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  • 48 References 22 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Tour Guide
  • High School education was more of an elaborate film class...
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About Me


I can't sit still. If there is a reason to go somewhere, I'm already out the door and 5 miles up the road be it a movie, music gig or a random road trip. My career is based on contractual promotional work, which fortunately feeds my active lifestyle and allows me to take time off for traveling. It's easy to live on basics if all you want are experiences.


Love is saying yes to what is

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Love meeting world travelers who have a passion for adventure wherever life takes them! Sometimes getting lost is the only way to truly find ourselves.


I am deeply involved in any activity that brings me closer to all forms of personal balance. My greatest interests in this field are Vedic Meditation, Acupuncture, Rolfing, and lucid dream development. Basically, I'm a very passionate person who likes to be calm.

I also like other fun stuff like polar bears, robots, popcorn, futbol, going to the movies, river rafting, impulse adventures, city-spelunking, grilled cheese, Fondue, Google Maps, Comedy stuff ;D

  • cheese
  • meditation
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • spelunking
  • cartography
  • tourism

Music, Movies, and Books

Wet Hot American Summer, Network, 10th Victim, Tron (1982), Barbarella, Beat Street, Bullitt, The Getaway, Dr. Stranglelove, Being There, James Bond (Connery, Lazenby & Moore), Cobra, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Logan's Run, Danger Diabolik, Billion Dollar Brain, The IPCRESS file, Modesty Blaise, The Dark Knight Series, Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, Night of the Hunter, Intacto, Death to Smoochy, Earth Girls Are Easy, Papillon, Poltergeist, Warriors, Hanna, MST3K
---And all things espionage---
Highlighted Directors:
Kubrick, Antonioni, Jean-Luc Godard, Woody Allen, Cohen Brothers, Tarantino, Cronenberg, and Nolan

I am an avid world music fan, and always enjoy discovering new sounds. Please feel free to show me what brings fire to your music brain!

Brazilian Jazz, African Jazz Fusion, Electro, Indie Electronica, Loungey Exotica, Spaghetti Western/Film Composers, Country pre-1975, Korean Pop, Arab/Persian Traditional, Indian Bollywood or Raga......and sometimes it's nice to sit back and let your surroundings form its own little tune.

Books- (currently)
-Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower
the Mind by Michio Kaku

-Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by
Susan Cain

-The Cool War by Frederik Pohl

Teach, Learn, Share

I've been told that I missed my calling as a tour guide...

Countries I’ve Visited

Antarctica, Argentina, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, United Kingdom, United States

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