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Overview

  • 17 References 13 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning French, German
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Teacher and student councelor the University of Amsterdam
  • Msc Neurobiology
  • From Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

ABOUT ME

At the moment I live life like a Amsterdam Clark Kent / Superwoman. During the weekdays I teach at the UvA with my glasses on, while two nights a week I throw my glasses in the corner and go to work at a nightbar.
I love the combination of these two "lifestyles" as it gives me the chance to further develop my knowledge on the field of Neurobiology and teaching, while as a bartender I can enjoy Amsterdam's crazy nightlife and the interesting characters it brings. So whatever side appeals more to you, I'm sure we have lots to talk about!

PHILOSOPHY

“the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Mostly hosted people here in Amsterdam, but also surfed in Antwerp, Berlin and Mongolia. Best way of traveling, period.

Interests

I've studied Neurobiology. So what happens in the brain while we function like we do. Definitely don't mind talking about these kinds of subjects, but don't think all I do is think about how I'm thinking.. ;)

Besides talking about brains I love traveling (who doesn't), hanging out with friends (who doesn't), dancing, walking my dog, cheese, painting, talking to strangers, and looking at trees.

  • dogs
  • dancing
  • cheese
  • walking
  • nightlife
  • traveling
  • painting

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

My travels through south-east asia after graduating from high school was one of the best decisions ever. And my travels through Russia and Mongolia and this year to Central-America were an amazing addition to my travel experience.

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, Costa Rica, Iceland, Laos, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Panama, Russian Federation, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Netherlands

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