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Overview

  • 12 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 36, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • English teacher (to non-English speakers)
  • B.A. in Psychology
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

While Life Can Be Tough, I Want To Laugh and Find The Joy In It

ABOUT ME

I love movies, concerts, hanging out in coffee shops, animals, history and traveling. I love learning new languages and hearing about people's stories

PHILOSOPHY

I have come a long way from who I used to be and am still growing, but I try to be good to others, explore new things and think the best of people. I like to be around people who are easy going and make me laugh and hope to be the same to others. I enjoy volunteering as it teaches me new ways of thinking or dealing with different situations.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've hosted a handful of surfers now, but I haven't surfed much

Interests

I love to read, travel, go out for a drink with friends, go to concerts, try new things, and explore restaurants, coffee shops, etc that are off the main path.
As far as traveling, I enjoy the hidden gems of the town/city rather than the tourist traps. I like to experience the culture and people, but I am a sucker for history museums, especially history from the 1900's and on

Music, Movies, and Books

I love movies! I really enjoy a good action or spy type movie (Bourne Identity type movies or From Paris With Love, Italian Job, Hanna, etc). I really enjoy music, especially indie, some pop and almost anything European (I love Stromae!). I enjoy reading, but I have a wide variety. I enjoyed "Eat.Pray.Love" but my main love is biographies or stories from history.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I went to a women's surf camp in Hawaii and that was a really great experience.
I traveled around Europe by myself for 4 months. An amazing experience!
I lived in France for 6 months, just so that I could learn the language

Teach, Learn, Share

I would love to learn how to be more loving, giving and caring. I would also love to learn how to laugh at myself more.
"Value the silent power of a consistent life" - Florence Nightingale
"Negative people see the difficulty in every oppritunity, while a positive person sees the oppritunity in every difficulty" - Harvey Mackay

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, United States

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