Courtney Stankey

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

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  • ESL education
  • Masters in Applied Linguistics
  • From Chicago, IL
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About Me


To see the rest of the world...and revisit the parts I have already seen and love!!


In my "younger years" I lived all over the world and have now discovered that I have stayed in one place for about as long as I can possibly stand it!

I am a dual EU/US citizen and I hope those extra papers are gonna take me far and wide! The beauty of travel cannot be described in such a short space and I can't wait to get back out there!

I have always worked with languages and most of that time in education and I am a huge language nerd. I love speaking with people from all over the world about their languages and their lives.


"Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid." -Goethe (or maybe not...?)


language, travel, foreign films, fun and sun, reading, exploring secret locales

Music, Movies, and Books

I love German, French and Czech films, almost any film in those languages. And probably a lot more in other languages as well!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Speeding through Saigon on a scooter at midnight; horseback riding in the beautiful Czech mountains; going to Paris three times; walking the Charles Bridge in Prague at midnight on Christmas Eve in the snow; seeing Cartagena, Colombia, the most romantic place in the world.

Also having my appendix removed in a Prague hospital and living to tell the tale is also amazing;)

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, United States

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