Elena Camino

London, London

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  • Masters Degree in Biology
  • From Pola de Siero, Asturias, Spain
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About Me


To find a mission (Update: I've found a mission. I'm studying to become a secondary school teacher :S)


Hi everyone! I'm spanish, 32, currently travelling the world, well just a small part of it! I consider myself to be a "happy" person, not that I spend the days laughing at nothing but I like to be positive about life and enjoy the small details. I left my life behind to come travelling. It's been already over a year and I still have no plans to go back! I like how the people I come across help me take decisions that shape my trip in a different way. I'm so flexible sometimes it even scares me. It's great though :)
First update, trip is over :(
I'm currently spending the summer in Asturias (a beautiful place at the very North of Spain), enjoying my family's company while I decide where to go/what to do with my life!
Second update, now back in London!


I believe in Science and in myself and that, taken that Science hasn't proved otherwise, there's a good chance this will be my only life so I better get the most out of it!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I would love to but still cannot host since there's no living room in my flat. However, I'm up for helping/meeting people, so don't hesitate to contact me!


The first couchsurfing experience I had was in Dili, Timor Leste. I had a wonderful host through whom I met a lot of people, mostly UN and NGO workers. I ended up volunteering within a Permaculture NGO and spending 3 months in the country. It was an awesome experience, genuine and rewarding.


I love nature, open landscapes, going to places where there's no sign of human life. I like taking pictures, though not so much being in them! I love music of nearly all kinds, dancing, playing the fool. I love food and cooking. Got to admit that I enjoy feeding people :) I also like it when situations, people or even myself don't make sense. I love my freedom, specially the fact that I'm free to make my own mistakes, with are not few! I like to try in general.

Music, Movies, and Books

Any style, origin or subject as long as they're GOOD.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've squeezed my brain for 10 min and nothing came out, so I'm afraid I either have a terrible memory or I really need to start doing some amazing things for a change

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm not a box full of wisdom, I'm not sure that you could learn something (useful) from me! I love cooking so we might be able to learn something from each other when surrounded by casseroles. I also know a lot about clinical analysis and parties in London. I know, not very useful.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Belgium, Colombia, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Laos, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Turkey, Venezuela, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Spain, Timor-Leste (East Timor), United Kingdom

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