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  • Fluent in English, French
  • 23, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • BS Economics and International Studies
  • From MD, USA
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About Me

ABOUT ME

I am a recent university grad from the US. I live in Benin, West Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Adventure is a big part of my life, one of the reasons I decided to join the Peace Corps and move to a new continent. I love meeting people and exploring new places!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

The best way to fully understand a new place is by staying with and talking to locals! There's no better way to do that than through Couchsurfing.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have only couchsurfed once before in Iceland, but I want to change that. I met people from Iceland, Italy, and France and we rented a car together to drive around and explore together. I love hostels, however, I never would have gotten such an experience by staying in one.
My experiences with Couchsurfing helped me connect with new people and find new parts of Iceland that I would never have known.

Interests

I love to ballroom dance, Latin dance, and swing dance - pretty much all types of dancing. I enjoy meeting new people and going on spontaneous adventures.

  • dancing
  • dining
  • mexican food
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • economics
  • international relations
  • tourism
  • language exchange
  • biking
  • french
  • french food
  • italian cuisine

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Alt-J, Glass Animals, Billie Eilish, Lana del Ray, Hamilton soundtrack, Justin Timberlake, Drake

Movies/TV: Kingsman, all the Avengers, Never Let Me Go, Devil Wears Prada, Pride and Prejudice, Whiplash, Lady Bird, Westworld, Game of Thrones, Narcos, Broadcity

Books: Things Fall Apart, Game of Thrones series, Harry Potter, African Friends and Money Matters, The Alchemist, A Gentleman in Moscow

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Adopted a kitten even though I originally hated the species (now I love them).

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: French and Bariba
Learn: Different cultures
Share: My love for dancing

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Croatia, England, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Panama, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

Benin, France, United States

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