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Overview

  • 39 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Korean; learning English, Japanese, Spanish
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Learning and exploring
  • No education listed
  • From Seoul, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
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About Me

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CURRENT MISSION

Survive in London

ABOUT ME

I consider myself quite open minded, easygoing and laid-back person. I try to not have any stereotype or prejudice on everything because I don't want someone to have that on me at first sight.

Experience as much as I can in 20s was my goal. So, I have learnt creative writing, business management, theatre, and I have expereince of working in Education agency, Performing arts agency, NGO, PR Agency, and volunteering in India, S.Korea and the UK.
At the moment, I'm trying to choose one career path, but my curiosity seems never ends. So, I have no idea what I will be doing in the next stage of my life.

PHILOSOPHY

- You are never too old to learn
- Connecting the dots
- You Only Live Once

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Meeting and communicating with travelers visiting Seoul gives me not only amazing inspiration and enjoyable time but also a great opportunity to widen my horizons. I hope I can be one of travelers who are full of inspiration and filled with passionate energy, and have those optimistic attitudes towards life some day.

Interests

I have a wide range of interests in a very shallow way, Indie music, Live music, Music festival, Performing festival, Theatre, indie films, Writing, NGO works, International development, Fair trade, CSR, PR, Vintage items & Flea market, Second hand items, Learning foreign languages, Participating minor culture activities, Yoga, Exercise at home, Going on a picnic in the park with a cold beer, Tasting different kinds of beer and coffee.

I like People
who have got whimsical sense of humor,
who are honest and straightforward person,
who can enjoy drink from time to time, but responsibly.

  • culture
  • writing
  • performing arts
  • festivals
  • beer
  • coffee
  • picnic
  • drinking
  • movies
  • music
  • live music
  • business
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

- Film
Anomalisa, 봄날은 간다, Love letter, Slumdog Millionaire, Kingsman, Bad education, Zootophia, Paddington, Her

- Music
Korean Indie music, 롤러코스터, 조원선, 캐스커, 언니네 이발관, punk and alternative rock, new age, bossa nova, British 90s music, Kings of convenience, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Blur, Gorillaz, Groove Armada, Bag raiders, Daft punk, Electric guest

- Writier
이석원, Natume Soseki, Paul Auster, Paulo coelho

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Organising and managing my Family trip to Thailand.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share local life in Seoul or my neighborhood area in London in return you can share anything you have like stories or your culture.

What I Can Share with Hosts

If you are interested in East Asia culture or language, I reckon I can share some of my experience and knowledge. And some of my travel and living experience.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, India, South Korea, United Kingdom

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