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Overview

  • 35 references 33 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German; learning Spanish, Turkish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • No occupation listed
  • studied cultural studies
  • From Austria
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Freshly arrived in Toulouse mid march and curious to see what this beautiful city holds in store for me. I'm planning to be here at least for the month of April, hopefully even a bit longer.

ABOUT ME

Generally happy, sun and summer loving, my favourite pastime: chatting with (old and new) friends.

I enjoy chilled days with a book but also love exploring cities and landscapes, climbing, hiking or spending nights out. Big fan of apéros en terrasse !

Also, my French badly needs some practice ;)

PHILOSOPHY

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Unfortunately, my housing situation right now doesn't allow me to host but I hope to still get to meet some of you lovely people, maybe for a drink or two or a walk sometime.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENC

I surfed quite a bit, hosted a bit less

Interests

Travelling (spontaneous, hitchhiking, bus, train, unplanned)
being outside (hiking, walking, having a picnic)
concerts, cinema, exhibitions, ...
listening to people who talk about their passion
cafés and bars
good books, movies
beautiful landscapes
being around people
cooking (vegetarian!)
languages - literature, linguistics, learning them, listening to them,...
conversations, preferably with coffee or wine
...

  • books
  • literature
  • cooking
  • wine
  • coffee
  • picnic
  • vegetarian
  • walking
  • movies
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • languages
  • hitchhiking

Music, Movies, and Books

In principle I prefer books to films. And both of them don't need to have lots of action to please me - I like narrations for the sake of themselves.

Books/Authors: Marge Piercy, Audre Lorde, Gioconda Belli, Didier Eribon, T.C. Boyle, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Harry Potter ;) ...

Films: Rafiki, Book Smart, Feel Good (series), Parasite, Winter Sleep, Cold of Kalandar, Her, Moonrise Kingdom, La Haine, L'écume des jours, The Science of Sleep, The Weekend, Auf der Anderen Seite, Virgin Mountain, Victoria
- art and independet ones

Music: Fenster, James Blake, The xx, Sudan Archives, Bat For Lashes, Benjamin Clementine, Hak Baker, Ebow, M.I.A.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

experiencing the friendliness of people from all over the world helping people/travellers without asking for anything. those moments probably made me feel the warmest, happiest and most thankful feelings ever

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Cambodia, Costa Rica, France, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, France, Germany, Turkey, United Kingdom

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