CQ (Cheng Qing)

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  • Description

    Hi there! My name is CQ

    Im from Singapore and in 2021, Im working as a product designing and swimming coach while waiting for my flying training in Aussie. Been doing workaway for several years in the past and now Im back again to explore more places!

    My current plan is to visit Canada from end sept - dec when their borders are open.

    A little about me: Having grown up in the small city life of Singapore, Im always fascinated by the world out there and places I can explore. After my uni studies in mechanical engineering, I took a gap year to backpack Asia, Europe and Africa. While travelling, I came across workaway projects and it has totally changed the way I travel! It allowed me to spend more time with locals and help out with interesting projects which were some of the best experiences in my life. From then on, I became a huge fan of workaway.

    Some of my workaway experiences:
    -Bamboo harvesting in Shizouka, Japan
    -Hostel work in Osaka, Japan
    -Cafe assistance in Hanno, Japan
    -Cabin lodge construction in Joensuu, Finland
    -English summer camp in Barnual, Russia (My fav!)
    -Organic Farming in Yilan, Taiwan
    -English language exchange in Hanoi, Vietnam
    -Revamping vehicle project in Oosteind, Netherlands
    -Private school teaching in Rusinga Island, Kenya
    -Hostel work in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
    -Brewery and bartending work in Nieu Bethesda, South Africa
    -Camping assistance in Rhodes Island, Greece
    -Guesthouse work in Ezuz, Israel

    Activities/Interests that I enjoy:
    Discovering new things
    Exploring unknown places
    Learning new cultures
    Water sports (Scuba diving, freediving, kayaking, swimming)
    Most outdoor sports (Rock climbing, bouldering, trekking, biking)
    Animal care
    Looking after little kids
    Natures
    Spontaneous decisions!
    Reading
    Volunteering/Humanitarian aids

    My life goal is to compile all the amazing experiences I've came across throughout my adventures and create a platform/opportunity for others to explore their own dream path too. It can be a project on resolving poverty, providing educational opportunies, community for similiar travellers or something along that line(Love to hear anyone's input/ideas!)

    And also, to build my dream house somewhere in the world (:

  • Interests

    Mountain
    Beach
    Nature
    Camping
    Hitchhiking
    Sailing / Boating
    Adventure sports
    Water sports
    Team sports
    Winter sports
    Fitness
    Yoga / Wellness
    Outdoor activities
    Hiking
    Van life
    Farming
    Sustainability
    Animals
    Pets
    Drawing & painting

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  • Skills and knowledge I'd like to share or learn

    I'm interested in:  

    Life at a Farmstay
    Animal Care
    Teaching

    Some knowledge of:  

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Helping around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Helping with Computers/ Internet

    Able to teach about:  

    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Language practice
  • More details about your skills

    Generally great with anything that requires hands-on labour! Cooking, diving, and some experience in farming, brewery, herding sheeps/goats, construction work and guesthouse hospitality! I can also teach swimming.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent

  • Age

    30

  • Nationality

    Singaporean

  • What else ...

    Very flexible and optimistic person. Open to learning anything!

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    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      nil

    • Special dietary requirements
      nil

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