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  • Fluent in Korean; learning English, Japanese
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Web service planning
  • No education listed
  • From South Korea, Seoul / but now I live in Tokyo, Japan
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About Me


Find fun everywhere. If you open your eyes, you can see everything (even which doesn't exist). That's the power of Imagination. That's the only virtue of human being.


Like you, I had a dark time. In that time, I can't believe anybody and express myself and love anything. As you know, everything has its own end. Nothing keeps. Everything flows. But At that time It was impossible for me to admit that FACT. I always had concentrated on END. Because of fear about end, I didn't try anything. But after reading Nietzsche, I open my eyes and realize the value of trying. Everything ends. But trying something is only the way to make our life valuable. I want to experience many things, meet many people, share our feeling, and so on.


We can't understand each other perfectly. Lauguage is not perfect. How can you understand me? I can't even understand me. We never reach 100% understanding. But we can try to understand each other. We can only try. That's the reason why we should try to reach each other. That's the only thing we can. So Let's do. Let's dance. Let's have fun.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


In these days, the crullest thing is lack of interest in people. If we can imagine everyone has their own family and life, I'm sure war couldn't happen. I've been in Tanzania for 1 month. So I feel familiar with Mt.Kilimanjaro. I heard really sad news that snow of Mt.Kilimanjaro will be melted in 10 years. I saw that snow (in fact, in the distance), so that news sounds like MY NEWS. I'm connected with Mt.Kilimanjaro through that travel. Travel makes many things to be connected with others. And that connection is really helpful to peaceful world. I'm very honored to participate this peaceful project =)


I stayed one night at Bonn, Germany. We walked and talked and laughed. It was great. So i'm ready to make another great memorial time!


I love most of cultural things except drawings. I'm listening pet shop boys now. Beatles is my favorite. When I meet a people who likes beatles, I always ask this Question. Which one is your best, John or Paul? Weezer, beach boys, teenage fanclub, and so on. I'm not interested in any techno music. But I'm open to hear that. So If you know really great techno, just let me know. Let's share it.

Hedwig is my favorite movie. In that movie, we can meet a person who bravely face own life. We also can hear the great music. I love some special story about a character who keeps overcoming own difficulty. According to Nietzsche's words, that is Uebermensch. Independent Movie is also my favorite.

I'm studying Japanese now. So I'm trying to read a book which is written by Japanese. Dazai osamu is my favorite author. He never talks about hope. His article makes me think about weakness of human being. I can find many common thins between him and me. Jonathan safran foer is also my favorite. He never says "World is beautiful. Therefore we should live." He just says "World is full of sorrow. Everything flows. We can keep nothing. Although, we should live." I think that irony of 'Although' is the secret of life. Nietzsche is also my best. The whole change of mine started from him.

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  • dancing
  • shopping
  • news
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

oh, I already wrote this one @ interest. these are my modifiable lists.


music : beatles, pet shop boys, oasis, teenage fanclub, weezer, jack johnson, ben kweller, smashing pumpkins / spitz, quruli, lamp, kaji hideki, fishmans

movie : hedwig, me and you and everyone we know, 500 days of summer, paper hear, little miss sunshine, dan in real life, eternal sunshine of spotless mind, stranger than fiction, pixar's works

ahthor : nietzsche, dazai osamu, Jonathan safran foer, Gabriel García Márquez, Roman Kacew, Nikos Kazantzakis

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

eyery moment is amazing for me.

Teach, Learn, Share

can teach : how to start conversation.
question is the key. find a common part or his/her interests. and ask about that. Listen their story carefully. If you just throw lots of questions and don't hear their answers, your relationship can't be better.

want to learn : your own language, your life know-how (e.g. your lover cheats on you, and leaves away. then what would you do?)

want to share : your philosophy, what's the most important thing in your life, what future are you dreaming of.

Countries I’ve Visited

Estonia, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Tanzania

Countries I’ve Lived In

Japan, South Korea

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