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Overview

  • 11 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified), English; learning French, Yue (Cantonese)
  • 20, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • undergraduate
  • University of Toronto
  • From Haikou, Hainan, China
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About Me

This is Lee, a 20-year-old single female backpacker, the Dora the world explorer always looking for adventure, a trail walker who never stops her trip into the deeper and newer world.

During the last few years, I have been trying to make full use of my vacation time to travel extensively and see the world. I am always passionate to meet and learn from different cultures, people and new things. I want to figure out who I truly am and where I really belong by exploring how people live their lives differently in other parts of the world. When I traveled in Europe I tried some unique and authentic ways to travel and taste the local life by Couchsurfing, Airbnb, hitchhiking, and camping...they have made some life-long memories. Traveling and backpacking has changed my life, my mind and the way I see life. I know although the trip itself is amazing, it is always the people I met and shared the experience with that really sealed the deal. They really turned those places into something so much more than just a place that I have visited.
2. I enjoy living in the wild with the pure nature. For the three weeks volunteering on an organic farm in Australia, I truly enjoyed staying in the countryside working with the animals, away from the city life. Besides, volunteering in a national wildlife reserve in an Israeli desert offered me a real adventure into a whole new world and a fantastic way to experience a totally different way of living. I learned to live and work independently while being active in an international environment with international volunteer and the local workers. I also have a lot of stories about how the challenges and experiences have shaped me into an independent, resilient, adaptable and passionate person.
3. I am very into outdoor sports like hiking, climbing, swimming thus maintain a high level of fitness. I have also developed a deep love for arts, photography and history.
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Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I am always passionate to meet and learn from different cultures, people and new things. I want to figure out who I truly am and where I really belong by exploring how people live their lives differently in other parts of the world. Traveling and backpacking has changed my life, my mind and the way I see life. I know although the trip itself is amazing, it is always the people I met and shared the experience with that really sealed the deal. They really turned those places into something so much more than just a place that I have visited.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE
the first one was in Paris 4 years ago, still recall every single detail of how I got a request accepted and the excitement, the curiosity and all those tiny but beautiful moments in every street of Paris. We are still good friends.

Interests

I am very into outdoor sports like hiking, climbing, swimming thus maintain a high level of fitness. I have also developed a deep love for arts, photography and history.
I am recently very interested in Podcasts!!!
Freakeconomics, Ted radio hour, you are not so smart, planet money , why factor from BBC, the art of charm...

  • wildlife
  • arts
  • writing
  • photography
  • working out
  • walking
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • podcasts
  • jazz
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • hitchhiking
  • volunteering
  • road trips
  • gym
  • talking
  • skating

Music, Movies, and Books

Jazz,folk... boyhood.before sunrise,sunset,midnight...social network.....the reader.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

stayed in the desert in Isreal for a month, once got picked up by a sheep truck at midnight in the middle of the desert when i missed my night bus to Tel-aviv (it didn't stop for me !!) it is the coolest truck in the world!!!

hitchhiked in Iceland and Australia!

volunteered in a lodge in the middle of nowhere in Alaska. my home away from home. found my "magic bus" in that amazing land.

snorkeling and diving in Sinai Penninsula!
camping in sahara dessert!

Teach, Learn, Share

2017 February was one of my turning points, I suddenly realized something and changed my daily lifestyle.
I used to sleep at 2-3 a.m. (yes like every normal university student) and get up whenever I have to. I decided to be serious about sleep (sleep is the most underrated need of human-beings!) and tried to go to bed before 11 and get up at 6. then a lot of other changes happened. I care what I put into my body, I go to gym every day and maintain a high level of fitness. I could never believe that I can live such a healthy life and most important of all, i have better controls of my compulsions. I could never imagine to develope this self-discipline...
there is really nothing you can't do or change as long as you have a strong will. you can do anything if you really want to!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories, food, laughter

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, China, Hong Kong

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