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Faima Ramirez Hirschauer

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Overview

  • 30 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German, Spanish; learning French
  • 23, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Online Marketing/Freelance Journalist
  • By a hippie (my mum)
  • From Munich/Gran Canaria
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Stuff my eyes with wonder

ABOUT ME

A happy nihilist, a frustrated writer, an unconditional dancer, an experimental cook, a pragmatic tree-huger, a timemaniac, a confused world-trotter with a chronic tendency to ask hard questions.

PHILOSOPHY

Wake up and go to bed with a smile + Remind myself everyday to remain a human being vs. a human doing.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've been living abroad for almost seven years now and since I started couchsurfing I feel that home is wherever people make you feel welcomed and at ease.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I hitch-hiked across Southern Europe, USA and Latin America and stayed with a lot of different couchsurfers. Each of them amazingly interesting and kind to let me peak into their own universes. In Buenos Aires and in Berlin (where I was new to the cities), the couchsrufing groups became my best sources of fun, great discussions and suggestions to feel more than a transient inhabitant of the city. Now I'm living alone for the first time and I am ready to explore the Hostess side of this amazing initiative.

Interests

1) Dance, dance, dance! Seriously anything, anytime, anywhere. Recently I also found out that
2) cooking is so much fun, especially combined with dancing in the kitchen to some old school rock and roll.
2) Urban Exploration: eclectic bars, literary cafes, unusual corners, dumpster diving...
3) Travelling without a plan.

Music, Movies & Books

Music: Edith Piaf, Mercedes Sosa, Manu Chao, Beirut, Joaquin Sabina, ZAZ, Norah Jones.
Books: Ensayo sobre la ceguera, 1984, 100 años de soledad, Jane Eyre, La insoportable levedad del ser.
Movies: Fight club, El secreto de sus ojos, Across the Universe

One Amazing Thing I've Done

- Rafting down a river on a truck wheel in Ecuador
- Giving a ten day sexual education seminar in rural Nicaragua
- Making a toilet into my final art work for an art exhibition

Teach, Learn, Share

People who challenge me, who don't get tired of asking: -But...why?

Countries I've Visited

Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Nicaragua, Uruguay

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, Costa Rica, Germany, Spain, United States

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