Sophia & Paul

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Us


  1. I have a degree in Political Science but my entire career has been in finance.IMG_3764
  2. I HATE regular mustard.  It ruins every dish.  BUT I love McD’s hot mustand and honey mustard dipping sauces
  3. I worked at McDonalds for 5 years and to date I still love the food.  I plan on trying out McDs in every country that I visit.
  4. When I was 17, my best friend and I lied to our parents in order to fly to Montreal, our first solo trip EVER.
  5. I prefer swinging a hammer to getting my nails done.  I love the satisfaction of hard work and seeing results.
  6. I find Chinese herbal creams and oils very comforting.  I use them extensively for headaches.
  7. I count in my head in Chinese
  8. I can sleep any time and anywhere.   My record number of minimum hours awake in a 24H period is 6 hours.
  9. I’ve never watched a full episode of The Simpsons.
  10. Before travelling to Colombia with Paul in 2011, I had never even heard of the country. I didn’t know where Bogota or Cartegena was until after we booked our flights.



  1. I have a diploma in Biotechnology and worked in a lab for several years before going back to school for a Bachelors in Business Admin.Swimming is so overrated.
  2. I moved out with my brother when we were 21 because our parents decided to move to a farm in Mission, BC
  3. I love eating garlic, onion and ginger.  Sophia always picks these out of her food.
  4. I once tried to order a Coca Cola in Mandarin in China and ended up getting some kind of herbal tea.
  5. I am afraid of spiders

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