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Amiable, easy-going character who loves to explore. Sometimes very quiet, but other times super chatty - very much depends on topic and mood! I love discussion and the most interesting conversations are when people can disagree in good humour and still stay friends.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I like to make new friends around the world and get an authentic experience of their culture, and share my stories too. On top of that, I love food and trying different cuisines is definitely my favourite thing when it comes to traveling.
I haven't yet been fortunate enough to host, however I did couch surf in Madrid, Spain with my friend Sian and had an awesome time!
food, music, cooking, yoga, dogs/animals in general
I studied Chemistry at university but long story short didn't feel all that passionate about it, as interesting and challenging as it was. I work freelance now as a makeup artist, and it is a strange job when you think about it because I'm literally being paid to put creams and powders on people's faces with fancy brushes- but I absolutely love it.
I'm not hugely into sports, never have been - but always admire people who are. I like to keep fit by doing yoga and walking, sometimes swimming but it's just too cold in London!
- live music
Music, Movies, and Books
Enjoys a broad range of artists such as Patti Smith, Wet, Childish Gambino, Alpine, Frank Ocean, Little Dragon, The Flaming Lips, Ratatat, Radiohead, Whitney Houston. Lately have been enjoying lo-fi hip hop mixes. I'm uncertain if my love of pop will ever leave me ;)
all studio Ghibli, 1930s noir, Fassbinder (all his works), Battle Royale, Game of Thrones (tv), Brooklyn 99 (tv), Silicon Valley (tv) Broad City (tv), Have joined Mubi which is really great for independent, arthouse films as well a good dosage of classics from the 30s onwards, and documentaries.
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, The Secret History, IQ84 (all Murakami actually), Marie Kondo, L'Art de Simplicite, Harry Potter (obv)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
1. Rode camels in the Sahara Desert, highly highly recommend.
2. lived in NYC!
Teach, Learn, Share
If you really want to learn I can teach you to contour.. haha *sigh*
What I Can Share with Hosts
I would love to share my love of cooking, and of course if you need help with makeup or skincare I'd be happy to share my tips as well! In fact, I probably won't be able to stop talking once I start...so beware, haha!
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Poland, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, United States, Wales
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, England, United States