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Overview

  • 17 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Spanish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • PhD student
  • Sociology, gender studies, literature, creative writing
  • From London is where my heart belongs but I grew up in France as a kid
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To tour the world, meet people from different places and sample as many cuisines as I can!

Im just home after 2 years in Austria and travelling 7 months around Asia and Iran with my boyfriend. I'm now starting my PhD in sociology and I'm really looking forward to starting my research!

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ABOUT ME

I'm spontaneous, open minded and easy to get along with.

I studied gender studies, literature and anthropology and I write short stories in my spare time. I'm fascinated by other cultures and I want to explore, experience the world and make friends where I go!

PHILOSOPHY

Never regret anything.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I was introduced by a close friend who loves it and I've had some amazing experiences couch surfing in Japan and Iran. I met wonderful people and it's only the beginning!

I'm spending a few months living with my parents so I can't host until I move out again (soon!). In the meantime I meet up with people to share with them what I know of my region - and rediscover it at the same time! I also made many CS friends in my town and we meet up regularly for food and hikes!

Interests

I love cooking, sampling ice cream flavours - so far my favourites are matcha and saffron - interesting talks over wine/cocktails/coffee, animal documentaries and reading National Geographic.

I also recently discovered scuba diving and hiking and I am hooked!

  • animals
  • literature
  • documentaries
  • cooking
  • recipes
  • wine
  • cocktails
  • coffee
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • hiking
  • scuba diving
  • gender studies

Music, Movies, and Books

Books/authors - Haruki Murakami, Alice's adventures in Wonderland, Christopher Marlowe, Roddy Doyle.

Movies - I am a cyborg but it's OK, Boys don't cry, Frozen, True Romance, Norwegian Wood, Tangled.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Swimming with whale sharks.

Teach, Learn, Share

I am happy to teach English and/or French (language or food!), especially in exchange for a few words in Spanish, Arabic, Japanese or any other language!

Food - I love to cook, learn new recipes and share the ones I already know!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I've only been in Grenoble one year but I'll do my best to show you what i knpw about the place and surroundings. Some days i have access to a car so I can bring surfers hiking or just meet up for a drink!

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, England, France, Scotland, Singapore

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