Saint-Haon-le-Vieux, Rhone-Alpes, France

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  • Fluent in English, French, Italian; learning German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish
  • 49, Other
  • Member since 2009
  • Libriarian teacher
  • BA and MA at St Etienne University
  • From Roanne and Renaison in the center of France
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About Me


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We are a couple and daughter in a house 80 Kms north of Lyon.We are actually half way between Paris and the south or Provence area. That is 400 kms between the two. Our house could be a good stop to have a rest. We are not very near the city but we enjoy very much being in the countryside. The 3 of us speak English, even our daughter who is 10.


Freedom and tolerance are important for me.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I joined CS as it's a really fantastic way to meet new people and make true friends. I believe the people one meets whilst travelling is just as important (if not more important) as the sights you see. Our house is always open to new persons and friends.


We have experienced hosting american people so far and it was delightful. We have foreigners all year round. They come to learn french and stay up to 3 months with us. They are not all coming from CS.


Travelling, reading, gardening, tennis, swimming, ecology, meeting new people.

Music, Movies, and Books

Books : Robert Muchamore (Cherub), Amélie Nothomb, Dan Brown ( Inferno), Poe, Suzanne Collins (Hunger games), J K Rowling, Peter Mayle (A year in Provence), Cornélia Funke (Coeur d'encre), Joseph Delaney (L'épouvanteur), Harlan Coben (A découvert), ...

Music : Mickael Jackson, ‎Katy Perry, ‎Pharrell Williams, Bruno Mars, Daft Punk...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The only amazing thing I have done is probably my daughter ! I haven't climbed up mount Everest or done any sporting achievement like all the other couchsurfers !

Teach, Learn, Share

We would like to share our culture and way of life with other people who are willing to listen and learn from us and take interest in our ideals and actions and in return are going to tell or teach us something.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Food and laugh !

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Egypt, Greece, Guadeloupe, Italy, Kenya, Mauritius, Mexico, Réunion, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

England, France

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