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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning German
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2015
  • Student
  • Bachelors
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

I'm a lifetime nerd, sailor, avid traveler, salsa dancer, debater, and book worm! Just finished studying International Relations, Sociology and Political Science, and have mainly worked (and intend to continue working) in the field of human rights and international development. I feel very blessed to be able to work in a field that is aligned with my personal values and beliefs :)

Other than that, my family is the personification of globalization, which could sort of explain why travelling has always been a big part of my life... My mother is from Spain, my father from Cuba, my sister and I were born in Japan, but we spent our teenage years in the Dominican Republic - and I've been travelling/moving ever since, from Switzerland, USA, West Bank, Haiti, India, Nepal, and now living in the UK!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Would love to get to know people in the places I travel - I feel that discovering a place through the eyes of someone who lives there makes the entire experience so much richer and full of life. Getting to meet and know people and sharing experiences with them within their culture, customs, and language is precisely what makes travelling so magical and worthwhile <3

Interests

Sailing, travelling and salsa dancing, of course!

  • culture
  • books
  • dancing
  • salsa dancing
  • bachata
  • human rights
  • traveling
  • camping
  • sailing
  • international relations
  • political science
  • science
  • sociology

Music, Movies, and Books

ooks: Way too many to list...

Movies: The English Patient, Atonement, The Secret in Their Eyes, Nine Queens, Braveheart, Black Swan, The Piano, Le Concert, The Red Violin, Amelie, Les Choristes, The Lives of Others, The Pianist, Scent of a Woman, Cinema Paradiso, The Godfather, American Beauty, About a Boy, Slumdog Millionaire, Hotel Rwanda, Shawshank Redemption, Once, The Sound of Music, 21 Grams, American Gangster, Fight Club... the list could go on forever!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiked to the Annapurna Base Camp in the middle of the Himalayas in Nepal... one of the most breathtaking and impacting experiences of my entire life!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Many laughs, stories, funny Latin American idioms, Spanish lessons, as well as great and fun bachata, merengue and salsa classes! :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Haiti, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Martinique, Mexico, Nepal, Palestine, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin (French part), Spain, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Dominican Republic, India, Japan, Nepal, Palestine, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

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