the Kansai area!


hosted. loved it. once I have my own place again all are welcome!

i had the chance to be hosted on my trip to Europe Sept. '08 and stayed with some awesome people.


pop culture, Japanese dramas, ARASHI, international education and exchange, mastering public transportation, movies, Mexico, Japan, the perfect pour, dancing badly, Japanese archery, and finding the perfect weekender travel bag

Music, Movies, and Books

movies- When Harry Met Sally, Like Water for Chocolate, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Hana Yori Dango, Ocean`s 11, Anchorman, and Zoolander. given, they`re not the most inspiring movies, but they are movies i can watch over and over again.

music- from punk rock to J-Pop, my tastes are all across the board. i`m currently searching for good Japanese artists. If you have any recommendations send them my way!

books-Running With Scissors, Dry, Possible Side Effects, Barrel Fever, The Kite Runner, Harry Potter, and Lamb, the Gospel According to Biff, Christ`s Childhood Pal

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Amazing sights these eyes have seen: sunset off of Gate's Pass in Tucson, AZ, a thunderstorm over Tokyo from the view of Tokyo Tower, ARASHI's 5x10 tour at the Sapporo Dome, hanami at Hirosaki-koen

Teach, Learn, Share

peanut butter + chocolate = best combination ever.
throughout my travels I`ve found many people were not aware of this wonderfulness and thought the idea sounded disgusting. they were quickly schooled in the deliciousness of the peanut butter cup.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belize, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Japan, United States

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