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Winnie Chen

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • 8 Positive References
  • Fluent in Chinese, English; learning Arabic (Morocco), French
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • student
  • Monash University
  • From Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me


Active listening. Learning and living the reality of another culture


I am Taiwanese-Australian, currently a university student (Law, Economics)

I love to dance.. but I am really quite clumsy, so you will see me drop things/fall over a lot. I am someone who can laugh at my own misfortune. My humour is quite dry and I like comedies where people die.

I am hoping to fall in love with a city on my travels. My ideal city is a place, where i can leave my front door and always manage to get lost or try something new. Melbourne is a city I love.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

People are the same everywhere. Everyone is beautiful and has a story you can learn from and live through.


Full cream milk
Cool and unique cafes / bars
Development economics
Environmentalism / sustainability
Taiwan independence
African culture
Arabic culture
Iyengar yoga
good food prepared with love
Spreading a socially unacceptable amount of butter on toast (preferably Lurpak or Kerrygold Irish butter)

Music, Movies & Books

Music: Miles Davis, Metallica, Hans Zimmer, Hiatus Kaiyote

Movies: cult classics, weird stuff, foreign stuff, war films

TV Shows: HBO series from the 90s/2000s, Nordic Noir, True Detective, Band of Brothers, Science-Fiction

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Bungee jumping off Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa (216m). Then doing another bungee in Zimbabwe two weeks later!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can bake bread or cook Asian food for you

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Scotland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, United Kingdom

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