Lily Meng

New York, NY, United States

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  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified), English; learning Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • make the internet free for all
  • a business school liberal artist
  • From Tianjin,Austin,Milwaukee,Shanghai,Tokyo,New York
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


Never stop learning and loving


I grew up in Tianjin,China, went to school in Milwaukee and Austin in the U.S.. I enjoy traveling, meeting people and talking about everything from politics to favorite movies.

I moved from Tokyo to New York recently, and missing Japanese food so much. New York is busy, hectic, a true melting pot and will be my home for a while.


I am still trying to figure out the more serious and philosophical side of it. As for now, I want to live life to the fullest, treat everyone nicely, protect the environment and live simple. But I have to say, as time goes, I feel more and more that the world is messed up, oops.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I used to host in Shanghai when my apartment was spacious and nice. In Tokyo it's quite hard since space is quite limited. My husband and I have an apartment in Manhattan near east village, you are welcome to crash in our living room on couch/air mattress.


I heard about Couch Surfing from my geophysicist roommate. I have hosted a lot of people since I moved to Shanghai, I have surfed others couch in China,Brazil and Malaysia, it's been a great experience.


Worldly cuisine
Camping,tent and S'mores

Music, Movies, and Books

The Breeders, MGMT, Radio Head, Lady Gaga, Barenaked ladies, Oasis, David Bowie, Dave Matthew's Band, The Beatles, Drum&Base, Musicals!!!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Jump into lake Michigan on New Year's Day
Cliff jumping in Houston
Cruise through Yangtze river in China
Eating a fried scorpion
Observe Tokyo city from 200m high everyday

Teach, Learn, Share
This Brazilian fruit grow on tree trunk, so is durian, except durian would hurt your head if falls right on it.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Brazil, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Japan, United States

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