Chen-Wen Cheng

London, London

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  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Taiwanese; learning Japanese, Korean
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • student, time waster, and dreamer
  • NTU(double BA), LSE(MSc)
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About Me


finding like-minded


adventurous, sporty, reading lover and curious cat!
BA in sociology and Chinese literature. Now doing media and communication study in London.


In this post modern era, every single person have their own right to define and interpret her/his own life (normally by experience), every single person has her/his own story. It makes us unique (and sometimes lonely oops). Due to the unique context of everyone, conducting a 'real communication' is hard and it's a complex process. but possible. I'm not pessimistic in this sense :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've heard from my friend and thought it's a brilliant idea, why not have a try? And register then (at that time I was travelling in Japan loool)


I am a person who LOVE CS this idea and LOVE to meet people through it as well (host, surf, meeting......). I like the concept of exchanging need. There's something more than money. (so the other websites "" and "" are two volunteer exchange networks I used to involve in as well. check them out if you don't know them! I'd like to send this gospel to you!) To experience the incredible lovely friendship base on trust and respect, how a lovely thing? I do know in the future, when I am (even more) busy on the work or family or any other things in life, I might not be able to do CS, but so far so good, would be happy to stay here with everyone!

In Beijing hanged out with surfers. In Hong Kong, both be hosted and hosted and meeting! some of them you could see at references. It was so lovely experience I do miss you all!

It's always good to share each other's stories, thoughts and life experience. and some of surfers would become life long friends, that's a lovely thing. I learn the trust and respect from CS. Even I know all those fabulous experience always work well in CS world, still feel amazing every time, always grateful :)


Generally learning, writing, reading and dreaming.
Partying, traveling (suppose you too, right? ), sports - biking the best, and badminton. would like to try new ones.
Observing this world, caring social issue and innovation.

Music, Movies, and Books

book/ Bible, classic literature (especially ancient Chinese one, that was part of my major and job), 1984, Japanese comics, the Lord of the Rings series, things written by C.S. Lewis(I love Till we have faces!), Walter Benjamin and Georg Simmel. Jane Austen, Haruki Murakami. wikipedia and many of nice blogs.

music/ from classical to pop, totally up to my mood.

movie/ same as music... disney and pixar are childhood memories. documentary is gem also.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Cycled around Taiwan island, Tokyo yamanote line and Beijing by bike. (I'm a keen biker!)

Did field work in China's factories (like Foxconn...the story of all that MADE IN CHINA products you've seen)

Did some ancient chinese document's sometimes interesting sometimes boring...that's amazing lol

Took off my tumor with a terrify surgery :P

Teach, Learn, Share

Languages, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese. and living experience in Beijing and Hong Kong or any other travel stories, experience you see in this profile. or oh, maybe how to drive Taiwanese ppl crazy properly lol

I want to learn photography ,any instruments and any quality I am lack of.
In fact, anything new and you love, i would like to know.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, China, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Taiwan, United Kingdom

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