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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, Yue (Cantonese); learning Chinese, French, Spanish
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • undergraduate student
  • Working towards Psychology, Linguistics Degrees
  • From San Leandro, California
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Travel extensively by work, volunteer and just living life.

ABOUT ME

I'm one of the quieter girls you'll ever meet. Take the time, break a smile, say something random and open up to me.. and who knows? Always up for an adventure, outting or something equally challenging.

I hail from Oakland and up until 18, I've never stepped more than 50miles from where I lived. Now, I'm more than 469 miles away. I hope in my lifetime, I'll encounter great people, enjoy the simple pleasures I never had and travel further than my imagination can take me. I love listening to stories and perhaps that's one reason why I'm so quiet.. they take me away until I can do that myself. In the meantime, I'm going try to pick up as many languages as I can conversationally :)

Passed through: Tokyo (Japan), Salt Lake City (UT, USA)
Stayed: Shanghai (China)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

A recommendation from a close friend

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

First time! :) I hope my experiences as a partial couch-surfer will deepen friendships and life experiences. I hope in this future, I will be able to open my home to traveling strangers who need a place to stay.

Interests

music, friends, food, running, tennis, learning about life and positive psychology, traveling

  • dining
  • running
  • boating
  • traveling
  • music
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • languages
  • psychology
  • volunteering

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Visiting an remote island by turbulent boat, bus and experiencing lightening storm
- Hiking up to a monastery with steep confusing steps

Countries I’ve Visited

China, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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