Gillian von Runte

Manchester, Manchester, England

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  • Analyst, Student, Yoga Instructor
  • BA in Humanities with Art History
  • From New York, NY, USA
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About Me


to create and share lovely experiences with everyone.


Love traveling; Love to show some great people my hospitality.


seriously though i'm one of those people that just enjoys a variety of subjects, doing new things, and having a random good time. that's what this is all about.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Veteran couchsurfer and traveller.


We have hosted and surfed many times. Met some amazing people... we're utterly grateful for the hospitality we experienced and the friends we have made!


Music, Yoga, Food, Art, Culture, Humanity, Writing, Emotion, Understanding

Music, Movies, and Books

Between my husband Fritz and I (mainly Fritz) we have an absurd amount of music and books. I write, Fritz produces music, and we're kind of culture fiends.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Driving across the US with my husband and couchsurfing all of the way, dropping everything and doing 9 european cities in 16 days just because Ryanair's prices got silly for a minute, anywhere and anytime on the Cote d'Azur (preferably with Violet ice cream), a glass of Pigato in Portofino, the sunsets in Tampa Bay, getting to see the bustle of Kingston Jamaica (if only through the window of a bus), waking up in Torino and throwing open the shades to the sound of church bells, long pointless drives through the nevada desert, quietness of standing in the ancient stone circles of Orkey with only the company of sheep, a random summer trip to the unexpectedly lovely Sag Harbour, and finally the mineral baths of Budapest!

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm really interested in your culture and life. I've got a pragmatic nature, a long list of favourite places to visit, and I can give you some yoga/breathing lessons if you're curious :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom, United States

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