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  • 71 References 55 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, Swedish
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Student of life
  • M.A. Economic Geography
  • From Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
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About Me


Pursue bliss through travel, hugs and adventures.


I try to ensure I'm living each day to the fullest.
I lived in a yoga ashram in the Bahamas. Apart from the obvious effects (a love for yoga) I have expanded my horizons in so many ways. Since then I traveled the Americas, searching out yoga communities, smiley people, and new friends. Recently arrived to Asia and plan to wiggle around here for the next few years.
Life is the most rewarding when filled with new friends and that is what CSing creates. Since discovering CS I have delved into all of its layers and endeavoured to utilize this resource in all ways possible.


I believe that in life the answer should always be YES to make sure you're pushing your boundaries and really experiencing life not just living it. I guess I would have to describe myself as a hedonistic extrovert.
Contrarily, I have found recently that the sheer opulence of some disheartening and I am trying to live in a sustainable manner both environmentally and emotionally.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Surfing when I travel, Hosting when I have a 'home'.

From hosting and surfing, to meet ups, events and meeting travel partners, this site changes the travel experience for the better in so many ways.


Dancing, Sailing, Playing cello, experiencing new cultures, political and economic history, languages, dancing some more, music in general, classical literature, beaches, yoga, artesania, sushi, pretending to kite board, and lots more.
I really love world politics and economics as they relate to the daily lived experience of humans. The climate change crisis is fascinating and I try to do my part.

  • literature
  • dancing
  • yoga
  • politics
  • traveling
  • music
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • economics
  • history
  • languages
  • mathematics
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Juno, Pineapple Express, Friday, Superbad, Crash, anything that makes me laugh or cry or think...

Music: Anything that makes me move.

Books: I like books alot. Doctor Zhivago, Celestine Prophecy, Shantaram, Azazel, Count of Monte Cristo, House of Spirits, 100 years of solitude, the Odyssey, Polanyi, Small is beautiful, The whole Dumas Musketeers triology is amazing, Into the wild, Gary Lutz entire works, Yak Butter and Black Tea, I dreamed of Africa and all of Kuki Gallman's books, Harry Potter, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Everything by George eliot, this list will continue forever if I dont arbitrarily stop it.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I decided to leave a normal life behind and pursue internal bliss by travelling indefinitely.

Teach, Learn, Share

Skills to share include: sailing, yoga, tying knots, musical knowledge, economics and math, reiki, rationalization, artesania.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Food, laughter and bubbling happiness.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Bahamas, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Sweden

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