Bonnie Burton

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

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Overview

  • 48 References 37
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, French, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • English Teacher
  • Bachelor's of Kinesiology Degree
  • From Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Meet everyone! See everything!

ABOUT ME

Hello! I come from the far off and exotic lands of Canada to meet crazy people to do crazy things with. I've been teaching and travelling all over the world for the past 5 years and really loving it. I can usually be seen eating in 'hole in the wall' restaurants with a tall and loud Englishman, lazing on beaches, or trying to sneak pictures of unsuspecting locals.

PHILOSOPHY

If you don't like something, learn to love it!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

When we're hosting we generally try to give people a place to relax and be themselves, and if we all have enough energy after drinking and chatting all night, we'd be happy to show you Madrid through our eyes. At the moment, we do work quite a bit, but we will try our best to best as attentive as possible!

On the other end, when I am be hosted, I try and leave as little of a footprint as possible (meaning, I try and be a considerate guest, to pave the way for the next couchsurfers to come)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I find this site works better when you are hosting, than when you are surfing. I've extended warm welcomes time and time again to couchsurfers, and have been endlessly rewarded with great experiences and friendships.

Interests

-People
-The human mind
-Writing
-Photography
-Late nights
-Seeing the world
-Conspiracy theories
-Wandering
-Cappuccinos
-Cooking
-Anything in the ocean or at the beach
-Acoustic guitar
-Dancing
-Reading
-Wine and cheese!

Music, Movies, and Books

Authors: Ginsberg, Kerouac, HST, Bukowski
Music: Blink 182, Weezer, Bright Eyes, Metric, Angus and Julia Stone, Coconut Records and most Canadian or Brit Pop music
Movies: 500 Days of Summer, Anything Wes Anderson, I Heart Huckabees, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Seeing wild pink dolphins in Hong Kong
Dancing on a volcano in the Philippines
Hitching to Mongolia
Sleeping on the Great Wall
When Canada won the gold medal for hockey in the Vancouver 2010 Olympics
Cooked Christmas dinner for 20+ couchsurfers in Brisbane

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, England, France, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Macao, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Spain, Turkey, United States

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