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  • Fluent in English, Spanish
  • 40, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Middle School Spanish Teacher
  • BA in Spanish Language and Culture, MA in Education
  • From Santiago, DR and NJ
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me


To explore different cultures through more travel.


I am a native Dominican. Spanish is my first language, and I feel fortunate to be able to speak such beautiful language.

I moved to the United States when I was 12 and have since made this my home. I love to travel and learn about different cultures. I feel there's something magical about getting on a plane and landing in a different place where people have different beliefs and traditions.


I like to live life to the fullest and be greatful for what I have. When going through Tough times with tendency to complain, think about the less fortunate people in the world and be greatfull. Two things I cherrish the most in life are my freedom/indepence and my health.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I am relatively new to couch surfing and have not done any surfing yet.


I love the beach and any place warm, and try to travel to warm places with nice beaches as much as possible.
I have a soft spot for animals and have a small pameranean.

I also enjoy culture, art, architecture, yoga, music, the theater, meeting different people, the spring summer and fall (not very fond of the winter,)and travel among other things.

  • animals
  • arts
  • culture
  • theater
  • architecture
  • yoga
  • traveling
  • music
  • camping
  • surfing
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: The House of the Spirits, Eat Pray Love, Eva Luna,Interview With the Vampire...

Movies: Anything psy-fi, action packed, vampires
Not crazy about chic flicks but I enjoy comedy!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I went through Army Boot Camp. Hated most of it and have no idea how I was ever able to shoot a gun, throw a granade and crowl on the dirt like I did. But all in all, it was a learning experience that has helped to shape who I am today. Luckily I got out before the war against Iraq!

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico

Countries I’ve Lived In

Dominican Republic, United States

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