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Overview

  • 7 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Science and Chinese Studies @ Carnegie Mellon Un...
  • From Burbank, California
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About Me

I'm easy to get along with (I hope) and enthusiastic about meeting new people. I love Hello Kitty. I've been vegetarian for 12 years. I have four tattoos and twelve piercings. Get to know me!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I had an amazing time surfing all over Europe summer 2013 and now I'm hosting a bit in New York :)

Interests

One of my biggest hobbies is dance. I mostly dance hip-hop, but I also enjoy contemporary and jazz.

I also like to bake a lot and make up my own recipes. I love to experiment with different flavors.

When I'm not dancing or baking, I like to read, knit, and listen to music. I recently joined a skeeball league, so that's been one of my new hobbies too!

  • tattoos
  • piercings
  • make up
  • dancing
  • recipes
  • baking
  • vegetarian
  • knitting
  • music
  • jazz
  • surfing

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Labyrinth, Donnie Darko, Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, My Neighbor Totoro

Music: David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, The Who, The Police, Ratatat, Stornoway, Girl Talk, Duran Duran, Notorious BIG

Books: Harry Potter, A Song of Ice and Fire, Hunger Games, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Alice in Wonderland, Ender's Game

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Eating deep fried scorpion in Beijing's Wangfujing snack street. Can't say I'd do it again, but glad I did!

Teach, Learn, Share

Like I already said, I love to bake. I'd love to teach you to make something if you're interested!! And of course the best part about baking... eating afterwards :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, United States

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