Joanne Murphy

Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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  • English teacher
  • BA (hons) Communication Studies
  • From Kilkenny
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About Me


I am currently living in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) and I love it :D


I want to see the world! I love art, drawing, painting, positive thinking, positive people :) dancing, chocolate, good films that make me laugh and make me think. Good books that can change my thinking and open my eyes to the world. I always want to do something new! I get bored when I don't have any plans! So if you know of anything fun happening in HCMC let me know! :)


life is what you make it :) positive thinking all the way :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I would love to meet new people in HCMC!! Couchsurfing is such a great way to meet people and get the most out of new cities!!


I have met some fantastic people through couchsurfing!! It's a great way to meet people and get to know places!


I love love love travelling, having fun, hiking, good music, new experiences! I love to dance! I'm interested in meeting new people and making the most of my time in HCMC.

Music, Movies, and Books

music: indie, dance, 90s, anything!
film: fight club, edward scissor hands, Pan's Labyrinth, natural born killers, Old Boy, Trainspotting. All the Batmans. Too many to list!
books: anything by Stephen King or Irvine Welsh

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Participating in a flashmob musical in the canteen in my college was pretty amazing :) Living in Asia kicks ass too!! Bungee jumping was amazing, I can't wait to do it again! Scuba diving is pretty fun too :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I cook excellent vegetarian food :) I can give you information about getting a TEFL, working in South Korea and Vietnam.... traveling around S.E.A. etc.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Cambodia, China, England, France, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Ireland, South Korea, Viet Nam

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