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I don't want to survive life. I want to live it.
Hmmm well, what can I say?
I have decided to live in Istanbul for awhile...
I am a typical Sagittarius.
Bit of a dork. Bit of a nerd.
I try to live life to the fullest. Strong urge to explore, strongly idealistic nature. I am a free-spirited, open minded person with a generous attitude towards life.
Ambitious, loyal and kind. I'm usually pretty straightforward and I don't ever mean to be rude, but I am bluntly honest so sometimes it comes across that way...
I can be unpredictable half of the time, studious one day and crazy-wild the next.
I am generally a leader, not a follower, but I tend to go with the flow. I try not to let my own fears and self consciousness stand in my way of doing what I want to do.
I am a great listener and always there for my friends and you will find I will treat you the way you treat me.
I love hanging with the guys and playing video games, baseball, kickball, volleyball or just going on adventures and walks outside.
I love, love sushi. I pretty much will never turn down sushi...haha
I love fast cars, but particularly old muscle cars built tough. I love the smell of the race track and going to see the trailer races back home. I'm pretty sure it's because I am slightly a redneck at heart ;) Thanks dad.
I'm bad with history and dates, but I love to learn things and see places. Especially old historical places with a lot of character that just makes you wonder what happened there hundreds of years ago.
I might be scared, but I'm brave. I don't let my fears stop me. I can do anything! Or I will die trying.
Live life to the fullest. You only live once. Theres so much to see and so little time.
If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Sometimes I host, sometimes I surf. Sometimes I even go to CS events. :)
I am fairly new to couchsurfing. Doing some hosting and events. I went to my first CS event, The Istanbul Boat Party (6.16.2012) and loved it!
I really have an interest in anything and everything.
Reading, writing, dancing, music (I have a guitar back home, but I wasn't very good at self teaching too much), art (again, any kind of art. I love looking at different graffiti) and of course photography :)
I love being outside and enjoying nice weather. It can be by swimming or I love having picnics and cookouts with drinks and friends.
Music, Movies, and Books
I will watch just about anything for movies.... Action, romance, comedy, sci-fi.
Movies: Benny and Joon, Lord of the Rings, The Harry Potter, The Matrix, Resident Evil, Gladiator, Fight Club, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, District 9, The Fast and the Furious, Little Miss Sunshine, Pride and Prejudice, The Notebook, Any of the Marvel films, Boondock Saints, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Ferris Bueller's Day off, Disney Pixar films, Almost Famous, Underworld, Hayao Miyazaki films, The Italian Job, Day After Tomorrow, House of Flying Daggers, Garden State
"If you're a bird, I'm a bird"
TV Shows: Fringe, Supernatural, Weeds, Dexter, True Blood, Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Torchwood, Big Bang Therory, Fringe, Monk, Dollhouse, Scrubs, Battlestar Galactica...
"I think I'll miss you forever
Like the stars miss the sun in the morning skies"
Music: I love a wide variety of music as well. Classic Rock, Hard Rock a bit of this and a bit of that... The Spill Canvas, Skrillex, Linkin Park, Journey, Rammstein, Marilyn Manson, Queen, Fleet Foxes, The Postal Service, Breaking Benjamin, Jessie J, Flogging Molly, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Smashing Pumpkins, Sherwood, Sigur Ros, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, VNV Nation, The Cure, Daft Punk, Death Cab For Cutie, Mindless Self Indulgence, Three Days Grace, Drowning Pool, POD, 3Oh!3, Peaches, Flyleaf, Dropkick Murphys, Muse, Garabage, Emilie Autumn, Hollywood Undead, Kings of Leon, Oasis and many more...
"I am thinking it's a sign that the freckles in our eyes are mirror images and when we kiss they're perfectly aligned"
Books: I am currently reading "The Atlantis Blueprint" and before that Paulo Coelho's "Veronika Decides to Die." I also liked; A Great and Terrible Beauty trilogy, Harry Potter series, Angus Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging series, The Walking Dead Novels...I have about 4 bookcases full of books and I'm not about to list them all haha
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Some people would say saving a life is an amazing thing to do, but really...wouldn't you just do the natural thing? You don't think you just react and trust your gut. Thats all I did and it allowed a man a little more time on this earth and I will never forget him.
28.04.2011 My first plane ride was to Istanbul summer of 2011 and here I am again this summer (2012). I am finally getting out there and seeing the world one step at a time and meeting awesome new people.
28.06.2012 I also spent some time in Greece this summer and met some amazing people I hope to see again! My dream is to come back to Thassos Island when I'm not working to really enjoy the sites. The food and the views are amazing! <3
28.10.2012 Hot air balloon at sunrise in Goreme. Rock climbing around Kapadokya and meeting great people in Mustafa Pasa ;) Also, saw Safran Bolu
28.08.2014 First domestic flight to Seattle Washington to visit my friend Emily :)
Every day life brings a new adventure and I'm just along for the ride.
Teach, Learn, Share
There are many things I wish to learn. Guitar, chess, scuba diving, sky diving, surf, different types of dance, to drive a motorcycle, drive a race car, the workings under the hood of a car, home remedies, graffiti, my nikon camera, learning to accept myself and be more positive! I could go on, but these are just some things that I can think of right now :-P
Oh, and I want to learn how to whistle REALLY loud haha
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you've got left.
Countries I’ve Visited
Greece, Turkey, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Turkey, United States