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Emma Dicks

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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  • 14 Positive References1 Negative
  • Fluent in English; learning Afrikaans, German, Italian, Xhosa
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • I study, I teach and I travel
  • Business Science Management - Marketing
  • From CAPE TOWN, SA
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me


Mastering Italian and Xhosa in the two countries I love most


I love to laugh. I love exploring. I love coming up with exciting new ideas about just about anything. I love that feeling when you're floating in the ocean and your feet can't quite touch the bottom when the waves come and you feel very small.

I try to consciously let city-days be dictated by the earth not the city.


"Don't believe what your eyes are showing you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding and you will see the way to fly." Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I have couchsurfed in the States and Italy and couldn't think of a better way to travel


Dancing to jazz all night in New Orleans, picking apricots in Liguria, rolling on hay bales in Tuscany


Traveling, mountains, open spaces, the Italian language, cooking, teaching, maps...

Music, Movies & Books

Books: Shantaram, My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell, Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers, The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, A Room with a View by EM Forster
Movies: Motorcycle diaries, Barfuss, The Notebook
Music: Chili Peppers, Rodrigo y gabriella, moses molelekwa, Gorillaz, Beatles, Manu Chao

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Standing at The Edge in Hogsback where I feel like I could maybe fly

Teach, Learn, Share

Some good recipes.
Cooking and eating to be nicer to the earth.
The best hikes on Table Mountain.
Cape Town and South Africa in general.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Botswana, Germany, Italy, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Réunion, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

South Africa, United States

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