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  • 10 Referenzs 8 Bestätigt & positiv
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, Italian, Portuguese
  • 30, Female
  • Mitglied seit 2010
  • Professional Musician, Mermaid and Artist
  • NYU Class of '09, BA in Anthropology
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Über mich


I'm based in Montauk in the Hamptons but I travel as much as possible. I sing and play African percussion with the Tribe and we love taking our music to all corners of the world. Download some free music:

I'm also a Mermaid! I am Miss Mermaid USA 2017 (2nd runner up in Miss Mermaid International world finals!) and I sell Magictail mermaid tails and handmade costume accessories.

I am an Island Adventuress, Surfista and Sun Chaser. I define my lifestyle as Gypset, (Gypsy+Jet Set) a concept by Julia Chaplin: "an emerging group of artists, musicians, fashion designers, surfers, and bon vivants€œ who lead semi-nomadic, unconventional lives." I interned with Julia and love my life in the Gypstream!


"Everything happens for the best for those who make the best out of everything that happens."
-my personal philosophy

"A good guest is one that leaves a place better than they found it."
-one my mom passed down to me

"Why can't we share, there's plenty there."
"Don't just wait for your fate, create it."
-lyrics from Don't Wait for Fate by Dan Bailey. The world is full of abundance! It's no Secret ;)

Warum ich bei Couchsurfing bin

Seasoned traveler and host.


riding my pet zebra, surfing warm waters, wine in the steam room, rooftop parties, making movies, dancing on carnival floats, jacuzzis and igloos in the alps, cycling wine tours, italian train rides, excavating prehistoric art, cliff diving, quads on islands, surfing until it's too dark to see the waves, ice fights, scuba diving with sea turtles, inventing new drinks, living in african palaces, riding camels in the rain, the kindness of moroccan cab drivers, impulse travel, flying over the rainbow, living in the jungle, foodie friends, amateur spelunking, outdoor showers, breakfast margaritas, mango groves, naked night surfing, swimming on horses through coral reefs, illegal fireworks, parade crashing, drum circles, fresh seafood cooked on beach bonfires, 1975 reserve champagne, thwarting pickpockets, befriending jungle babies, surfing lightning storms with dolphins, snowboarding in 80 degree sun, living in the pool house, making glorious brunches, banging on my African drums, singing with all my soul, learning new instruments, Bahamian castles with their own coral reefs, spearfishing with a Hawaiian sling, building tiki bars on deserted beaches, party showers, accidental hiatus traveling sprees, living out of a suitcase and in a bikini, hula hooping with a drink on my head, the view from the top of a sailboat mast, chasing the sun, 18 hour limo rides, music festivals under the full moon, any excuse to wear costumes, making the world a greener place, yoga with monkeys and tucans, waterfall hikes, meditating as the sun rises, surprise trips in sea planes, spinning fire poi, vintage airstreams, land rover defenders, ukuleles, making money doing what i love, nesting in a new home, the temple at Burning Man, drumming in white out dust storms, Hawiian sun showers, facepainting my friends, making vision boards, mermaiding in coral reefs, making mermaids

  • arts
  • singing
  • design
  • fashion
  • music festivals
  • burningman
  • festivals
  • dancing
  • seafood
  • cooking
  • breakfast
  • wine
  • yoga
  • flying
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • drums
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • equestrian
  • hiking
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • scuba diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • chemistry
  • beaches
  • freediving
  • cosplay
  • brunch
  • mermaids

Musik, Filme und Bücher

Music: Dan Bailey Tribe, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Eine tolle Erfahrung, die ich gemacht habe

I once had a dream that I was in Costa Rica, where my friends were for a surf trip. When I woke up I couldn't believe it wasn't real so I decided to make it a reality. I had just spent all my travel money in Morocco and had exams coming, but I found a way and that same night I booked my ticket. A week later, I literally flew over the rainbow and landed in the jungle. After 5 days in paradise, I came back to NYC and Aced my Organic Chemistry exam!

Lehren, lernen, teilen

I love to teach mermaiding, surfing, horseback riding, cooking, chemistry, drumming, dancing, yoga and I'll give a shot at everything else! I also love to design beautiful websites and posters!

Länder, die ich besucht habe

Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Länder, in denen ich gelebt habe

Bahamas, France, Italy, United Kingdom, United States

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