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Kirstie Mauro

Seoul, Seoul

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Overview

  • 15 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • English Teacher
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication wi...
  • From Huntington Beach, CA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.

ABOUT ME

I'm very open minded and easy to get a long with. Just looking for some good times. I backpacked through Europe in the spring of 2010 and met some great people through CS want to give back by sharing my couch. I love music, in fact I probably wouldn't survive travel without my ipod. I am going to school to be a writer and seeing places all over the world is only more inspiring to my profession.

I hope couchsurfing will give me the experience to meet fun and interesting people on my travels, :)

PHILOSOPHY

Keep an open mind.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I host people when I can and also try to participate in CS meetups.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've met some amazing people from CS with interesting stories and diverse cultures. There is nothing more I love than late nights with some tea or wine discussing different world perspectives.

Interests

Music, Literature, and Exploration. Photography. Good Conversation.

Music, Movies & Books

My favorite bands include: Daft Punk, Black Keys, the XX, Nicolas Jaar, the Allah Las, Beach House, Beirut Florence and the Machine, Manu Chao, Camille the Tribalistas, etc.

My favortie writers: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Ernest Hemingway, Chuck Palahnuik.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

went to school in Madrid, Spain. then backpacked for 3weeks by myself. Changed my life.

When I graduated college I decided to reject the 9-5 routine and take a job teaching English in Seoul, South Korea. I love meeting new people and having days with no plans which I am free to explore.

Teach, Learn, Share

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes "Awww!”

Countries I've Visited

Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Thailand, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Korea, Republic of, Spain, United States

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