Ida Mendenilla's Photo

Unverified Profile

  • Payment not verified
  • Phone not verified
  • Government ID not verified
  • Address not verified

Wants to Meet Up

  • Last login 11 months ago

Join Couchsurfing to see Ida’s full profile. It’s free!

Overview

  • 12 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Tagalog; learning Arabic, English
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • a Marine Biologist by profession
  • Graduated last 2005 in BS Marine Biology
  • From proudly from CORON, PALAWAN
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Experience, travel- these are Education in themselves- Euripides

ABOUT ME

My travel pulse rate is always at nth level. I don't know why but I think traveling is in in my veins. It is sort of my breather.

Generally, I am a happy person, living my life to the fullest, what the world can offer me and vice versa. So if there are opportunities, i always grab and hug it, especially on travels. I want to see and know life in self experience because i believe its the best way i could learn. It is not only how far you have been that tells you, you've conquered the world, it is also the people you meet and learned from it even you met him/her 10 meters away from your home.

PHILOSOPHY

I live my life one day at a time.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

visited 8 states (3.55%)Create your own visited map of The World

Interests

I can travel alone but I prefer to be with my friends because you can share your happiness and excitement with them.

I love the sea, fishes books and photography. Sea, beach and marine creatures are ones that i want to see everwhere. I don't think I'll run out of it since the world is 70% covered by water (and even our own body). Very interesting because of its diversity. Whenever I travel, I make sure I have a book with me to read. My camera named Gelo is my all time company on my travels for me to store what I've seen if my memory got lost! lol. :)

  • books
  • photography
  • education
  • running
  • traveling
  • swimming
  • teaching
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

I like RNB and trance music. Singers like Rihanna, Chris Brown, Mariah Carey, Beyonce are on my top lists. My all time fave are songs of 98 degrees. Im beginning to love latin music and instrumetals.

I like novel and fiction kind of book (sometimes the self-help book). The alchemist, Kite Runner, Deception point, Chinese Cinderella,Falling leaves, 5 people you meet in heaven, A thousand splendid suns, The Kithchen God's Wife, Like the flowing river is nice...and many more...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Manta bowl dive experience: The 1st i ever seen a multiple manta rays in big sizes. It was a jawdrop. I'm glad to swim with them though we are against the current. Worth the experience...

One thing that ive done that was so amazing is when i dive Barracuda Lake in Coron, Palawan. You will feel as go down to the bottom, the temperature changes due too the presence of hotspring). You will not see more of the fishes but the fine sand structured like a steep mount that when you punch the top, sand rolls down like an avalanche.

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, India, Oman, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Arab Emirates

Old School Badges

  • Vouches 9a938eb8eddceeeb3ee4276e3d530a48c5fcca7895c8f13b8b23592736f3d037
    2 Vouches

Join Couchsurfing to see Ida’s full profile. It’s free!

My Groups