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Overview

  • 5 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Fijian; learning Japanese, Spanish
  • 35, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Teaching science to high school aged recent immigrants in...
  • Large schools- University of Michigan and Columbia
  • From Fuzhou, China, and Chinatown, NYC
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Learn to eat and cook! While I'm at it, learn a new language too!

ABOUT ME

This is my FIRST couch surfing experience. I am traveling Aug 23-Aug. 31 in France. I would love to get in touch with the locals and learn the do's and Do NOT's of different regions. Thus far I have NO itinerary. I only have a vague idea of what I want to do:
1. Eat
2. Drink
3. Run
4. Be Happy

PHILOSOPHY

Do what will be good to others.
Don't do anything that will cause me to NOT sleep at night

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I promise I will attend Couch surfing meetings in NYC when I return

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Once upon a happy hour, a few years ago, a couple of couch surfers at Soda, a bar in Brooklyn asked my group of friends if we were couch surfers. Apparently, we had chanced upon a meeting of theirs. None of us had any idea what that meant. We chatted a bit then. 4 years later, here I am, signing up.

Interests

Reading
Running
Learning
Becoming a better person

  • cooking
  • running
  • drinking
  • happy hour
  • reading
  • traveling
  • surfing
  • language exchange

Music, Movies, and Books

Currently: The tipping point
Want to read: Freedom

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Traveling in a desert in Chile

Teach, Learn, Share

Language exchange? I can teach you mandarin chinese!

Countries I’ve Visited

Chile, Portugal, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, United States

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