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Ilana Miller

Burlington, Vermont, United States

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Overview

  • 25 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • happy human
  • exploring the world
  • From Burlington, VT
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to look at each moment as it passes me by

ABOUT ME

i started traveling abroad when i was 15 by myself and got bitten by the travel bug really bad...and now i cant stop! After finishing high school i took a year off and bummed my way through Europe for 11 months on my own living on nutella, spready cheese, and rice, while stopping in 7 countries along the way and i have never been so happy. I just took another semester off from school to travel AGAIN and got my in early may.When im not traveling I am a student at Ithaca College studying religion and culture. I live to try new, wonderful things (food in particular)and im always up for a night out no matter how tired i am. I hope some day to be a travel writer and some of my passions are snowboarding, music, food, travel, fashion, clubbing and windsurfing. Im very chilled out and can have a good time anywhere doing anything with anyone!

PHILOSOPHY

never say never

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Getting in contact with locals wherever i am

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

i have met so many amazing people through couchsurfing, i dont know what i would have done without it on my past trips. I have surfed all over Germany, England, France, Hungary, Netherlands and Switzerland and have hosted in VT as well

Interests

traveling, cultures and languages, FOOD (anything at all but unusual cupcakes are my favorite), snowboarding, surfing, fashion, MUSIC (from folk, to classic rock, to minimal electro), clubbing, writing, walks in the city

Music, Movies & Books

music: bonobo, mos def, fleet foxes, thievery corporation, santigold, the budos band, lykke li, royksopp, red hot chili peppers, common, paul kalkbrenner, cut chemist, rjd2,jurassic 5, the strokes, el guincho movies: the fall, the reader, edward scissorhands, undercover brother, Amelie Poulain, angel-a, eternal sunshine, the boondock saints, the fountain, crash, the skin i live in books: 1984, Orlando, when the emperor was divine, the picture of dorian gray, the inferno, the great gatsby, the good earth, the interesting narrative

One Amazing Thing I've Done

driving all night through Switzerland and waking up to the mountains of Austria going to the christmas market in Budapest and drinking spiced wine with people from all over the world walking along the North Sea in Germany in winter swimming in the Mediterranean in Greece and eating fresh figs from the trees learning to breakdance and performing as the only girl on my schools team getting a tattoo in Switzerland

Teach, Learn, Share

I can tell you about America, teach some French and a bit of German,how to skateboard, windsurf and snowboard, how to make the BEST grilled cheese sandwich, how to discover wonderful things in a new place, how to do a cartwheel and a handstand, and how to BREAKDANCE (going on 2 years now :)

i want to learn whatever language you speak and try your favorite dish to cook/eat. I want to learn how to properly drive a motor bike and how to navigate around your city...in fact i just want to learn whatever you want to teach me!

Countries I've Visited

France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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