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Hola!!!My nerves of travelling are always stimulated through such a multi-cultural area, meeting new people will be one of the most important thing which lights up my day!
Smile brings power!!! So "^_______^" is the expression which mostly appears on my face, I always stay calm and be happy. Personally I love to be peaceful and cheerful - the only way to enjoy your life more, isn't it??
Photography is one of the biggest interest in my life. I would be very glad to meet anyone who loves the nature or share the same interest with me. If you can bring and show me the remarkable or secret areas of your town, or of your country would be very lovely!!
I treasure the friendship with all the people I met a lot and I wish to keep contact to every hosts I have come along to :)
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I am ready to take the challenge of coming second in my life - always be ready, be calm, be wise and be patient to all the challenges, make all impossibles to become possible!
"You'll never walk alone" is my motto taught by my beloved Liverpool FC. I will always trust people I met, believe all the best and treating them the best I can. As I believe people will seldom treat you bad with no reasons. I can always receive good if I offer the best. This is my life style.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Sorry to say I *CANNOT* offer a couch at this moment due to the lack of space and I'm living with my family right now but I will be very glad to meet for a coffee or some walks in the city (or even a short trip!!) have some chats and fun together :)
I would like to meet CSers as many as I can, meeting with the person who can show me the core culture of their country and I will do the same as well.
I enjoy visiting every unique couch as they reflect part of the personalities of the host, even some country cultures!!!
And now I am happy to have a chance of meeting different CSers in the city by attending some activities and meetings after I had fully settled down in Cork city =)
The most special experience was in Leiden (Holland) - stayed in a pub called "The Couch" with lots of funny CSers over there enjoying music, cigarettes, wine and jokes. I left a Nijntje cartoon on the wall before I left!! The first time I have to climb with my bag to the roof to find my sleeping place, loads of fun and it was really unforgettable!!!
Photography and reading photobooks in bookstore;
Before reading the contents below...feel free to visit my Facebook page which I started recently about my photography works!!!
Making new friends;
Eating and Cooking different cuisines;
Watching cookery + travel programs;
Sports: Squash, Table tennis, Watching soccer matches,Archery, Bowling...
Sending postcard/snail mails;
Learning foreign languages;
Cheesecakes + chocolate cakes;
The Sims 1-3 + Roller Coaster Tycoon;
Planning for travelssss...
Music, Movies, and Books
Recently: Sherlock Holmes!!! I like watching detective stories (keep me thinking - though I am always wrong), thrillers, crappy American comedies(lol), sorry Romantic love stories sometimes makes me fall asleep especially in the dark cinema! (I kept yawning when watching Avatar...:< )
Books: All travel books or journals, Photobooks (especially those from National geographic / Lonely planets), Photography guides, Recipes (with simple explanations and beautiful mouth-watering photos), Astrology predictions, Language self-help books
Music: Mayday, TVXQ, Jay Chou, Cheer Chen, Rene Liu, Stephenie Sun, Chet Lam, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Carpenters, country songs, Classicals, Westlife...(Please introduce me more good foreign musics!!!)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Wonderful moments in my trip
- First time to be a backpacker;
- First time to try hitchhike in Avignon (not succeed though ;))
- A big swimming pool in the host's home!!!!
- Staying in a couch which is actually a pub for 3 days!! Very unforgettable challenge!
- Soaking in amazing Brugge with terrible rain – but I admit it is one of my best fav city in Europe!
- Met 2 CSers who were not able to host us, but we became good friends later!
- Having a healthy walk in Sion (Switzerland), passing 3 high chain bridges and see a dog shaking its legs and was refused to pass it.
- Working in 3 farms during summer and has grown some new muscles.
- A bare foot adventure with my sweet host in Maastricht, Holland!!! Totally comfy and released!!!!
-Went to the 1st CS meeting in my life (in Cork!), seeing the monthly meeting became a weekly one, met so many amazing CSers around the world!
-Stuffed in an incredible CS pizza potluck!!!!
-Enjoying the parade and tulips fields with 4 lovely Lithuanian Gay guys and my lovely host!
-Phone stolen in Bologna but with the great help of the IT service centre I get in touch immediately with my host
-Great underground festival parade preparation meeting!
-Attending the walking festival in Dingle, Ireland, a walk of 17miles which was a max in my life, I was the last finishing girl!
-Work as a volunteer photographer in a French Film Festival…
-Tried different cookings with CSers!
-Kissed a snake, camels, sheep, dogs, animals are just great ;)
-Invited to a Moroccan Berber wedding :D
-Meeting with a random CSer in Morocco and became good friends! (^_^)
-Sleeping on the roof top of a hostel in beautiful Chefchaouen.
-Cheated and trapped by 2 Moroccan in a place with no mobile network. (oh!)
-Camera batteries stolen in Madrid – just in few seconds!
- Trapped in the bathroom of my lovely CS friend’s home!
- Drink, drink and drink!!
-Boardgame parties, comedy nights, cooking afternoons, loads of FUN!!!!
visited 19 states (8.44%)Create your own visited map of The World or another interesting project
*I will never forget these memories which bring me so much brightness into my life! I always love new connections and new challenges!
Teach, Learn, Share
I can tell you anything about China/Hong Kong.(For those I knew), for giving some travel tips and suggestions; And I can share some travel experiences of China, Taiwan,and South Korea as well.I can cook some simple Chinese dish too, teaching Cantonese/Mandarin words is my pleasure as well.
And of course, showing some beautiful pics of Hong Kong!
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In