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  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • Copywriter/Creative Writer
  • BA in English Literature/Creative Writing from University...
  • From Oostburg, WI, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Simple: to lead the most interesting life I possibly can.

ABOUT ME

I was born in a small town in the US, but at the age of 17 I moved to Argentina for 7 months, which changed my life. I returned to the US, went to University and studied something I love for 4 years - literature and writing. Now, I live in Prague and work as a Creative Copywriter for a company that designs educational video games for kids. My real love is writing fiction, though. When I'm not spinning fictional worlds, I love trying new restaurants, going out for quality drinks, exploring used book stores, traveling, and walking - lots and lots of walking.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have never Couchsurfed before, but am incredibly excited to try it out.

Interests

Travel (but that seems obvious), Literature, Film, Music, Cooking, trying new types of food, running

  • culture
  • writing
  • books
  • literature
  • dining
  • cooking
  • running
  • walking
  • drinking
  • video games
  • traveling
  • music
  • hiking

Music, Movies, and Books

Favorite movies:
Broken Flowers
8 1/2
High Fidelity
La Fille sur le pont
Habla con ella

Favorite books:
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Disgrace
Love in the time of Cholera
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Orlando
Oryx and Crake

Favorite Music:
PJ Harvey
Cat Power
The National
Nina Simone
Ryan Adams
Radiohead
Marvin Gaye

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

One of the most amazing things I've done in my life is waking up at 4 AM and hiking up a mountain near Machu Picchu. We were so high up, the ruins were barely visible through the clouds over them. 8 years later, I still can't get over how beautiful that moment was.

Teach, Learn, Share

I want to learn about the local life in every city I visit. Having lived all in 3 different countries in my life, I know how different a city can be if you break free from the tourist side of things. It changes the lens through which you view the city and the culture by extension.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Canada, France, Germany, Morocco, Peru, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Czech Republic, United States

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