Dorothy Gebala

San Francisco, California, United States

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  • Fluent in English, Polish; learning French, Spanish
  • 38, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Regional HR Director
  • International Business & Marketing
  • From Born in Poland / grew up in Canada / live in California
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About Me


Follow the path less travelled


I love adventure and spontaneity.... I've travelled the worlds most exotic places, explored every continent, and met fascinating people who have taught me the importance of appreciating and embracing life's simple pleasures... I strongly believe our happiness dosn't come from external conditions, but rather from our attitudes and disposition.


My personal philosophy in life is to always be kind, generous, compassionate and honest

"The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see"€
G.K. Chesterton
I try not to have an agenda when travelling, but rather stay open to experiences that come my way....and get out of my comfort zone

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Travelling to me is not only about discovering new landscapes, but seeing it through new eyes...
Learning about the culture, becoming part of the community, and sharing stories with locals and other fellow travellers


anything that involves sports and being outdoors! I love jogging, camping, yoga, surfing, snowboarding, meditation, checking out cultural events, listening to live music, and meeting new people

Music, Movies, and Books

i have an eclectic taste in playlist ranges from the 80's hair metal classics of Def Leppard and Cinderella, to country lyrics of John Denver, to Tango beats from Gotan Project.
Movies / Books: non fiction....I love watching a good documentary, or reading an interesting biography

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Base Camp of Mount Everest / Trekking Machu Picchu / Master yoga training in India / Surfing the waters of every continent across the globe / Volunteering at townships in South Africa / Yoga Master training in South of Italy and India / Meditation retreats in 8 different countries

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Poland, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States

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