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Overview

  • 13 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Yue (Cantonese); learning French, Russian
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Traveller, explorer, adventurer, backpacker, civil servant
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • From Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

**Available only between 18 and 25 MAY

CURRENT MISSION

Travel as many places as I can!

ABOUT ME

Born and raised in Hong Kong, interned in Berlin and studied in San Diego, California, USA.

I love traveling and meeting new people from different parts of the world. Traveling needs involvement. When you travel, you discover a lot, not only the scenery but also yourself. During the trips, I felt happy, sad, lonely, problematic. But when I looked back and finished the trips, I found that I became a stronger and better me. I understood myself more and started to think about what kind of life should I strive for.

As of today, I have been to 14 countries in Europe, 2 countries in North America and 8 countries in Asia. I finished my roadtrip across America in summer 2014. In 2015, I finished my first post-graduation solo trip to the Netherlands and Germany. I went to Vladivostok, Russia in Feb 2016, Scandinavia as well as Baltic States in June, and went to Spain as well as Morocco in Oct 2016.

In 2017 Apr-May, I made a trip to Cuba and Moscow.

I would love to take the Trans-Siberian railway one day!

I will definitely go back to one of my favorite places, Montreal, in future!!!

PHILOSOPHY

Wonders always exist
Do not look back
Be yourself
We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us
The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready
Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer
He who would travel happily must travel light
Investment in travel is an investment in yourself
Leaving is for coming back

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

One of my friends started her couchsurfing experience in Europe and I was really impressed that she could travel all by herself and by couchsurfing! So I tried to follow her. As of today, I have eight couchsurfing experiences, all of them are in North America.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

1st time: Podshare in LA (27 Mar 2014)
2nd time: Michael Ropa's place in Chicago (9-11 Jul 2014)
3rd time: Bobby Jeffrey's place in Montréal (12-17 Jul 2014)
4th time: Annie-Claude's place in Montréal (17 Jul -6 Aug 2014)
5th time: Elizabeth Adel's place in Montréal (3-5 Aug 2014)
6th time: Allen Ng's place in Toronto (6-9 Aug 2014)
7th time: Tom Halladay's place in Philadelphia (20-24 Aug 2014)
8th time: Patrick and Eileen's place in Washington DC (24-27 Aug 2014)
9th time: Roma Raibarte's place in Riga, Latvia (7 June 2016)
10th time: Soila Mariahalm's place in Helsinki, Finland (9 June 2016)

I also met some locals and travelers on CS community!

Interests

Traveling, learning foreign languages and cultures, cooking (I can cook both Chinese and Western food), hiking, reading travelogues, meeting new people

  • dining
  • cooking
  • walking
  • reading
  • traveling
  • piano
  • hiking
  • languages
  • solo travel
  • parks

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: The girl with dragon tattoo (Swedish version),the end of the tour, Amelie, Chef, Queen, The Huntsman: Winter's War
Music: pop
Books: Zen, self-help

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

2013: 32 days travel in Europe (11 countries)

Cities that I have been to:

Austria: Vienna
Czech Republic: Prague, Cesky Krumlov
Denmark: Copenhagen
France: Paris, Nice, Cannes, Antibes
Germany: Berlin, Dresden, Munich
Italy: Venice, Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre
Monaco: Monte Carlo
Norway: Oslo
Switzerland: Interlaken, Bern, Lucerne, Geneva
Vatican City
United Kingdom: London, Cambridge (solo travel)

2014: 28 days roadtrip across America (from San Diego to Montréal), visited 8 national parks in the states, haven't had shower for 9 nights within these 28 days

National Parks that I have been to:

Sequoia National Park - California
Yosemite National Park - California
Death Valley National Park - California
Grand Canyon National Park - Arizona
Zion National Park - Utah
Grand Teton National Park - Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park - Wyoming
Rocky Mountain National Park - Colorado

Cities that I have been to:

California:
San Francisco
Los Angeles
San Diego

Illinois:
Chicago

Massachusetts:
Boston

Neveda:
Las Vegas

New York:
Buffalo Niagara Falls
New York City

Pennsylvania:
Philadelphia

South Dakota:
Mt Rushmore

Utah:
Salt Lake City

Washington DC

Canada:
Montreal
Quebec City
Toronto

2015: 7 days in Europe traveling alone
Netherlands: Amsterdam (http://imgur.com/a/IS3kg), The Hague(http://imgur.com/a/OgDZn)
Germany: Heidelberg(http://imgur.com/a/K3Vc4), Fussen (http://imgur.com/a/e7Xa9)

2016 Feb: 4 days in Vladivostok, Russia, traveling alone
walking on the frozen sea! Amazing!!

2016 Jun: 9 days traveling alone in Scandinavia and the Baltic States: Stockholm, Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki and Gothenburg

2016 Oct: 14 days traveling alone in Barcelona and Morocco, went to Sahara Desert and had a camel ride!

2016 Dec: 4 days in Ho Chi Minh City

2017 Apr - May: 12 days in Cuba and 1 day in Moscow

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach:I can teach you Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), piano, flute and saxophone
Learn: I want to hear about your travel experience, languages, cultures
Share: My travel experience and culinary!

What I Can Share with Hosts

My travel experience, culinary

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Hong Kong, United States

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