Claire Gerdsen

Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey

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  • I'm an English teacher in Gaziantep, Turkey.
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  • From Cincinnati, OHIO, USA
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About Me


cooking. sunglasses. teaching. sarcasm. traveling. card games. kids. chapstick. my kindle. making lists. ice cream. holidays.


My philosophy is simple: Be a good person and clean up after yourself! :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


* Hosting: If possible

* Surfing: Looking forward to doing this more

* Activities: A great way to meet people

* Groups: Participating in forums as a question asker and answerer


Reading: Right now it's A Clash of Kings

Cooking: I make a mean omelette and fancy myself a bit of a foodie

Eating: Isn't shared food always better?

Riding: Motorbikes, cars, bicycles -- fine with me!

Traveling: Hoping to have the number of countries I've visited above my age

Organizing: You'd be hard pressed to find someone better at it ;)

Drinking: Clear liquids generally

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Shantaram, Lamb, Bossypants, Nothing to Envy, A Song of Fire and Ice

Music: Maroon 5, Mat Kearney, Beyonce, Kanye West, Britney Spears

Movies: Sideways, A League of Their Own, Bridesmaids

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Slept on the Great Wall of China in 2010.

Rode and swam with elephants in Thailand.

Climbed Mt. Bromo in Indonesia.

Saw a real geisha in Japan.

Bungee jumped at the Korean DMZ.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Laos, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Korea, Thailand, United States

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