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Kieran Maynard

New York, New York, United States

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Overview

  • 10 Positive References
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Japanese; learning Esperanto, Indonesian, Korean, Spanish, Yue (Cantonese)
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Student
  • University of Georgia '12, Kyushu Un...
  • From Atlanta, Georgia
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Learn languages, go places, make friends.

ABOUT ME

I'm a student exploring the world. Right now I'm a visiting student at Fudan University in Shanghai.

目前,我身為復旦大學中文系的交換留學生。

上海の復旦大学中文系の客員学生です。睡眠時間が異常に長い人です。

PHILOSOPHY

Life's a journey, not a destination.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Met two Swedish CouchSurfers on a night train to Copenhagen and decided to give it a try. I try to meet CSers in every city I visit.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Met CouchSurfers in Nanjing, Xi'an, Osaka, and Shanghai and surfed in Beijing, Tokyo, and Nagoya.

与CS会员交流在南京,西安,北京,东京,名古屋,大阪,以及上海。

Interests

Languages, books, travel, history, translation, religion, tea, food, manga, biking, people.

Music, Movies & Books

Oscar Wilde, Jack Kerouac, JD Salinger, Ron Rash, Thomas Wolfe

Murakami Haruki, Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Sawaki Kotaro, Natsume Soseki, Dazai Osamu
村上春樹、芥川龍之介、沢木耕太郎、夏目漱石、太宰治

Mo Yan, Yu Hua, Sanmao, Zhang Ailing, Lu Xun, Zhuangzi, Huainanzi
莫言,余华,三毛,张爱玲,鲁迅,《庄子》,《淮南子》

Urushibara Yuki, Azuma Kiyohiko, Fujisawa Toru

Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, The Clash, The Band, The Allman Brothers, Clammbon, Rip Slyme, the pillows, State Radio, The Beatles, Ben Folds, Ella Fitzgerald, Universal Sigh

One Amazing Thing I've Done

A high school classmate from Prilep, Macedonia and his family gave my brother and I a ten-day tour of his home country.

Teach, Learn, Share

I like to help my friends learn languages. I want to learn Esperanto, Spanish, and Korean.

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, South Korea, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I've Lived In

China, Japan, United States

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