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Alysa Pakkidis

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Overview

  • 7 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 38, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Travel Industry/Marketing
  • always learning
  • From Los Angeles, CA, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Travel more, explore more, live dreams!

ABOUT ME

I'm: brunching, walking around the city, discovering new places, seeing live music, eating great food, attempting to learn guitar but prefer the bass.

I enjoy spontaneity, but am also a planner. I can't get enough: photography, architecture, street art, hiking.

Love traveling, exploring, adventuring. And laughing above all else.

PHILOSOPHY

live, love, life

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've crashed on friend's couches (and them on mine!) all over the world long before joining couchsurfing, so it was a natural progression for me to end up here.
I love meeting new people & joining in on new adventures.
At home, I love to walk all over SF. It's an incredibly walkable city. Also, there is always some event going on, usually free, & I try to keep up with what's going on - get in touch if you want to see some music, walk around a neighborhood, eat good food, etc.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've met some great people through CS that have enriched my life while traveling & beyond. Some continue to be close friends to this day & that's what it's all about.

Interests

photography, architecture, music, art, hiking, reading, traveling, cultures, food, cooking, people, hiking, SCUBA diving

Music, Movies & Books

this is a wide range, would be hard to narrow down. Last great movies watched: Searching for Sugar Man, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Life in a Day, Wasteland, The Cruise, Bill Cunningham New York
Michel Gondry, Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Sofia Coppola, Jim Jarmusch, David Lynch, Coen Bros, Pedro Almodovar, Quentin Tarantino, Takashi Miike

Always have a book I'm into

One Amazing Thing I've Done

*Living in a van for 3 months in New Zealand, traveling all around the country*Meeting my family in Rhodes, Greece for the first time 6 years ago*hiking the Annapurnas in Nepal*2 day river float down Seti River*Witnessing my nephew's birth

Teach, Learn, Share

I like to Geek out & love it when you do too

Countries I've Visited

Belize, Cambodia, China, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, New Zealand, United States

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