My self: I'm smart :-). That's something I take pride in. So if an intelligent woman is a turn off for you, you probably don't want to waste your time reading more of this. I'm not very good at becoming fast friends with people - it takes time for me to accept a friendship, but when I do, I am a very loyal friend. I love pets, and I mean LOVE them. I've had cats, hamsters and bunnies, and I also love dogs. Though unfortunately I don't have any pet now. I love travel, but haven't had many chances to indulge myself. I'd also love to go to all the beautiful places in China that I haven't had a chance of going before I left there. I like natural beauties much more than historically and culturally significant sites. On the other hand, I also enjoyed visiting museums very much when I was roped into it by friends.
My match: I guess someone who also enjoys travel and is willing to tow me around - it'll take some effort (like constant nagging) to convince me to go out, but once I'm convinced, I usually enjoy myself quite a lot and don't want to stop. In short, I've a high innertia, so it's hard to make me start something, and it's hard to make me stop as well. My match should also be smart. By smart I don't necessarily mean good at computer/math/physics or some such thing (though I like people working in these fields very much). He could be "street smart" too, as long as he's good at something and I admire that ability. He should be someone that knows a lot of things that I don't know - will make conversation much more interesting. My date shouldn't expect me to be sitting beside him on the couch and cheering for the team he's rooting for - I might do it once or twice to try it out, but I'm generally not into sports and that's not likely to change.
learning new things - always curious.