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  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Portuguese, Tagalog
  • 23, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • writer
  • No education listed
  • From Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
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About Me

'What is the process of cartography? It's, you know, sailing upon some land, and thinking, "I think I'll draw that bit of land," and then wondering, "Maybe there's some more land to draw." '


Why I’m on Couchsurfing

to meet nice people who want to help make exploring new territory more affordable and immersive and who genuinely like talking to lost, culture-shocked wanderlusts, over both good and bad beer


Cartoonists, Graphic Autobiographies, Voiceovers in Film, Dark Humor, Netflix, Games, Podcasts, Vinyls, Film Noir aesthetics

  • culture
  • books
  • breakfast
  • beer
  • cocktails
  • remote control
  • comics
  • traveling
  • drawing
  • podcasts
  • sailing
  • cartography
  • history
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Wong Kar Wai, Sofia Coppola, Paul Thomas Anderson, David Fincher

Ida, The Lunchbox, Moonrise Kingdom, Chungking Express, I Capture the Castle, The Dreamers, Gattaca, Atonement, Wadjada, Mary and Max, Pulp Fiction, Persepolis

Jazz, Trip Hop, Downtempo, Synthpop, Alternative, Soul, 8-bit

Up Dharma Down, Billie Holiday, Massive Attack, La Roux, Thievery Corporation, Portugal. The Man, Louis Armstrong, Death Cab for Cutie, Kings of Convenience, She & Him

Craig Thompson, Jerry Spinelli, Alison Bechdel, Neil Gaiman, David Nicholls, Nick Hornby, John Green, Chuck Palahniuk

The Virgin Suicides, Fight Club, Never Let Me Go, A Long Way Down, I Am The Messenger

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

took six planes, six stopovers from Manila to Brasilia haha

did a 6-week volunteer program teaching students in Romania

Teach, Learn, Share

making cocktails, banana pancakes, craft beer degustation, badminton, grammar

What I Can Share with Hosts

comics history, film history, things I found on YouTube, books, Mandarin, Portuguese

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, China, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Romania, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Philippines, Romania, Taiwan

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