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Overview

  • 8 references 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Persian (Farsi); learning Spanish
  • 37, Female
  • Member since 2021
  • No occupation listed
  • engineering
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I grew up in Iran and later moved to the US, where I currently live and work.

I'm passionate about life, this planet, and its people. My love of traveling started at an early age. I took a solo trip to visit family in southern parts of Iran at age 7. I still remember the thrill and excitement of that trip :)

Living in California, I'm an avid ocean lover and camper. I plan my trips around nature activities. That being said, I'm an advocate for mother nature and follow the principles of "Leave No Trace." From remote wilderness areas to local parks and even public beaches, I try to minimize my impact on the planet and be a responsible traveler.

I love to meet local people and learn about their stories. I don't care where you come from or what you do, but I do care about how you treat others.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm new to CS and heard so many positive stories from my friends. I hope to experience the same, learn about new cultures, and exchange memorable experiences.

I also like to participate in volunteering opportunities and find new ways to engage with local communities.

Please do not message me if you have anything else in mind. I'm not here to hook up or have sex.

Interests

  • baking
  • music
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • scuba diving
  • engineering
  • history
  • nature walks
  • mathematcis

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I volunteered in Puerto Rico to help with a natural disaster.
I dove w sharks in the Galapagos! I can provide amazing tips on how to visit the Galapagos on budget :)

Teach, Learn, Share

Having visited many national parks and places around the US, I can give you travel tips and share my knowledge of camping. I can also teach you how to prepare for nature and backpacking trips.

I'm passionate about cooking and baking. I will teach you how to develop new recipes and make good food.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I'm passionate about cooking and baking. I can share authentic recipes with you and teach you how to make delicious Iranian food or bake various international desserts. Similarly, I can teach you about the Iranian culture, history, and people.

I can also give you tips on anything related to nature and outdoor activities (diving, camping, backpacking, etc). You can get first-hand travel tips on popular US destinations, especially national parks and remote nature destinations.

I really like to get to know my guests, spend time with them, and learn about their culture, food, and interests.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jordan, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Iran, United States

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