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Overview

  • 43 references 30 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Korean; learning Chinese, French, German, Welsh
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Teacher
  • BSc Zoology
  • From Amersham, England, United Kingdom
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I lived in South Korea for around 4.5 years and during that time I hosted and surfed a lot, which I loved! I also walked 400km across Bavaria last summer, during which time I also surfed a lot, which made my trip 1000x more memorable.

We are both nice, a bit wacky, warm-hearted, up for a laugh, and open-minded!

PHILOSOPHY

Be the change you want to see in the world.
Sometimes, not getting what you wanted is a great stroke of luck.
Everyday is a gift. Everyday is best.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am inspired by how Couchsurfing brings out the best in people; the willingness to share, learn, explore, support. It is a wonderful thing!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have loved both hosting and surfing! I felt like every person I have met has become my sister/brother after being together!

Interests

Music (of aaaalll kinds, new artists every week!), hiking, cycling, exploring, wild food foraging, playing and writing music, meeting new people, my darling dog, cooking (usually vegetarian or vegan when I can get it!), eating, making mojitos

  • dogs
  • writing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • vegetarian
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Daft punk, Anohni, The Avalanches, Young Fathers, Clean Bandit, Glen Check, Elbow, Hudson Mohawke
Films: Spirited Away, Mad Max, Labyrinth, Welcome To Dongmakgol, Song of the Sea, Deadpool, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Books: Northern Lights, The Black Russian, A Carpet Ride To Khiva, The Secret Garden, The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Every day is best.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you basic Korean! I have also been taught a small bit of basic Mandarin and would love to learn more!
I also love cooking, so I can teach you to make a few Korean dishes I know, and you can teach me some you know ^ ^

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Slovakia, Spain, Taiwan, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Korea, United Kingdom

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