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Alina Xu

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Overview

  • 2 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • research
  • university of california, berkeley
  • From fremont, california
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

ABOUT ME

I am trying to save the world via a particularly convoluted and dubious route by working at a economics research organization. I'm generally on the lookout for new things to do and new places to go.

I like music, a lot, and cooking followed by eating. I read books in parallel rather than in series.

Update: In Berlin for a few weeks and very excited about it.

Interests

Cities and not-cities, on an approximately equal basis. Most other things too.

Music, Movies & Books

Music - Radiohead, Beach House, The National, James Blake, Joanna Newsom, The xx, Frederic Chopin

Books - The Shadow of the Sun, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Remains of the Day, David Foster Wallace

Movies - In the Mood for Love, Annie Hall, Amelie

(TV - Twin Peaks, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, Peep Show.)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

A stilt village in Ghana; every inch of beach in Sierra Leone; Paul Kagame speaking to a packed, silent stadium on the eighteenth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. Giraffes. The view of San Francisco Bay from rooftops in Berkeley's hills.

Countries I've Visited

Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ghana, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Spain, Togo, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Uganda, United States

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