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Monica Lee

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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  • 6 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Korean, Spanish
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Medical Student
  • Still studying...
  • From New York, USA
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me


To eat and drink my way through France :)


I finished my first year of medical school in Boston and am using my summer to explore France. It has always been a dream of mine to live in France. I am currently studying the French language (for the first time!) in Lyon and trying to explore the surrounding regions. I am the middle of three sisters, 100% Korean, born in San Francisco, CA, and have lived most of my life on Long Island (about 20-30mins to New York City).


As long as you do no harm to yourself and to others, try everything once.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


This is the first time I am using couchsurfing, and I hope it is as amazing as what my friends have told me!


Surfed for one weekend in Dijon. Plan on surfing some more and going to CS events!


I LOVE to cook, to eat, to bake, to drink, to read, to learn, to sing, to ballroom dance, and to explore new cultures/cuisines.

Music, Movies & Books

Music: Pop/top 40, hip-hop, reggae, R&B, jazz, blues, classical/orchestral/opera. Basically anything except heavy metal, electronica, trance/house, or hard rock.
Books: I am a true book worm. I read very quickly and am trying to work my way through the Classics right now. Currently reading Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (the English translation :-P)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

To hold a real human brain in medical school. It was so moving and awe-inspiring to hold such a tiny object that contained all of a person's thoughts, values, knowledge, and a lifetime of memories.

Teach, Learn, Share

I have a passion for food and drink. I would love to meet people whom I can share knowledge/learn from.

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Mexico, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

France, United States

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