Emily Hitz

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • English language teacher
  • Univ. British Columbia-- BA linguistics/anthropology/English
  • From San Francisco, California, USA!
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About Me


To shake things up in my life


I am friendly, and a bit silly at times. Shy at first meeting, but you might not know it. Chatty, open, with my own opinions and respect for those of others. Culturally curious, always. I can be funny in an... outrageous? sort of way if you know me well enough.


"The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea." Isak Dinesen / Karen von Blixen-Finecke

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I hosted a few people last year, and hope to do so again in the future when I'm able. Right now I live with a room mate and hosting isn't ideal.


Hosted a few people so far.


linguistics, cultural and linguistic anthropology, puns, interior design, other design, sewing and embroidery, fermentation, bike rides, pilates and yoga (trying...), teaching ESL, languages,politics and social issues, feminism, SPANISH, alternative diets....

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: Suna no onna, role models
music: regina spektor, jay z, gucci mayne, paul simon, neutral milk hotel, black keys
books: Beautiful Losers

....just trying to show some diversity here.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

road trip to the SoCal desert, road trip from Vancouver to San Francisco, road trips to Santa Cruz... love some open road.

Also-- Central America winter 2012/2013.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, United States

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