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Too many endorphens are released in my body everyday so I want to spread the love and make everyone smile!
Hi!! I'm Kim and I'm a born and raised Melbournian! I'm half Slovak (and can speak it but I'm getting rusty so please talk to me if you can!). I'm a people person. I love meeting new people because I believe you can learn something from everyone... and I hope to meet you soon!
I'm a very driven person and am very passionate and enthusiastic about everything I do. People are often intrigued by the immense about of joy something small can give me! (This usually occurs when I arrive at work and am greeted my all my beautiful amazing friends who are just the best!!).
Caution: When I get excited, I get a huge adrenalin rush and could explode!!
I've been told I radiate a positive infectious energy that creates a room full of love! How sweet.
I'm a thrill seeker and a risk taker and will try anything once!
"If it's meant to be, it will happen."
"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do that. What the world needs is people who have come alive."
"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop."
"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all." -Oscar Wilde
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." -Mark Twain
"It's not about how hard you hit. It's about how many times you get hit and keep moving forward."
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I have couch surfed in Canada, New Zealand, the USA and 6 countries in Europe since 2009.
From Nov 2011-Sep 2012 I have had the joy of working at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Canada. My friend Hannes (originally met on couchsurfing) would come down from Edmonton to visit on numerous weekends and bring a couch surfing crew with him. It was my pleasure to have hosted everyone! My home is your home.
Incredible. Every time.
Traveling. Hiking. Skydiving. Rock climbing. Kayaking. Camping. Running. Skiing. Surfing. Mountains. Waterfalls. Canada. Vancouver. Family. Friends. People. Hospitality. Hot Springs. Mud baths. Sunshine. Marketing. Turkish delight. White chocolate. Lime green. Sticky date pudding. Beach. Armani Code. New York City. Languages. Mum's cooking. Moose. Culture. Palm trees. Summer. Mangoes. Slovakia. Islands. Mimco. California. Pandas. Accents. Dolphins. Wood. Rain forests. Universe. Chicken. Hawaii. Silver. Pine trees. Ocean. Balcony's. Everest. Raindrops. Andy Roddick. Parties. Bishop's University. Movies. Squirrels. 3/4 pants. Lonely Planet books. Stir fry. Sunrise. Tea. Advertisements. Australian Open.Hot air balloons. Souvenirs. Mustard. German. Monopoly. Olympics. Driving. Italian. Road trips. Stars. Caves. Icicles. Gold Coast. Safari's. Rolo McFlurry's. Ralph Lauren. Miracles. Highlighters. Training. Early grey. 1000 steps. Qantas. Lookouts. Limo. Helping. Chai Latte. Times up. Sudoku. Photoshop. Sunsets. BBQs. Eating out. Music. Laughing. A challenge. Water. Log cabins. Fireplaces. Coconuts. Rodger Federer. Sportsgirl. Fashion shows. Photography. Abstract art.
- eating out
- rock climbing
- road trips
Music, Movies, and Books
My sisters keeper. Tomorrow When the War Began series. Kristen. Peeling the onion. Shantaram. Eat pray love. The Alchemist. The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo series.
The Edge. Home Alone 1 and 2. The Devil wears Prada. Slumdog Millionaire. Mao's Last Dancer. Little Miss Sunshine. Touching the Void. The Proposal.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
My whole life is one big amazing thing.
But a special mention goes out to:
-Working at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Canada (2012)- the most picturesque workplace ever!!
-Hitch hiking along the Ice fields Parkway in the Rocky Mountains and having our ride take us rock climbing
-Chasing down a pair of amateur thieves that almost got away with all my valuables
-Flying a small plane in Italy
-Skydiving over the Gold Coast, Australia.
-Competed in one of the top 100 races in the world: The Great Ocean Road (half) marathon.
-Summitting one of the highest mountains in the Rockies, Mt Temple (3543m).
-Seeing the Northern Lights in Alberta, Canada
-Studying abroad in Canada (2009) changed my life.
Teach, Learn, Share
Someone once told me to get out there and meet as many people as you can. That will increase your chances in meeting the right people that can bring you closer to your dream. Plus, I believe you can learn something from everyone.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, El Salvador, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In