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Overview

  • 16 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Korean; learning Chinese, German, Japanese, Spanish
  • 36, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • teacher, Kids tour conductor
  • No education listed
  • From Daegu, Korea, Republic of
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I am trying to apply my gifts where they will do the most good for the greatest number of people.

ABOUT ME

Currently living in Hamburg still trying to figure myself out...
Life is an eternal quest about knowing myself.
I have been traveling since I was 15 here and there.
Then I decided to travel around the world as long as I could without any plans.
I quit my job, sold everything, packed and left Korea with one backpack.
I was having the time of my life but I had to come back to Korea after traveling 13 months solo because I nearly died in Thailand.
I nearly died few times before but this one was very serious.
What a life! My life is pretty crazy!
There were plenty of ups and downs, plenty of other crazy bad situations.
But I loved every minute of it.
I wouldn't change a thing.
If everything had gone smoothly, my travels wouldn't have been anywhere near as interesting and fulfilling.
Reflecting back now, with the benefit of hindsight, I'm so glad I took the risk and made a huge step into the unknown.
There are so many things I've learned, so many cool people I've met..so many beautiful places I've been to... I can't thank enough to this world.

PHILOSOPHY

People are inherently good, and there is something to love about every person.
I'd rather die with a million memories than a million dollars. Make memories and enjoy your life.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I met so many kind and helpful people during my trip. It's time for me to help others.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have hosted many friends who I met during my travles before, but not many experiences on couchsurfing. I am trying to participate as much as i can.

Interests

Being in the moment, movies, art, extream sports, truth,people(particularly those who inspire and instigate adventures) hot yoga,meditating,live music, film festivals. Zombies,surprises,serendipity, adventures, traveling,food, rockclimbing, helping and teaching children. Space, time, origins of things and places and how they all connect. I believe everything is connected somehow and the pattern is out there if you are willing to look at everything as being in connection with everything else.

  • arts
  • festivals
  • film festivals
  • dancing
  • dining
  • yoga
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • live music
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • skydiving
  • sports

Music, Movies, and Books

Paulo Coelho, L'histoire De Monsieur , Joseph Camblell
Saint ExupÃry, Patrick Süskind,
Albert Camus, Kafka, Hesse,
Carl Jung

I am a huge movie buff.
Filmmaking is my passion.
Kubrick, Lynch, Fellini, Truffaut,Wim Wendes, Luis Bunuel, Bergman,
Las von trier, Alejandro Jordorwsky, Zkamoto Sinya, Miike takashi, Cohen siblings, Kim ki duck, Queintin Tarantino, Darren Anorfsky, Leo carex, George Lukas, Spike Jones, Jean Pierre Jeunet,
Starwars!!!!!

Unknown mortal orchestra ACDC, Rolling stones, Sex pistoles, Manu chao, Bob Marley, Nina Simone,
Red Zeppelin,Bombay bicycle club, Deer hunter, Wilco, Arcade Fire, Grimes, Grizzly bear, The kooks, Gorillaz, kings of leon, David bowie, The Simth,
food- I love eating all kinds of different foods!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Can't even start... So many things...
I have been so lucky to have all these amazing experiences.LIFE IS ALL ABOUT EXPERIENCES!
Skydiving in Hawaii.
scubadiving in blue hole,Egypt,
Bunji jumping in NZ.
I was Sitting at the Ganga River in Varanasi,India watching the cremation of an old woman's dead body then... I will tell you in person.
Hiking Himalayans.
swimmng with dolphines in Zanzibar
dancing with Massai
spotting two lions,turtles,zebras,monkeys etc having sex
Seen all new 7 wonders of the world.
been to all the famous festivals in the world like La tomatine, October fest, Carnival, Songkran ETC..

Teach, Learn, Share

Amanda Palmer speaks about trust, and talks about why we do what we do when we host,surf,or put ourselves in the hands of others.
http://www.ted.com/talks/amanda_palmer_the_art_of_asking.html

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, Guam, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States of, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, South Korea, United States

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