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  • 3 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Somali; learning Arabic, Chinese (Simplified)
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2015
  • Med Student
  • No education listed
  • From Columbia Heights, MN, USA
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

I'm a Somali American who is currently studying medicine in China. I love meeting new people and getting to know about their cultures and way of life.I get along with all types of people I think it's because I'm constantly smiling (^_^)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love traveling, discovering new places and what better way to see a place or hidden secrets of a city than from a local!


Photography, architecture and Instagram (s3diya)

Music, Movies, and Books

I love listening to music, so I tend to dabble in a genres but I'm not too big on punk rock.
I'm also really into movies, lately I've been watching a lot of documentaries and romantic comedies (Netflix is life!)
Books: unfortunately haven't had much time to read lately, but Chimamanda Ngozi Adichieand Khaled Hosseini are two of my favorite writers.
I read a lot of poetry though: Nayyirah Waheed, Warsan Shire, Key Ballah, Rudy Francisco, Rupi Kaur

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Pattaya: I can't swim, but I've gone scuba diving with sharks. To me that's amazing because it was such am accomplishment
Chiang Mai: elephant riding, zip lining, bamboo rafting
Kenya: kissing and feeding a giraffe & Safari stays
Beijing: walking 3 hours on the Great Wall than giving up

What I Can Share with Hosts

My culture, experiences and life story

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, Canada, China, England, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Netherlands, Qatar, Singapore, Somalia, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, United States

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