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Overview

  • 53 References 38 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Yue (Cantonese); learning Chinese, French, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Doctor
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery; Bachelor of Medical Scien...
  • From Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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About Me

I love doing things - I'd rather play music than listen to it, participate in a sport than watch it, perform in a musical than see it, or host a function than attend it. I value experiences over possessions, and try to own as little as possible.

I've been described in various contradictory ways including (I'm going to be honest even though I find some of these descriptions inaccurate/unflattering) "active and outgoing", "quiet and shy", "fun loving and adventurous", "serious and conservative", "easygoing", "OCD", "glamorous", "geeky", "party animal", "uber nerd", "rebel", "goody-goody", "stereotypical asian", "one of a kind". I'll leave it up to you to decide.

I've only uploaded a very small selection of photos here because I join a lot of sites and I don't like doubling up. For more, see http://www.facebook.com/jasminejzhu/

UPDATE: I have just realised I'm an outgoing introvert: http://thoughtcatalog.com/brianna-wiest/2014/07/18-struggles-of-having-an-outgoing-personality-but-actually-being-shy-and-introverted/

Interests

Food, Social Media, Technology, Music, Movies, Anime, Fragrances, Foreign Languages, Health & Fitness, Travel

  • animals
  • performing arts
  • design
  • interior design
  • photography
  • make up
  • perfumes
  • skin care
  • dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • fitness
  • partying
  • technology
  • anime
  • movies
  • tv
  • traveling
  • music
  • sports
  • communications
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

I am going to take the title of this heading as "Please elaborate on your interests, which may include Music, Movies and Books".

Music:

I used to play a lot of music, mostly piano, but ever since leaving my instruments behind at my parents' house, I've been very out of practice, so please don't be offended if I don't perform for you. I listen to all types of music and will be able to tolerate anything that you put on :)

Movies/TV:

Disney films and anime.

Books:

I haven't touched a novel in years. I blame it on technology.

Food:

I can eat everything and love to try new foods when travelling. My favourite course is dessert :)

Fragrances:

An old hobby of mine: http://www.fragrantica.com/member/49354/

Community:

As a student, I loved getting involved in non-profit organisations. One of my favourite experiences was working on the national executive of the Australian Medical Students' Association (http://amsa.org.au), something I still think back to very fondly!

Fitness:

When I have the time, I can be a bit of a fitness geek. I am always looking for new ways to mix up my routine and cycle through phases of reformer pilates, barre, Zumba, HIIT, functional training, spin, kickboxing and weights.

Travel:

I travel at a fast pace. I enjoy almost every activity, but I prefer to be actively doing something rather than sitting around at a bar/coffee shop/friend's house/on the beach.

I'm an independent traveler who prefers to explore alone, but enjoys sharing a meal with others. I don't cook when traveling, but prefer to take out a host to thank them.

I only send couchrequests to people that I'd want to be friends with anyway, even if they weren't hosting me. Otherwise, I'd rather save my time by staying at a hotel. So if you receive a request from me, it means I'm genuinely interested in you.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: Happy to elaborate on any of my interests listed above

Learn: Despite giving the impression of being talented at many things, I am incredibly hopeless at driving, and even worse at reverse parallel parking. If you can teach me how to perform either activity to the standard of an ordinary person, my family and friends will be forever grateful. In the meantime, I recommend that you don't lend me your car keys.

Share: A meal

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, China, Spain

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