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Overview

  • 3 references
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Portuguese
  • 42, Female
  • Member since 2022
  • teacher, student, former (injured) dancer, traveller
  • university
  • From Washington, DC, USA
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About Me

New to couchsurfing. I will be adding more and more. Love Brazil, Iran, Italy, Iraq, and the middle east. My dream destinations include Ethiopia, Papua New Guinea, Afghanistan, Syria, Angola, Namibia, Yemen, and Japan. See you there! I dream of living in another country.
I love dance, music, food, history, culture, architecture, and animals!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Meeting new people, getting to know cultures on a deeper level than just tourist sites and what's in guide books. I love homestays and learning about how different people live and love, and I think the best guide and ambassador is always a local. All of my best memories from travel are staying with local people.

Interests

  • animals
  • culture
  • architecture
  • exercise
  • music
  • hiking
  • history
  • travel
  • food
  • nature
  • beach
  • dance
  • ocean
  • museums
  • boats
  • rescue

Music, Movies, and Books

Music- I love music from all different cultures, especially Brazilian samba. I also love afrobeats, kudoro, amapiano. hip hop, 80's music, reggae, dancehall and traditional middle eastern music.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Dancer, taught, and performed samba in Brazil. I was in Rio De Janiero Carnival 5 years in a row and would still be doing it if I hadn't injured my knee severely in a life changing accident. However, that has given me some time and space to spend traveling :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

My culture, my energy, my stories, and my curiosity. I can also teach you dance and yoga.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Armenia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Oman, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Turkey, United States

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