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Overview

  • 10 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Part-time barista in Philly, full-time student of life
  • Graduated from Temple University
  • From Princeton, New Jersey.
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To see, meet, explore, wander, reflect, and experience.

ABOUT ME

Depending on my environment, I am very outgoing and playful, or I will sit and relax with a good book and a cup of tea (or glass of wine). I thoroughly enjoy spontaneity but my life is generally fairly scheduled, because I take on a lot. I like going for long runs through forests. It makes me feel like a wood nymph or something. I make good guacamole and l really enjoy good beer, but try not to be too pretentious about it! I like to talk and love to listen. I'm a musician. I play in a couple of bands in Philly and love to take on new projects doing vocals, or to simply play for the sake of playing.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I really enjoy not only getting the privilege of meeting new, interesting, fun people, but also being able to show them Philadelphia. I find that by taking other people around, I get to experience the city in new ways and see things I hadn't even seen. I love learning from and interacting with people with different perspectives and insights.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've hosted probably about 9 or 10 surfers in total at various houses I've lived in within the past 3 years since being at school and I surfed at 3 different homes when I was in Geneva this past summer. All really wonderful experiences.

Interests

Playing music, going to concerts of all genres, sitting in cafes, writing about people-watching, writing about thinking, reading, sport-playing with friends new and old, strolling on sunny days

  • writing
  • books
  • concerts
  • environment
  • wine
  • beer
  • reading
  • music
  • hiking
  • sports

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiking down the French Alps in the snow without proper attire/no trails. Probably one of the more terrifying occurrences I've had, but it was something I will remember as one of the most incredible experiences I've had.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, France, Germany, Russian Federation, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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