Jenny Wang

San Francisco, CA, USA

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  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Yue (Cantonese); learning French
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Web Developer
  • B.A. East Asian Studies from Bryn Mawr College
  • From New York, NY, USA
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About Me


To learn as much as I can!


I am very petite, energetic, and positive. My dream is to travel the world and to learn about all the different people who live in it! :) I love to make new friends and chat over milk tea! I am very curious about almost everything. Learning is my passion! I do not smoke and prefer not to drink... but perhaps some wine. I love to read and eat. I love salads and bacon. Mostly bacon. Lots of bacon.


"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

"If it's important, you find a way. If not, you find an excuse."

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Surfing, meeting new people over coffee and showing people around are my favorite things to do on CS, but I travel quite a bit as college student who loves to study abroad, so it can be a bit of a challenge to manage all those things!

Since I really appreciate the warm and kind people that I have the joy of meeting through CouchSurfing, I will send all of my hosts a postcard from New York City if they:
(1) leave a reference for me
(2) message me the address they want me to send their postcard to!

I've met so many wonderful people it's ridiculous! :)


I have very broad interests ranging from social issues, photography, computers, science, art, math, psychology, technology, social media, marketing, law, business, anime, FOOD, fashion/style (men and women), to health and animals...! Really, anything under, or around, the sun. I'm ridiculously curious and want to know about everything!

Different languages and cultures, for sure, and if someone is talking to me about something they're really passionate about, I'd love to listen too.

I probably love travel stories and jokes the most.

Music, Movies, and Books

This list would go on forever. Here are tiny samples.

Hayao Miyazaki films (Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle), Makoto Shinkai films (5 Centimeters Per Second), Donnie Yen movies (Ip Man), Ironman, and many, many others

Classical, Smooth jazz, House, Lounge, Adele, Michael Bublé, Björk, Ella Fitzgerald

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-Monet's Gardens in Giverny

-Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" and "Last Supper"

-Cappella Sistina, Roma

-Sandro Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus"

-Michelangelo's "David"

-Casa Batlló, Barcelona

-Bird's eye view into Mount Fuji

-Participated in documenting the poignant story of a Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor who watched his father and brother burn to death before his eyes

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: I love languages and teaching them as well! Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, or Korean (up to intermediate). I have some knowledge on Chinese/Taiwanese, Japanese and Korean culture that I would love to share.

Learn: There's just too much I want to learn. I'd probably totally love learning whatever it is you have extensive knowledge on.

Share: Travel stories?! Views on life?! Pearls of wisdom?! FOOOD?!?! I would be such a happy little clam.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, France, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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