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Michelle Yuan

Midland, MI, United States

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Overview

  • 33 Positive References
  • Fluent in Chinese, English; learning French
  • 113, Other
  • Member since 2009
  • Procrastinator/Wanderer/Explorer
  • Masters in Environmental Management/...
  • From Virginia, USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To meet the characters of the world!

ABOUT ME

I'm a graduate student studying environmental management. I am pretty laid back and at times really goofy, so I've definitely learned to laugh at myself over the years.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is too short to be obsessed with doing what you are suppose to.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hosting/Hosted/Couchsurfed/Attend CS events

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've surfed quite a bit, hosted a few times, and have met the most incredible people in the CS Community! I've also attended several great Couchcrashs and other random CS community meet ups.

Interests

I am pretty random in terms of activities. I play field hockey, practice judo and jiu jitsu, try to scuba diving when I have time/money and have recently picked up golf. I love traveling, learning about various cultures, languages, and enjoying the full culinary experience. I also enjoy going out, concerts, drawing, calligraphy, philosophical discussions, political debates and thrive on intellectual conversations. What can I say, that is my inner nerd!

Music, Movies & Books

TV: Scrubs, South Park, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Downton Abbey, Modern Family,Parks and Recreation, Arrested Development

Favorite Movies: Step Brothers, Tropic Thunder, Fight Club, Last Of The Mohicans, The Departed, Braveheart, Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back, Blood Diamond, Hotel Rwanda, Lilo And Stitch

Music: Lots ranging from Oi Punk to Rap. I love Weezer, Flogging Molly, Dead Kennedys, Ludacris, Beastie Boys, Pantera, Minor Threat, Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Band Perry, Bouncing Souls, GBH, Bad Religion...

Books: Walden, Thousand Splendid Suns, Kite Runner, Poisonwood Bible, Dining with Al Qaeda, the giant pile next to my bed I need to start/finish

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Seeing the Yangtze River and Three Gorges before they built the dam, going to Wicklow, Ireland, scuba diving with manatees, canyoning and seeing the beautiful scenery in Slovenia,the kindness of Romanians in welcoming me into their homes, and being in the elevator with the Sri Lankan delegation while holding a stack of reports condemning them of human rights violations...

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

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