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Overview

  • 12 References 7 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 37, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Marketing
  • MBA
  • From Delfzijl, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Planning my next trip to the Caribbean!

ABOUT ME

Originally from Holland I have been living in London for over 7 years and still loving it. I have traveled quite a lot all over the world and have also been lucky enough to have lived in Brazil, Cuba, Spain and South Africa.

PHILOSOPHY

Carpe diem! Life is too short so I try to enjoy it to the fullest.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

My first couch surfing experience was in Sicily last year where I met lots of amazing people in only a couple of days. Would like to couch surf and meet more interesting people on my next trips and have also hosted a few times which was a great experience. Am usually fairly busy but happy to meet up with couch surfers in London where possible.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I met some amazing people through couch surfing when I ended up traveling to Sicily by myself as my friend couldn't make it at the last minute. I surfed for the first time when I went to Trinidad with a friend which was an amazing experience. Have hosted a few times as well.

Interests

dancing, hiking/walking/cycling, cooking/eating out, world cinema, different cultures, reading, concerts/theatre/comedy

  • concerts
  • dancing
  • cooking
  • walking
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • eating out
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: mostly latin, african and caribbean music such as salsa, kizomba, dancehall, soca, reggae, afrobeats, etc

Movies: world/independent cinema or thrillers mainly

Books: Some of my favorite books are: The book of night women by Marlon James, The shock doctrine by Naomi Klein, anything by Malcolm Gladwell, Half of a yellow sun / Purple hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Living in Brazil, Cuba and South Africa (Cape Town)
Hiking to the Boiling Lake in Dominica, West Indies
Carnival in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Many more!

Teach, Learn, Share

Salsa/kizomba dancing, languages (Dutch, English, Spanish, Portuguese).

Countries I’ve Visited

Angola, Cabo Verde, China, Dominica, Mozambique, Saint Lucia, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Cuba, South Africa, Spain

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