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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified), English; learning French
  • 22, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • I regard myself as an anthropologist; (Research assistant...
  • College Degree in Neuroscience
  • From Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Figure out the world.

ABOUT ME

Tavel is the way I learn, get inspiration from and get energy from.
Besides travel I enjoy arts, science and philosopy: I do pottery/photography/abstract drawing/ calligraphy etc...
I study science: I major in neuroscience but I also love biology/geology/mathematics/philosophy etc...
I'm also a big fan of traditional Chinese medicine. I study a lot about both eastern and western medicine. That is my life passion.
I also love tea and I cook good food.

PHILOSOPHY

carpe diem!!~

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I think one of the most important thing of traveling is meeting amazing people, so we can learn, share and see the different part of the world~ Couchsurfing is a great way to know, share and explore other human beings. Where you see homes, personalities and beautiful lives.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I had one experience and I loved it.

Interests

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traveling/exploring/trying new things.
I'm a beginning free diver and an advanced scuba diver. (I love free diving more)
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cultural anthropology/eastern and western philosophy/Cognitive science/neuroscience/art/great movies/
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cooking/knitting/dancing/singing/pottery
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classics/Chinese folk/rock/
Ravel, Beethoven, Shostakovich, Stravinsky ...
Yunpeng Zhou, Weiwei Zhang...

I love interesting people.

  • arts
  • culture
  • humanities
  • singing
  • photography
  • dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • chinese food
  • movies
  • traveling
  • pottery
  • knitting
  • drawing
  • anthropology
  • biology
  • calligraphy
  • geology
  • mathematics
  • medicine
  • neuroscience
  • religion
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: The Lobster; Mary and Max; Millennium Actress; Paprika; A Beautiful Mind; Big Fish; A Clockwork Orange; Mr. Nobody; Fanfan; trois couleurs trilogy; Sans toit ni loi; Corpse Bride; Scent of a Woman; Match Point; Avatar; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Spirited Away; Vicky Cristina Barcelona
The Simpsons.

music: Folk/rock/classic

Books: Neverending Story; The Alchemist; The Botany of Desire;Le Petit Prince; Road to Heaven : Encounters With Chinese Hermits.......

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I went to Nepal by myself when I was 17. The experience of coming back from Nepal to my home by land(southern china) during hot season was a great event to the adolescent me. It was really really hard! I faced lots of desperate moments and real life obstacles but also meet unexpected great people and miracles. It was solely a intriguing puzzle to me and I solved it.
But that was years ago...
um..... I need to find more challenges now.

Teach, Learn, Share

I like to have conversations with different people just to talk about culture, philosophy, and travel experiences. To me, traveling is for learning. I have learned a lot about humanity, society, culture, people from my past traveling experiences. I would love to share my thoughts and my stories with you, and learn your stories as well.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Conversation and fun experiences and new memories.

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico, Nepal, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, United States

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