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  • 21 References 16 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • grad student
  • B.A. Economics, Berkeley
  • From arlington heights, IL, USA
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About Me


Freedom, Beauty, Truth and LOOOOOVVVEE


my name is pronounced uh-NELL-uh, it's hawaiian. i love adventure! i was raised in chicago, went to university in california and did a 5-month stint in shanghai. i spent the past 3.5 years working as an economic analyst and drinking cocktails in new york. now living in melbourne as i attempt to change careers.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


meet-ups Shanghai
surfing Hangzhou, Nanjing, Porto
hosting NYC
meet-ups NYC


business, technology, languages, fashion, design, food, pop culture, art, music, the brain, evolution, dancing!, literature, post-apocalyptic movies, tropical islands, cocktails, beer, the park, the beach, books

  • arts
  • culture
  • books
  • literature
  • design
  • fashion
  • beauty
  • dancing
  • dining
  • beer
  • cocktails
  • drinking
  • technology
  • movies
  • music
  • surfing
  • business
  • languages
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

RADIOHEAD, gorillaz, daft punk, robyn, the knife, fleet foxes...(my music blog: park, ghost world, sin city, drive, clueless, almodovar, wes anderson, miyazaki, satoshi kon, coen brothers catch-22, murakami, kazuo ishiguro, vonnegut, roberto bolañoi also like twin peaks, mad men, breaking bad, LOST, arrested development, futurama, curb your enthusiasm and a lot of blogs!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

the most amazing things to me are amazingly mundane to others

Teach, Learn, Share

english i guess...

Countries I’ve Visited

Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, China, United States

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