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Overview

  • 20 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning German
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Registered Nurse
  • University of Texas at Austin, St Edward's University
  • From Austin, TX, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

know and experience lives unlike mine

ABOUT ME

if there was one way i could spend all my free time and if i had unlimited funds, it would be traveling

PHILOSOPHY
"violence is a betrayal of language"- Naomi Shihab Nye

"No hay nada mas lindo que viajar"- Silvia Clark

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Share my beautiful city of Austin with others, get to know new people, learn about different cultures

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My first couchsurfing experience was actually "tentsurfing" in Tandil, Argentina. I did not have a tent, but met a wonderful guy who generously shared his tent with me, and others who were also in desperation.

Interests

cooking, baking and eating
eggplant, crunchy peanut butter, avocados, salsa
wine and cheese
riding my bike
cats
making stuff
mate
Latin America
water
health care
nursing

  • cats
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • cheese
  • baking
  • yoga
  • drinking
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • languages
  • health

Music, Movies, and Books

Love music! I'm really into Grimes, Years & Years, Bonobo, Beach House, Rufus du Sol, Kaytranada, Zhu, Salt Cathedral, Lauryn Hill, Toots and the Maytals, Sylvan Esso, El Ten Eleven, Frank Ocean, Aphex Twin, Bjork, Shigeto, Bomba Estereo, Calle 13, The Blow, The Drums, Disclosure, Future Islands, The National, The Smiths, Phantogram, Polica, Interpol, J. Cole, The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, Toro y Moi, Prince, Michael Jackson, Santigold, The XX... just to name a few

Movies/film/TV- American Beauty, Kill Bill, Office Space, Amadeus, Black Mirror, The Simpson's

Books- anything on US healthcare reform, nursing, public health, health policy
The Healing of America, Half the Sky, Being Mortal are some recent favorites

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Complete nursing school

Teach, Learn, Share

I love to practice my Spanish at any opportunity.
I love cooking for people or just acts of making, sharing, eating, enjoying food, deserts or drinks with people.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories, drinks, food, places, music, activities, laughs, travel tips...

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Bahamas, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Australia, Germany, Mexico, United States

Old School Badges

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