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Chin Ling .

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland (Republic of)

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Overview

  • 62 Positive References
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Hakka Chinese, Malay, Yue (Cantonese); learning German
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Learner
  • No education listed
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Currently, living in Dublin, trying to unfold the ability, disability and possibility from my inner-self. Learning love, tolerance and forgiveness with the people surrounded me.

I'm Chin Ling. Born and grew up in the south of Malaysia - Johor Bahru, the gateway to Singapore. When I was 20, I studied and worked as a graphic designer in Kuala Lumpur, traveled to many dream places and also made a working holiday in New Zealand in 2012. Everything was so great to me!

I enjoy learning in farm, learning about organic, learning the basic thing of life. I think life can be very simple if we live healthily. We don't need much and there comes the happiness :)

I believe when life surrounded by shopping malls, what we learn is about brand. When life surrounded by wild, what we learn is about nature.

PHILOSOPHY

work happily, live happily, play happily and living in a simple way

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I surfed in Taiwan for the first time. After that, I hosted quite a lot of people when I worked in Kuala Lumpur and also joined various local gatherings. That was my greatest time! I love hosting!

I hosted
2014 Dublin~
15Mar - Edgar (Chile)
9 April - Guillaume (France)
3May - Jofre (Spain)
19 May - Gabriel (Canada)
29 May - Jim (Cork)
28 June - Gaetan (France)
08 Aug - Sergio (Spain)

2011 Kuala Lumpur~
13Jan - Elias (Mexico)
25Jan - Nick (US)
11Feb - Jesse (US)
9May - Augustas & Katja (Lithuania)
9June - Sergey (Russia)
21June - Moya (Taiwan)
10July - Adrian (Spain)
16July - Aurélien and friends (France)
23July - Luke (Canada)
24July - Luka and Rok (Slovenia)
29July - Yann (France) + Marion (Germany)
4Aug - Kartini (Indonesia) + Minny Li (China)
7Aug - Michelle (Australia)
9Aug - Alex (Russia)
10Aug - Krystal (US)
13Aug - Erica & Elina (Japan) + Jade (Canada)
19Aug - Sergi (Spain) + Mallory (US)
22Aug - Steven Ho (MY)
12Sept - Martin (Slovakia) + Mikoy and Ann (Philippines)
13Sept - Richard (NZ) + Katha (Germany)
14Sept - Alejandra (Ecuador)
15Sept - Rajesh (India)
16Sept - Yuri (US) + Baptiste (France) + Woojin (S.Korea)
30Sept - Orange (HK)
17Oct - Batja (Slovakia)
16Nov - Japoy (Philippines) + Matthieu (France)
26Nov - Mark + Hannah (UK)
29Nov - Vlado (Slovekia)

2010~
11Jan - Sheng & Tanja (Austria)
17May - Jeff Kian Seng (Malaysia)
05Jul - Yong Ooi (Penang)
13Nov - Wen Chin (B.P.)
17Nov - Angela (England)
15Dec - Robin (Sweden)

2009~
21June - Rando (Estonia)
22Aug - Michael (Germany)
24Aug - Antonio, Imogen and Jason (Australia)
18Sept - Shang Chuan Chiang (Taiwan)
20Oct - Yang, non-Cser (Taiwan)
8Nov - Brian (Denmark)
15Dec - Valerie (Canada)
20Dec - Gaurav (India)
29Dec - Jeff Kian Seng (Malaysia)

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I surfed:
2013~
28 Jul - Adrea (Kuantan)
20Oct - David (Vienna)
23Oct - Mate and Anna (Budapest)
26Oct - Teo (Maribor)
28Oct - Maja (Ljubljana)
30Oct - Hans (Freilassing)

2010~
11Jul - Isa (London)
14Jul - Brian (Aarhus)
21Sept - John (Den Haag)

2009~
01May - Matthew (Taipei)
03May - Anne (Taipei)
06May - Shu Huiyang (Taipei)
10May - Jerome&Jordan (Tainan)

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I met
2009~
01May - Jenny (Korea)
27June - Wishing Tree (Malaysia)
22July - Hugo Noel (Canada)
01Aug - Tanja (Austria)
11Sept - Elena, Nikki, Ben, Anu in Siem Reap
10Oct - Kg. Kemensah Gathering
12Oct - Durian BuffeT @ SS2
25Oct - Picnic at Bukit Cherakah

2010~
01Jan - Kelantan Trip with KL Group

2011~
17Sept - We brought another 4CSers who supposed to stay at our place to Cameron Highland for a 3days2nights trip :)

Interests

Traveling / Culture / Art / Collecting Postcard / Cooking / Movie / Gig / Photograph with my film camera / Organic gardening / Walking / Nature / Nice and interesting stories from Couch Surfers

Music, Movies & Books

Music

The Shins / The Strokes / Kings of Convenience / My Little Airport / Club8 / Munk / Lykke Li / Husky Rescue / Brett Anderson / Kyte / Death cab for cutie / The Beatles / MLTR / Muse / Air / Bombay Bicycle Club / Lali Puna / Suede / Olivia Ong / The XX / Zee Avi / Peter Bjorn And John / Lykke Li / Travis / Beyond / Nao孬 / Flica / Manu Chao / The Passenger

Favourite Movie

Funny Game / Same Same But Different / The Chorus / Into The Wild / Dead Poet Society / The Prestige / Memento / Waking Life and etc.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

*Hosted 6 people at the same time in my little apartment in Kuala Lumpur.

*Traveled to New Zealand for about 10 months was so unforgettable time for me.

*10 days Vipassana Meditation Course without talking to anyone

*Hitchhike in Malaysia, New Zealand and Europe countries

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach
Mandarin Speaking / Asian Food Cooking / Graphic Design

I would like to learn
Organic Gardening / Playing Guitar / Yoga / German Speaking / Meditation

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Singapore, Slovenia, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand

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