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Work is love made visible.
I'm definitely a bit of a neophile, always looking for new experiences and adventures! I grew up with travel-loving parents and am now learning to explore the world on my own. I just graduated from a Masters program for Nursing at UCLA and doing my best to see/do/eat new things when I'm not hitting the books!
No great thing is created suddenly. There must be time. Give your best and always be kind.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Surfing for now, hope to host in the near future when life settles down a bit!
Amazing time with 2 generous hosts in Istanbul and a great weekend in Sequoia National Park. Ready for more!
My biggest weakness is food. I enjoy cooking and love surveying different types of cuisine every place has to offer.
I like to seek out what is unique about every location, finding what I wouldn't be able to experience anywhere else. Of course there will be the main attractions, but I also relish going off the beaten path a bit. The greatest feeling is discovering something special all on your own.
Music, Movies, and Books
Little Miss Sunshine, Lost In Translation, The Shawshank Redemption, Gladiator, You've Got Mail, Amelie, American Beauty, 21 Jump Street, pretty much all Pixar movies, most things by Wes Anderson, documentaries!
The xx, Bon Iver, Jack's Mannequin/Something Corporate, Thievery Corporation, Jimmy Eat World, Death Cab For Cutie, Florence + the Machine, Mr. Little Jeans, Sinatra/Bobby Darin/Etta James
I used to read actual books once upon a time...
The Sun Also Rises, Three Junes, Grapes of Wrath, Middlesex, Where the Heart Is, The Lovely Bones, Gone With the Wind
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Hiking up a waterfall in the mountains of Langkawai, Malaysia and being able to peak through the break in the trees to see the beautiful expanse of the mangrove forests before us. Not to mention encountering the gigantic black & yellow spider seemingly suspended in midair.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In