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Elaine Chin

London, London, United Kingdom

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92% response rate · Last login 13 days ago

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Overview

  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified), English, French, Yue (Cantonese); learning Arabic, Spanish
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • No occupation listed
  • Cognitive Systems - University of Br...
  • From Many Locations on Earth
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION
Travel to every interesting place around the world, learn as many languages as possible (which is why - APOLOGIES IN ADVANCE - my hosting abilities are unfortunately scarce!!).
Do everything at least once in a lifetime, consequence will lead to ridiculously making people laugh or have a great experience to tell.

CURRENT STATE OF MIND
Energetic, ambitious and thoughtful. Accepting all challenges! Will most likely respond with "why not?"

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

Love meeting new people with different point of views and cultural (especially food) experiences.

Would also love to create a network of friends (and food) around the world.

Some attempts of fusion cooking for hosts/guests will be vividly suggested by myself, be warned - you will be my guinea-pig at home!

Interests

Hiking, running, skiing, taekwondo, mountain climbing, lazertagging, badminton, kayaking, photography, go-karting, skydiving.

Basically any exhilarating sport with lots and lots of speed, or pretending to be some sort of James Bond.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Ride an elephant in Thailand.
Whisper to a white tiger .
Play human-sized chess in Malaysia.
Work with the International Olympic Committee, meeting Jacques Rogge in Vancouver.
Camel-riding in Petra.
Ride the fastest roller-coaster of the world in Abu Dhabi

What I Can Share With Hosts

My passion for travelling and food. Lots and lots of frugal travel tips and food talk.
Keeping in touch afterwards to know when I can return the favor wherever I am!

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Philippines, Portugal, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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