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  • 27 References 21 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Portuguese
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • PhD Student, Linguistics
  • University of Buenos Aires - University of Chicago
  • From Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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About Me

NOW (from Sept. 2016): I'm living in Chicago. I'm a PhD student at UChicago.


I was born in the spring of 1989, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I lived all my life (t)here, travelling once in a while (usually in the summer, during holidays). In 2013 I won a scholarship to study for one semester in Porto, Portugal. Thanks to that, I crossed the Ocean and started an amazing adventure that changed my life. I travelled a lot around Europe and I met great people. Well, to tell you the truth, I didn't study too much... but I learned a lot!

What else?

I'm vegan.

I'm very curious about the world.

I try to occupy my time doing things that I love. Life is short!

I always get lost and I can't start my day without coffee.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm on CS because I had amazing experiences. I've learned and enjoyed a lot.

I think CS is the best way to travel. I like sharing my trips, my experiences and my culture. I also like meeting travelers when I'm not traveling myself.


(Some of) My interests:

the world
the smell of coffee
being with friends
playing Jungle Speed
drinking mate
drinking coffee
drinking beer
drinking wine
eating chocolate
a good talk
irony (not ironing)
word games
small cities
big cities
fun facts
street art
board games
listening music
random stuff
did I say linguistics?

  • cats
  • arts
  • culture
  • books
  • literature
  • poetry
  • street art
  • photography
  • dancing
  • dining
  • chocolate
  • wine
  • beer
  • coffee
  • vegetarian
  • walking
  • drinking
  • politics
  • board games
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Favorite Music: Fado.

Favorite : Movie: The imitation game.

Favorite Book: Ensaio sobre a cegueira (Saramago)


In the old (old) profile I had some quotes written in the "Philosophy" section. I didn't know where to put it, so here they go:

"Don't cry because it's over, smile beacuse it happend."

"El mundo es un libro enorme del cual, aquellos que nunca salen de sus casas, leen apenas una página." A. de Hipona.

"El mundo necesita gente que deje de dormir por cumplir sus sueños, gente que con su vida haga historia, que cuestione lo establecido, que piense que nada está escrito, gente obsesiva, apasionada, arriesgada, gente que no espera a ser grande para hacer lo que quiere, sino que haciendo lo que quiere llega a ser grande. El mundo necesita gente que ame lo que hace." Anonymous

"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. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." M. Twain

"La jaula se ha vuelto pájaro
Qué haré con el miedo" Alejandra Pizarnik

"A viagem não acaba nunca. Só os viajantes acabam. E mesmo estes podem prolongar-se em memória, em lembrança, em narrativa. Quando o viajante se sentou na areia da praia e disse: ‘Não há mais que ver’, sabia que não era assim. O fim duma viagem é apenas o começo doutra. É preciso ver o que não foi visto, ver outra vez o que se viu já, ver na Primavera o que se vira no Verão, ver de dia o que se viu de noite, com sol onde primeiramente a chuva caía, ver a seara verde, o fruto maduro, a pedra que mudou de lugar, a sombra que aqui não estava. É preciso voltar aos passos que foram dados, para os repetir, e para traçar caminhos novos ao lado deles. É preciso recomeçar a viagem. Sempre." José Saramago

"Colorless green ideas sleep furiously." Noam Chomsky

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." G. B. Shaw

“Todo sucede por una razón, el universo cuidará de ti.” Kinga Choszcz

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Let things go.

Teach, Learn, Share

Learning and teaching are ways of sharing. I like the tree of them.

What I Can Share with Hosts

a talk
a wine/beer/coffee
a walk

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Portugal, United States

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