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Overview

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  • Fluent in Chinese, English
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Student
  • Master
  • From Califronia, USA / Taipei, Taiwan
  • Profile 50% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Have a great time traveling in Europe!!!

ABOUT ME

Hello, my name is Poeta and I am from Taipei, Taiwan.

Although I was born in New York City, I essentially grew up in Taipei, Taiwan (3 to 16-yrs old) and later on spent 12 years studying and working in California (both So. Cal & Nor. Cal), USA.

That said, I have spent the past two years in Asia, caring for my mom who went under a major surgery in 2011 and working in Hong Kong and Shanghai from 2012 to 2013 until July.

I am currently studying in the United Kingdom for my masters and would love to take this opportunity to travel to all the European / African destinations that I have dreamed of visiting ever since I was a little girl. Hope to meet people who are friendly and interested in having cultural conversations.

PHILOSOPHY

Enjoy life while you can

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I still prefer staying in hotels or hostels but would love to meet up with locals or other travelers for coffee, lunches, dinners, and other day-trip / tours / events!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have never couchsurfed or hosted anyone before! That said, I have met a few of couchsurfers and just join them for local tours in Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Interests

Reading, watching movies / musicals / plays / ballets / operas, listening to music, dancing, playing boardgames / poker (Texas Hold'em), online shopping, trip-planning, and of course just hanging out with friends and family :D

  • dancing
  • coffee
  • shopping
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • poker
  • music
  • tours

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Mist Born Trilogy (essentially all Brandon Sanderson books), Hunger Game Trilogy, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Millennium series by Stieg Larsson, Detective Rhyme series (and really all other series too) by Jeffery Deaver

Movies: Too many to name! Action / Fantasy / War / Comedy

Music: Raggae / Hip Pop / Chinese Pop / Songs from musicals / Jazz / Opera

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

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