Jihye Ok

Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

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  • Fluent in English, Korean; learning Chinese, German
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • I am a student but I lik being a teacher, a photographer
  • I study Enligh literature and language in my univ. and do...
  • From Ilsan, Goyang-si, Gyongggi-do. It is a plce right next to Seoul
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About Me


to make a good photo portfolio of europe


Oh gee this question is so packed.

To tell the latest ME,
I am wondering around whole europe. This is my first shot here. I grew up in Asia, saw Asia, and was Asia.
I was quiet expected much from the continent itself, and it turns out to be pretty good.
I used to participate in a feminist-photography group (and I am still am). Photos were my biggest interest ever but I pushed them aside because it take much money and attention part from my works that I had to fulfill. Now I came back to photos here and enjoying a good time.
A part from photos, I really want to be a Enlish teacher. But I feel some limitied abilities of mine as a non-native speaker. I wonder how others (I mean teachers or instructors) get over this.


Let is as it is

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


This is actually the first time I am digging up into this activity. I heard it from a fellow traveller and her was so crazy about it. Another friend told me she is starting off this too. So I tohought, WHY not give it a try? so here I am


I read this from a book when I was young.
Dreamed of it but never did. Now I am getting this back into life to try it on real


photos, english teaching,Gustav Klimt, Cooking !!!, language learning, British accent, Anthropology, Feminism

Music, Movies, and Books

Kings of Convenience, The whitest boy alive, Queen, Brocoli you too?, Klimt, Tolstoy, William Blake, My lime orange tree, Madwoman in the attic

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I participated in a photo-exhibtion in the 5th Gay parade in Seoul.
I worked 2 years as a volunteer teacher in a region of impoverished in Seoul.
I sold some of my drawings while travelling.

Teach, Learn, Share

I am quite into taking photos. I am sure I can teach the most basics but not sure in the experts.

I can cook as good enough to make my friend WOW
Korean dishes are easy to make, and they do have a special taste.

I am not a expert of feministic issues, but I worked as an interpreter once in an Asian feminist conference and I do pick up some of the part as my life philosophy. Someone who would discuss certain matters would be good.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Netherlands, South Korea

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