Wants to Meet Up
- Last login almost 8 years ago
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Blow my savings on travel.
www.nurianderika.blogspot.com (travel blog)
We are a fun and relaxed couple who likes to live life outside of work.
Erika- I'm an ESL teacher so if you want to come visit or I'm staying with you we could work in a lesson or two if you'd like. :) I grew up traveling all over with my family- English, France, India, China, Nepal, Japan... And after high school I spent a year teaching English in Ecuador. After that, I studied International Affairs and LOVED it but I decided to teach because I think of it as service to my country. Teaching ESL is way to foster cross cultural communication and good will between immigrant and American born peoples.
Nuri- Not much to say... I also work in education but on the business-y side. I am working to build a new teacher education program.
I like to hang out with friends, drink, read and play basketball.
Erika- I'll save that for when I am a little wiser.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Hosting in the big apple.
We love hosting. We've had a bunch of Finns and Australians- I can't wait to do an Australia tour!
Erika- film, world food, Chinatown, International Affairs, languages, travel
Nuri- education, funny stuff, sports, and travel obviously
Music, Movies, and Books
The Once and Future King, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, Reno 911
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Erika- lived with an indigenous ecuadorian family, lived in northern maine
Nuri- met American rock/r&b/funk/soul legend James Brown about 3 years before he died, and heard him say some really crazy things
Us- Jumped off a bridge in the Andean mountains. Biked through a pitch black tunnel.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Bahamas, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, France, Grenada, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Monaco, Nepal, Palestine, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Countries I’ve Lived In
Ecuador, United States