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Ida Jaarvik Hetland

Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

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Overview

  • 6 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Norwegian Nynorsk; learning Spanish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Entrepreneur and adventurer
  • MSc, MA, BSc
  • From Bryne
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Making every day a memorable one.

ABOUT ME

I am a happy, energetic Norwegian - enjoying the excitement life has to offer! :) I run an NGO for Guatemalan children, and I love being able to contribute to- and improve the life of others less fortunate than myself. www.idashjelpefond.no

PHILOSOPHY

"Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die tomorrow!"

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have been traveling the world the past 6,5 years, and recently moved back home to Norway. I will continue participating in CS when I get my own place at some point :)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I was first introduced to CS through a Norwegian friend whom I was studying with in South Africa, in 2010. This is just such a brilliant idea!

Interests

Traveling, meeting new people and getting to know new cultures, outdoor activities, running, yoga, music, reading, charity work, and making people happy :)

Music, Movies & Books

I read a lot, but one of my favorites are Shantaram - what an amazing book.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Where to start........;) BUT after travelling to Guatemala it amazes me every time how little it takes to change a little child's life!

Teach, Learn, Share

I am on CS to get to know people from all over the world and "exchange cultural knowledge" ;o)) Different cultures fascinates me, and I believe that understanding them makes me a better person, I get new perspectives on the world, new impulses and it broadens both my horizon and hopefully the people I meet too :)

Countries I've Visited

Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Mexico, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Malta, Norway, South Africa, United Kingdom

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