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Overview

  • 4 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning German
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • PhD Student
  • MSc Chemistry
  • From Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Exploring the world (after Europe I've gone for Australia) and everything it has to offer

ABOUT ME

Fun, outgoing, talkative, expressive, enthousiastic, cheerful, social animal

PHILOSOPHY

Live and let live, and be yourself! Carpe diem, carpe noctem! Be nice to the planet and what lives there :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My first couchsurfing experience was in Launceston, Tasmania, and that was awesome! I felt at home immediately. Interesting conversations, good company!
Since then I surfed some more in other places in Australia. In Berlin I also had an amazing couchsurfing experience. We had a really good click and just hit it off :)

Interests

Meeting new people, getting to know them and their lives and visions. Beautiful landscapes, animals, nature. Reading books. Playing squash, the piano and guitar. Photography. Going out to rock and metal concerts, goa festivals, and I also absolutely love dancing!

  • animals
  • wildlife
  • books
  • photography
  • concerts
  • festivals
  • dancing
  • partying
  • reading
  • traveling
  • guitar
  • piano
  • hiking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • racquetball
  • beaches
  • squash

Music, Movies, and Books

Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd but also contemporary metal. From brutal death metal such as Bloodbath to progressive such as Porcupine Tree, Opeth and Dream Theater, to metalcore such as The Haunted. Oh, and Cynic.
Apart from that I love goa (Shpongle, Ott), and going to goa festivals has given me some of my most beloved memories.
As for movies and books, I like movies and books that get you thinking, that teach you something new or give you an insight into another culture.
Also, I'm really fond of British stuff, such as Little Britain, Monty Python, Fawlty Towers and Shameless.
Books.. I really like a lot of Dutch writers, sorry you guys probably don't know them ;) Some writers that you might know I also like who aren't Dutch: Khaled Hosseini, Haruki Murakami, Janet Fitch, and Italian writers like Paolo Giordano and Niccolo Ammaniti.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Travel Australia for one year. Living by the day, completely enjoying the moment, meeting the most awesome people, sleeping in a tent for about half the time, camping, seeing wildlife, hiking, beach parties, living in a permaculture community, taking care of orphaned and injured wildlife... need I say more?

Teach, Learn, Share

I like meeting authentic people. I like easygoing people that can laugh about things in life (and themselves), and that are passionate about something. This is where two people can inspire each other and have a real connection <3

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Laos, Latvia, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Germany, Netherlands

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