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Overview

  • 6 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 35, Female
  • Member since 2005
  • Interior Architect
  • BFA- Interior Architecture
  • From St. Louis
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Taking advantage of life as I know it by traveling to meet new faces and places and experience by learning and understanding; in which I will lavish in the farthest boundries I may reach.

ABOUT ME

9-5: an Interior Architect, pushing my way towards a sustainable and green position in architecture/ design-creating the most healthy-responsible-earth conscious spaces for people and the environment.

Other: Most importantly enjoying every stinkin second of life. I frequent concerts, time with friends, art museums, lectures, parks, my bike, coffee, pubs, parties. I haven't traveled afar as much lately, but I plan this year to visit Turkey, Morocco, Greece, family in Prague, and a friend's new home north of London.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I haven't had a surfer yet- unfortunately I was back and forth after I discovered and joined, but I am rooted now and hope to host and/ or show people around Chicago! I know the city well and haven't frozen to death yet.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My best friend and I had the most amazing first experience in San Luis Obispo, CA. We couldn't have asked for better hosts. They had grown up there and took us to spots we would have never found on our own. I would take couchsurfing over a ***** star hotel ANY DAY. I also stayed briefly with a great girl in Seattle when I had an interview. It was mostly business for me, but she was a great tour guide as well

Interests

Design, Architecture, Eco-Conciousnes Design, Music

  • arts
  • architecture
  • design
  • concerts
  • environment
  • coffee
  • partying
  • pub crawls
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling
  • business
  • tourism
  • parks

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES: (As far as recently:) Me you and Everyone we know, Tsotsi, Volver, Talk to Her, Amelie,Intacto, Lost in Translation, A Scanner Darkly, Science of Sleep

MUSIC: Radiohead-Hot Chip-Junior Boys-Ra Ra Riot-Afghan Whigs/Twilight Singers- the Dears-Cat Power-Interpol-the Doves-Citizen Cope-Sterophonics-World Music-White Rabbits-Jose Gonzalez-Stereolab-Yeasayer-Kinski-boredomes-Pela_!!! and of course old classics..

BOOKS: I read mostly design magazines and the NY times but also love augusten burroughs, Sedaris,

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

the Roman Ruins.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

Puerto Rico, United States

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