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  • 3 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Korean; learning German, Japanese, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2015
  • Fashion Designer/Artist
  • BFA in Fashion Design from Otis College of Arts & Design
  • From Los Angeles, CA, USA
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About Me

Half Japanese, half Korean from Los Angeles, CA.

IG: Hanadalikecanada

I'm new to this, I'll take any help and advice I can get:)

*Planning to do a huge backpacktrip across the world, I'll be visiting: New Zealand, Australia, Asia, then Europe.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Spent 4 years in Otis, where I ceased to see the light of day. Unfortunately this school rarely offered any travel/study abroad programs. I was stuck doing the same routine, pulling all nighters back to back and dreaded being in one place. Now that I have graduated, I've made a promise to myself travel as much as I can before I get stuck in a job. More importantly, I'm doing this to discover new places that may inspire me or offer me creative opportunities as well as meeting new people.

Also interested in being a future potential host, so what better way to gain experience :) I would like to offer the same treatment and hospitality that is offered to me, and build some friendships that will last a lifetime.


Other than traveling?

Design/Fashion Design
Outdoors/Nature (Always have been interested but now I'm getting into in trekking and camping)
Active sports (cycling, surfing, skating, blading, pretty much almost everything) Anything that gets the pump going

  • arts
  • design
  • yoga
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • longboarding
  • meeting new people
  • environmentalism
  • fashion design

Music, Movies, and Books

Sticky Fingers
The XX
Glass Animals
Purity Ring

I have quite a wide range of music so this will take forever to add all my favorite artists

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Participated in the Hurricane Katrina Project in New Orleans, Lousiana where I helped rebuild homes and then flew to Costa Rica afterwards to work on the Nicoya Turtle Restoration Project

Teach, Learn, Share

Fashion design, sewing

What I Can Share with Hosts


Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, China, Costa Rica, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Peru, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Japan, New Zealand, United States

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