Laurie L

San Francisco, CA, USA

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  • UC Berkeley
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About Me


I want to meet people from all over and never stop learning.


In April 2012 I hopped on a one-way flight from San Francisco to Bangkok without any idea of what I was going to do when I landed, or how long I'd be traveling for (I may or may not have purchased the flight while I was drunk...), and have been spending the subsequent months trying to figure those parts out. Currently on the ensuing adventure; I've got some pretty good stories on the way to right now. Never expected to still be traveling at this point, but 4 months in to it I ended up getting an online job I can do from anywhere, so here I am...

I'm pretty much always having a good time, it's almost impossible to stress me out, I'm always trying to learn more, and I don't take life very seriously. I like saying yes and I'll try anything twice. I have pretty varied interests but basically like things that are exciting, interesting, provoking, and new.

For more about me and my trip, you can find my travel blog at if you fancy a look :)


Life is too important to be taken seriously

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I go to meetups a lot when I live in or visit a city, such a great way to meet interesting people. Some lovely surfing in Asia.


People, communities, the internet, the sun, bad karaoke, climbing, new experiences, sunglasses, street art, sociology, traveling, bike rides, pesto

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

climbed all night to view the sunrise from the rim of one of the world's most active volcanoes in central Java, Indonesia:

Teach, Learn, Share

Good at finding jobs for people, editing your resume/CV, explaining weird American politics, social media whatever, skipping rocks, and making absolutely delicious bloody marys when you're hungover.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belize, Cambodia, Canada, Fiji, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vanuatu, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, United States

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