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  • 12 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2010
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  • Supply Chain Management and Environmental Economics Major
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About Me


Figure out what I want in life


My fiance and I met on couchsurfing three years ago in East Lansing MI and now live together in Chapel Hill NC. Since meeting, Jeff and I have lived in Ann Arbor MI, Detroit MI, Philadelphia PA, Pittsburgh PA, and Cape Town South Africa. We love traveling, but are equally excited to settle in North Carolina for a few years!

Good, high quality food is a priority in our household, and we enjoy cooking and baking whenever we get a chance. We are also interested in permaculture, natural house-building, beekeeping, delicious coffee, good beer, sustainability, and our impact on the world.

My strengths as an individual are: learner, input (craving to know more), individualization (intrigued with the unique qualities of each person), positivity, and woo (love the challenge of meeting new people).


Things happen for a reason!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Surfing, meeting up with people when I travel for coffee or a drink, trying to have people stay with me!


I've met up with some people in Italy and when I was living in Detroit I was able to host and connect with people traveling through the area.


Being outdoors;
Local communities;
Sustainable Business Practices (triple bottom line, social enterprises, etc);
Sustainable living;
Gin & ginger ale with mint and a lime;
Keeping a journal of all books I've read and all wines tasted

  • books
  • dining
  • cooking
  • beer
  • coffee
  • baking
  • drinking
  • traveling
  • outdoor activities
  • surfing
  • business

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Harold and Maude is my number one! My next favorite is My Cousin Vinny.

Books/Authors: Tom Robbins, Biographies, Garcia Marquez, Chelsea Green Publishing

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

More to come!

Teach, Learn, Share

Information about the local area, food recommendations, potentially a place to stay overnight.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England, France, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Africa, United States

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