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  • 31 References 14 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Chinese (Simplified), Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Strategic Development Consultant
  • LLB + LLM in International Law
  • From Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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About Me

Just arrived with my bf in Hong Kong (as of January 2017) to live for 1-2 years! We are currently flat-hunting and have everything to discover! So I'm more than happy to meet locals/expats that live here and/but also travellers that are here for a few hours/days or else!

I'm easy going, open-minded and I like to visit, travel, eat and drink! I love to extend my horizons and to experience the wonder of the unknown. I love to hang out, generally outside, I love walking and taking pictures and meeting new people.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfin' since 2008 and loving it :) it's the best way to travel, meeting awesome people and locals!


I've decided to not update (yet!!!) what I wrote in 2008, so that gives you a good idea of what my 18-years-old-self was like ;) ! I grew up a bit since then (but maybe not sooo much ahah) but it can never be as worst... can it?

I love random roadtrips, walking, snowboarding, biking, taking pictures, music and concerts (festivals!), hiking, camping, and discover new food and drinks.

  • concerts
  • festivals
  • dining
  • coffee
  • walking
  • drinking
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • snowboarding
  • law
  • volunteering
  • craft beer

Music, Movies, and Books

Napoleon Dynamite, Lords of Dogtown, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mine, Juno, Tais-toi, Garden State

Mutemath, Muse, Oasis, Billy Talent, In Flames, Tricot Machine, Mumford&Sons, Ellie Goulding, Mum, The Bright Road, Shiny Toy Guns, The Sounds, Sam Roberts, Florence+the Machine, Beirut, Pink Martini, Alpha Rococo, Vincent Vallieres, Grand Corps Malade, Ratatat, Manu Chao, Maroon 5, Underoath, Metallica, Roguewave, Fauve, Likke Li, Moderat, Milky Chance, Half Moon Run, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, The Killers

Best book : Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Quit my day job as an in-house legal counsel to volunteer abroad - that was 2 years ago already !

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Costa Rica, France, Hong Kong, Scotland, United Kingdom

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