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  • 9 References 7 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Spanish
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Peace Corps Volunteers in Zambia working on community hea...
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • From Kawambwa, Luapula, Zambia
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


Be present, take time for people, understand the bad but see the good.


Silly goose. Straight shooter. Extremely athletic and outdoorsy (in my dreams). I'm the kind of person that doesn't need to read the whole menu to order.


Human connections are invaluable.
Slow down for other people.
Life's a dance, you learn as you go, sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow.
The more I learn, the more I know what I don't know, and that's okay.
Experience, reflect, grow.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Meeting people, being friendly and extremely appreciative when someone hosts me.


I've couch surfed two times, both at the same apartment, with three cs hosts, and had a wonderful time both times. The hosts were super welcoming and made my first days in Beijing absolutely wonderful.

Also, I've been to a couch surfing meet-up, also in Beijing. The room was filled with people from all over the globe. Conversation was naturally colorful.


Meditation. Rock climbing. Social dancing (salsa, bachata, or anything in the park with older Chinese folk). Photography (trying improve). Biking. Movies. Desserts. Spanish. Talking to strangers. Making new friends. Newly collecting old crafts (especially hand sewed things) and pottery (bowls, cups).

  • photography
  • dancing
  • bachata
  • desserts
  • meditation
  • crafts
  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • pottery
  • drawing
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • rock climbing

Music, Movies, and Books

Paul Simon, Julieta Venegas, Joni Mitchell.
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Mountains Beyond Mountains, Slaughterhouse Five.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Silent meditation retreat in Thailand

Teach, Learn, Share

Share: Experiences traveling.
Teach: Dance, Drawing, English, Spanish.
Learn: Dance, Photography

Countries I’ve Visited


Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Honduras, Taiwan, United States, Zambia

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