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I'm just finishing up a year of studying abroad in Lyon, France. It's been an amazing experience! Coming all the way from Australia, I'm keen to explore as much as I can while I'm here! I'm currently studying a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Media and Communications and French. I'm a vegetarian (but I don't have anything against people who aren't!), an environmentalist and I love to travel. I chose to go to France because I have French heritage and I love the language. But I am really passionate about sustainability, independent media and education.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I'm on Couchsurfing to meet new people, learn about other cultures and get to know locals. I have had some great experiences showing people around in Melbourne and going to CS events. In Paris there is a CS event during the summer called Picnic du Jour and it's a picnic in a different place each day. Last summer I found myself in Paris by myself and I went to the picnic every day for a week. It was so much fun and I met so many great people!
Unfortunately I can't host at the moment because I'm living in a share house with 5 people, we don't have any spare mattresses and for some reason, we have couches that are too small to sleep on :(
-Swimming in the ocean
-Exploring new things
Music, Movies, and Books
My favourite book at the moment is Just Kids by Patti Smith. I'm currently reading Tess of the d'Urbervilles. I'm pretty open to all kinds of books!
I love all kinds of movies and I'm always willing to watch something new! I really liked I Love Huckabees, Samsara & Barkaka, a french film called Love me if you Dare, but I love all sorts of films!
Music is a tough one.... there's so many things to list! Recently I've been listening to Talking Heads, Alex Ebert, Macy Gray, Jain, Tame Impala, Grimes etc
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Watching the sunrise over a volcano in Indonesia was pretty cool!
Countries I’ve Visited
England, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand
Countries I’ve Lived In