Elaine Carbonell

El Cerrito, California, United States

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  • Executive Assistant
  • B.A. in Communications
  • From Hawaii
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About Me


I’ve learned that making a 'living' is not the same thing as making a 'life.'” - Maya Angelou


I'm very easy going and respectful and all I ask is that you be the same. I like to meet new people and travel when I can. Please ask me questions! I'm an open book.


Happiness is a journey, not a destination.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've really only been hosting. I plan to travel more next year and get to surfing! I have to admit though...I can be a bit of a hermit. I'm happy to open up my home and let you stay here, unfortunately, I work quite a bit and my free time is used for running errands or even just catching up on some sleep and I may not be able to show you around. I can tell you how to get to places around LA and suggest areas for you to go but please don't feel offended if I'm not available. I think Couch Surfing is an amazing project and I fully support it. It's just tough for me to really spend a lot of time with my surfers.


When I was hosting in NY, I've had an insane amount of requests so I need to narrow it down. So far I've hosted the following in NY -

November 2010:
10th-14th - Nicolas Saluan + Louie (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/nicosalaun/)
15th-16th - Emre Birincini (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/dreamedboy21/)
20th-22nd - Eric Morales (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/twilight_creations/)
December 2010
4th-6th - Esteban Lezaca (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/estebanlezaca/)
7th-10th - Crystal (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/moviechick/)
13th-16th - Natalie Postruzin (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/miss_natalie_rose/)
15th - 22nd - Anna Agusti
16th - 22nd - Lorcan Hickey (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/lorcanh/)
28th-29th - Crystal (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/moviechick/)

January 2011
7th-9th - Federico Ferrara & Hanna Lasila (http://www.couchsurfing.org/profile.html?id=3BN66NK)
22nd-24th - Ekaterina Voskresenskaya

February 2011
17th-25th Priscilla Py & Natasha(http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/prissyp/)

April - May 2011
April 22 – May 21 – Rachel Harrigan (http://www.couchsurfing.org/profile.html?id=BCCVSD5)

June -July 2011
May 31 - June 10 – Len Cruz (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/skyletsun/)
June 6 – July 31 – Natalie Postruizin (http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/miss_natalie_rose/)
June 16 – July 31 – Nikko Quinto (http://www.couchsurfing.org/profile.html?id=6CGD6C0)
June 29 – July 6 – Sanni & Yvan (http://www.couchsurfing.org/profile.html?id=HW7408K)
June 30 – July 6 – Leah Landau (http://www.couchsurfing.org/profile.html?id=A4QLP5K)


Watching movies, reading, going to concerts, coffee, traveling, cooking, hanging out with friends, decorating...the list goes on

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Skydiving and the Vatican

Countries I’ve Visited


Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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