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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning German, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2017
  • Former Manager in Technology Organization
  • B.A. Economics, University of California San Diego
  • From San Diego, CA, USA
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About Me

I quit my job in the technology industry a few months ago and moved out of San Diego, CA to travel & WWOOF for 6 months. I enjoy reading, writing, cooking, philosophy and meeting new people.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I first heard about Couchsurfing when I was WWOOF'ing (working on an organic farm) in Slovakia. It seems like an awesome way to meet locals and discover the non-touristy side of various places. I love learning about new cultures.

Interests

  • writing
  • cooking
  • wine
  • reading
  • hiking
  • philosophy
  • playing music

Music, Movies, and Books

Music - Anything really. My go-to is deep house with ethnic influence, but I enjoy live music in the folk/alternative genre as well.

Movies - All of the Harry Potters. My favorite genres are historical documentaries and psychological/crime thrillers.

Books - Typically am a non-fiction reader. I study Stoic Philosophy so there's Meditations by Marcus Aurelius & Dialogues and Essays by Seneca. Happiness by Matthieu Ricard is one I read over and over.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Cayman Islands, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Slovakia

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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