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  • 14 References 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Portuguese; learning English, French
  • 37, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Psychologist. Higher School Teacher. Researcher
  • Phd - Cognitive / Experimental Psychology
  • From Viseu, Viseu District, Portugal
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me


"One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody." Mother Theresa; "I may not approve of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" (V.)



I have ceased to know how to define myself.

But I can venture to say what I like.

I like to share experiences with people from other countries,
I like chatting on the balcony,
I like smiling, I like to learn things from others, I like to teach the few things I know, I like to hear stories, I like dreaming about someday I'll live in a place I can move to my work on a bike...

I like creative people, I like to wake up under the trees, I like the ecology, I like children's illustrations.

I like rainy and gray days, I like to walk barefoot at home, like reading well-written texts, I like to hear someone singing well, I like to find bits of places that do not come in the guides. I like hugs. And simple and different people.

I love to feel that, when leaving me, people feel better and richer than when they arrived.


"Maybe I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it." (Voltaire's phylosophy and mine too)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I try to participate in CS meetings when I'm abroad (and now, trying to begin that habit in Viseu, also),I always repond to requests, whenever I'm at home I try to be free to host people.

When being hosted... it's not to stay at a free place... not at all!!! it's because I believe that every host is a potential friend and someone who can also be enriched by your presence. I always try to bring with me... some portuguese poduct... so, you may feel free to ask ;) a book, a chocolate, a bacalao slice ;)

I've hosted:

- Mateus
Reference written: Mateus Madail...] NEW reference
Mateus Madail Santin has written the following reference about you on your

Katy is a fantastic person. She is generous, makes a very good food. I felt
very comfortable and was a pleasure to have been hosted by her. I hope she
can one day go to Brazil and I can repay all the

Do not forget to give water to Alpha! :-)

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- Jon


not long but already some stories to tell..


Traditional music, theatre, arts, personal stories, everything new where I can wash the eyes in.

Music, Movies, and Books

(in progress)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

so many... we can talk about it in person.

Teach, Learn, Share

how to cook some vegetarian meals, how to play some musics in mandolin, some funny stories of my life...

What I Can Share with Hosts

I hope I can share time... that is not always possible, but I always try to... I can share narrow streets of my town... old taverns ... moments



Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Netherlands, Portugal

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