LalaDC51
31 Washington, United States
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My self-summary
I have a constant desire to travel and am always looking towards my next adventure. In the past, I have called Sierra Leone, Cambodia, London, New York, and Rhode Island (college) my home. I've done lots of cool stuff ranging from gorilla trekking to dancing the night away at the Heart of Darkness to white water rafting down the Nile. I also had a brief stint as a food and travel writer and once turned down the opportunity to host my own Singaporean food show. I'm a fan of dancing/dance parties (dancing is my one of my favorite things), live music, karaoke, trivia, practical jokes, the outdoors, and anything in, on, or in close proximity to an ocean. I love cooking, hosting dinner parties, and trying new restaurants.
What I’m doing with my life
I work for an international development organization. I also volunteer at a weekly mentoring/tutoring program!

Work trip in Uganda in December and hopefully going to Cuba for NYE!
I’m really good at
- Cooking (I am pretty damn good in the kitchen)
- Writing
- Starting impromptu dance parties
- Staying up past my bedtime
- Karaoke
- Bargaining at local markets
The first things people usually notice about me
My smile or my blue eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Country of Ice Cream Star, The Orphan Master's Son, In the Country of Men, Room, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, But Beautiful, Ancestor Stones, Jane Austen, and the His Dark Materials series. Currently reading The Sympathizer.

Movies: Billy Elliott, Little Miss Sunshine, Wall-E, Beasts of the Southern Wild, American History X, Hunger, Milk, Roman Holiday, Gone with the Wind, Field of Dreams, Newsies, Old school Disney.

TV: Arrested Development, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, Parks and Rec, Friday Night Lights, Orange is the New Black, Crazy Ex Girlfriend

Music: Bon Iver, Fitz and the Tantrums, Amy Winehouse, The Civil Wars, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Chvrches. Hamilton soundtrack. Anything from New Orleans. Soul Music. Am a 9:30 cluub regular and always looking for someone to check out shows with.

Food: Chocolate, berries, pomegranate, mac n cheese, fried chicken, oysters, and crab.
The six things I could never do without
chocolate
summer dresses
my passport
a cozy bed
my overactive imagination
dancing
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Who stole my birthday cake in 2010. Seriously. Who steals a birthday cake??
On a typical Friday night I am
Out with friends: dinner, drinks, and hopefully some dancing.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Feet gross me out.
You should message me if
You have a sense of adventure and wanderlust. You are funny, intelligent, caring, silly and passionate. You are confident and spontaneous. You don't play games or feel the need to play it too cool. I still firmly believe that dating can be open, honest, and respectful. You live in DC proper (no VA or Maryland please!).
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