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Helena Carazo Jiménez

Barbera del Valles, Catalonia, Spain

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  • 26 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in Catalan, Valencian, Spanish; learning English, French
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • graphic designer
  • by teachers parents
  • From Spain
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me


To do a lot of nothing


One thing I like to do is to observe behaviors. One of the reasons why I like Barcelona is the big variety of people. Sitting in a bench looking at them, thinking and imagining how their lives are is entertaining enough for me (I'm pretty cheap to entertain).
In the end I always feel like a little dot in a enormous DIN-A1 paper. It's a good motivation for traveling, see how the outside of the comfort zone looks like, learn something about it and try to stop being an ignorant little dot.


Follow the blue rabbit.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


It's so handy you kinda get addicted to CS. Everytime I travel I have to couchsurf a bit or I get coldturkey, swetting, shaking and all that...
I also host people. Though Barbera is not as attractive as Barcelona, so I don't get a lot of requests. If your request is nice, your profile is filled, and I'm available, I probably will host you. Anyhow, please don't send a copy-paste request, I'm allergic to it!


When you're travelling, CS is like your family, they can help you if you're in trouble, they host you if you're on the street (it sounds kind of a sect, but it's true). And if you live in another country, it makes your social life much easier. Basically you can't get bored, there's always funky people in CS!


design, illustration, street art, music, chocolate, jewelry, books for kids, cups of tea, cute stuff, slow loris, hitch hiking, typography, fluffy socks, notebooks, making lists, photography, views of roofs, views of roofs with hanged clothes, playing instruments, crack my fingers AND collecting random objects from the street.

Music, Movies & Books

This list changes quite a lot every year. Don't trust it too much!

Music: Muse, The Strokes, Berry Weight, Mogway, Portishead, Radiohead, Regina Spektor, Led Zeppelin, RHCP, Wilco, The Beatles, Franz Ferdinand, Wolfmother, The Doors, The White Stripes, Yann Tiersen, Michael Nyman, DeVotchka, Gwendal, Celtas Cortos, Amparanoia, Ojos de Brujo...

Donnie Darko, Amelie, Noviembre, Little Miss Sunshine, Good Bye Lennin, Traispotting, Requiem for a dream, Memento, Juno, Billie Eliot, Edward Scissorhands, Amores perros, Fight Club, Snatch, Big Fish, Nightmare before Christmas, Pulp Fiction, Sin City.....

One Amazing Thing I've Done

To do paragliding in Organyà (La Seu d'Urgell-Cataluya)You feel like a bird, it's amazing.

Teach, Learn, Share

You always learn things from the people around you. For me, this is probably the whole point of traveling.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

France, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom

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