Cherise Balentin

Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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  • Fluent in Dutch, English, Papiamento, Spanish; learning Afrikaans, French, Portuguese
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Student
  • Master's degree in International and European Public Law
  • From Curacao, Netherlands Antilles
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me


Finish my degree and travel all over the world to take photographs


I'm an island girl from the Caribbean, born and raised. I've lived on Curacao until I was 22, finished my bachelor's degree and decided to move to the Netherlands. I've been living there in Rotterdam for a year and a half now studying International Law. I'm currently on exchange in South Africa and residing in Potchefstroom. I enjoy photography, film, different cultures and traveling.


A prayer for the wild at heart trapped in cages

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've just signed up for couch surfing and I'm looking forward to my first experience. I hope to host for others myself when I go back to the Netherlands

Music, Movies, and Books

Big love for electronic music; minimal, techno, dubstep
Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Secret Cinema, Booka Shade, Bloody Beetroots, Adam Beyer

Movies: anything of Hayao Miyazaki, Pulp Fiction, Donnie Darko, Vanilla Sky, Requiem for a Dream, Fight Club, Into the Wild, White Oleander, Lords of Dogtown, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

Books: The Witch of Portobello, The Hobbit.

Countries I’ve Visited

Aruba, Belgium, Cayman Islands, Colombia, France, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Jamaica, Lesotho, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Portugal, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, South Africa

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