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Overview

  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, French; learning Italian
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2017
  • Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Researcher
  • Master's Degree
  • From Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
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About Me

Hello! I'm a Canadian graphic designer living in China. Last year, I packed my bags and moved to Shenzhen, China to work at a smartphone manufacturing startup.

More of me:
www.twitter.com/kjessiet
www.instagram.com/kjessiet

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

My friends back in Canada recommended CouchSurfer so here I am. I always wanted to try couchsurfing since university and was simply too shy to ever start. Now that I'm more adventurous and independent, I figure its time to cross this off my list to do.

Interests

  • design
  • photography
  • yoga
  • painting
  • horror movies
  • weightlifting
  • scifi
  • hamburgers

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Kind of on a Jazz kick lately. Especially Bill Evans. One of my favourite artists is Arctic Monkeys
Movies: Horror movies and comedy
Currently Reading: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari
Favourite Books: Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood, When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

AMAZING FUN FACT
I have dyed my own hair pink for 6 years now, and counting.

TRAVEL FUN FACTS
Hiking in Vancouver (Canada) and falling off a tree, rooftopping (China, Taiwan, Hong Kong), waking up to a sunrise by the Rideau river (Canada), meeting up with my Japanese penpal after 10 years of email correspondence (Japan), sneaking into an art museum (China) before construction was finished, staying up all night in Tsim Sha Tsui (Hong Kong)

Teach, Learn, Share

I absolutely love to paint watercolours, and always bring a travel kit with me. I'd be more than happy to paint you something personalized! I love practising yoga, and if you're up to it, I'll teach you how to do a tripod headstand.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Who doesn't love snacks? I'll bring you some goodies so we can enjoy a good chat and some laughs :)

Countries I’ve Visited

China, England, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, China, Taiwan, United Kingdom

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