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  • 4 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • ICU Physician Assistant
  • MS in Health Sciences from George Washington University ...
  • From San Francisco, CA, USA
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About Me




I just finished a masters program to become a Physician Assistant and am traveling before my job begins at the end of summer!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have couchsurfed in Helsinki, Berlin and Strasbourg and had great experiences with my hosts each time. It gave an understanding of the people and culture and city so much more intimately and uniquely than if I had explored it alone. My experience couchsurfing makes me believe in the kindness of the human spirit.


food! wit, photography, saying yes, manual transmissions, swimming great distances, seeing the world, figuring out public transit systems, adventures, practicing my German and other new languages, making atypical friends

  • culture
  • photography
  • dining
  • traveling
  • swimming
  • languages
  • medicine

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: goodbye lenin, garden state, amelie, love actually, wayne's world, stranger than fiction, big fish, secret life of Walter Mitty

books: cutting for stone, the interpreter, the great gatsby, the davinci code, interpreter of maladies, everything david sedaris has written

music: john mayer, counting crows, marvin gaye, the shins, the postal service, james taylor, xavier naidoo, guster, david gray

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I "escaped" from Alcatraz- I swam the 1.5 mile (2,7km) race between the island and the shore of San Francisco in 58ºF/15ºC water.

I've also driven across the United States twice, west both times.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, United States

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