Rakel Hjartardóttir

Nanchang, Jiangxi, China

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  • Fluent in English, Icelandic; learning Chinese (Simplified), Danish, German, Spanish
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Teaching in China, Nanchang
  • Bachelor in Spanish
  • From Iceland
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About Me


Working in China :)


I love traveling, meeting new people and having fun of course.
I enjoy getting to know new cultures, languages and lifestyles. I am currently living in China, Nanchang teaching English at a kindergarten.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Just spreading the word, answering e-mails, surfing, hosting when I can and meeting people for a coffee and teaching Icelandic :)


I try to host when I can :)

May Hosted Fran Mariano & Arturo Spain

June Surfed Josep Mallorca

July Surfed Nicola and Maarja Mallorca

August Hosted Ted Netherlands

September Hosted George England

September Hosted Sean America

September Hosted Gregor and Laura Austria

November Hosted Jessica America

November Hosted Niall Australia

July Hosted Brendan America


Im interested in all sorts of different cultures.

Music, Movies, and Books

Go ask Alice, catcher in the rye,how to be good,perfume ,Hamskiptin, lucky, the lovely bones, How We Know What Isn't So, How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body, crazy, Of Mice and Men, Slumdog Millionaire, About a Boy, Much Ado about Nothing, Beloved,The Picture of Dorian Gray, Slow and many more!

Arrested development, Broad city, Parks and recreation, The Wire, Girls, Community, Boardwalk empire,Breaking bad, Fringe, Six feet under, P eep show,30 Rock, Golden girls, Friends, Absolutely fabulous.

Films by Pedro Almódovar.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

When I drove through Europe

Aupair in Mallorca

Living in Sevilla

Lying in a hot tub at night looking at the stars and the northern lights.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach some Icelandic if you want...tell you about Icelandic culture..basic juggle things, how to ride the unicycle.
I love languages and I would like to learn any language.

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Lithuania, Morocco, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Iceland, Spain

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