Bonnie Burton

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • English Teacher
  • Bachelor's of Kinesiology Degree
  • From Abbotsford, BC, Canada
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About Me


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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.


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

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


When I'm in one place for any amount of time, I make DAMN sure that I host whoever I can and show them that place through my eyes.

The last place I was able to host was in Hong Kong (October 2013-April 2014, and even though I was working a lot and could not show many people around, we still had a house full of couchsurfers (seriously, sometimes 12 at a time) every night. We drank, we laughed we ate and everything was just peachy!

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)


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.


-The human mind
-Late nights
-Seeing the world
-Conspiracy theories
-Anything in the ocean or at the beach
-Acoustic guitar
-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
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, Turkey, United States

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