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To live without regrets! Try everything cos you only live once!
SUP! Singaporean girl here currently doing my Masters in Germany!
I would love to travel the world and see all seven continents! I live in Asia, been to Europe, North America, South America and Oceania so I'd love to see the remaining 2! Yes, even the Antarctica! I love to meet new interesting people from all over the world. In Singapore, I am a student host to international students and also doing interactive part-time/ad hoc jobs like waitressing and giving tours to local and Japanese students alike!
Random facts about me/Things that make me special! are:
-I have a very high metabolism rate so I can eat up to 4-5 full meals a day and wouldn't gain a single gram.
-My experiences are strongly pegged to music and scents. I instantly recall memories with the pegged music or scent.
-I have to lie on my left side to sleep - something to do with being afraid of monsters and zombies under the bed when I was younger.
-I don't eat eggs! (GASP!) No, I'm not allergic to them or anything but I can't stand the taste of them. My earliest memories of avoiding them date back to kindergarten. When they served eggs for lunch, I would just skip it. I do, however, eat cakes and muffins or other products that contain eggs. Just no eggs alone, please!
Anyway, to sum my life up: because we only live once, I'm gonna make sure this life's worth it! (:
Do whatever you want in life as long as it makes you happy!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Surfing in many countries and getting to know awesome people!
1. Titisee, Germany
2. Orange County, US
3. Hong Kong, China
4&5. Sao Paulo, Brazil x2
6. Brasilia, Brazil
7. Istanbul, Turkey
8. Kassel, Germany
9. Essen, Germany
I love learning new skills and recently just learnt how to ride a bicycle! (: I love learning languages and hope to be a master of a couple in the future! I like drawing, singing and dancing!
Music, Movies, and Books
I love watching good movies! Coupla' my favourites:
-Tropa de Elite (Elite Squad)
-The Batman trilogy
-No Strings Attached
-Rumour Has It
-Toy Story 3
-The Lord of the Rings trilogy
-The Matrix Trilogy
and pretty much all Disney movies!
TV series I follow:
-The Walking Dead (this show is driving me crazy - it's SOOOO good)
-The Big Bang Theory (currently at Season 4)
-Lie To Me (currently at Season 3)
I'm a music fanatic. When I drive, I HAVE to plug in to my mp3 player or listen to the radio.
Some bands I dig:
-The Temper Trap
-The Naked and Famous
-Third Eye Blind
-Jimmy Eat World
Apart from these bands, I listen largely to everything else from trance to the oldies. And by largely I mean, no Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez or Miley Cyrus. Nuh-uh.
Books I love:
-To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
-The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
-Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
-Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
-Blindess by José Saramago
-The Dark Dividing by Sarah Rayne
-Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
-The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (and the other two in the Millennium series) by Stieg Larsson
-The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
I used to be a bookworm as a kid and win all those nerdy who-read-50-books-this-semester prizes but not anymore now.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
-Spending an entire night lying on a trampoline outdoors wrapped in warm blankets, watching the stars and witnessing the moon move from one end of the sky to the other in Hawaii, US
-Sitting in the middle of a snow-covered forest in absolute silence in Hokkaido, Japan
-Tribal campfire at amphitheatre Thingstatte in Heidelberg, Germany
-Swimming in an ice cold waterfall in the wilderness of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
-Riding a buggy along miles and miles of unadulterated beaches at Praia da Pipa, Brazil
-Trekking through the San Pedro de Atacama Desert, Chile
Watch this space for more awesomeness!
Teach, Learn, Share
I love to get to know people from different backgrounds and offer what I know about Singapore (and maybe even Germany and Brazil!).
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Brazil, Germany, Singapore