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Elizabeth Cox

Noordwijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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Last login 9 months ago

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Overview

  • 14 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Dutch, Sign Language - American, Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • AuPair for little girl
  • BA in Drama with minors in Linguisti...
  • From Fremont, CA
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Find the best mojito in the world

ABOUT ME

I'm an easy going girl who's been all over the United States, and just starting to discover the rest of the world. I'm living in the Netherlands on the coast and doing what I love which is taking care of kids. I love to dance and sing, sometimes get crazy, and explore. Oh and karaoke = amazingness. I enjoy good food, good wine, good friends, and good times. I LOVE meeting new people and making connections. Apparently I have a fierce dancing face. Although I think it's more blue steel. I do it when I'm not thinking about it and then it gets captured on camera. I'm writing a blog about my travels, and hopefully YOU can be a part of it!!! Check it out! http://5371milesaway.blogspot.com/

PHILOSOPHY

"There's always a moment on a trip where you decide you want to go home. Fight it. Because beyond that moment lies the best part." -Anonymous "Nothing good ever happens after 2am" -How I met your mother "I don't think it matters what you love really. Could be a person, could be a thing. As long as you love it totally, and completely, and without judgment" -Norm, Cheers "Eat, Drink, Be Merry" "Sobriety is not a good color on us" "I want to hang a map of the world in my house then I’m gonna put pins into all the locations that I’ve traveled to. But first I’m gonna have to travel to the top two corners of the map so it won’t fall down." -Mitch Hedburg "Make new friends, but keep the old, one is silver and the other is gold" -Girl Scout song

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

As an aupair, I don't make enough to visit all the countries in Europe without the help of fellow couch surfers. Which is just a great excuse to meet new people! Although I can't currently offer my own couch, come and explore Holland with me! I'd love some travel buddies! So far I've surfed in: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Rotterdam, The Netherlands (CS Weekend event) Vienna, Austria Davos, Switzerland Brussels, Belgium (CS event)

Interests

Dancing, Singing, Acting, Reading, Sleeping, Scrapbooking, Photography, Snowboarding, Coffee, Wine, Board Games, Buying arguments, the beach, the sun, the ocean, TV on DVD, being sneaky, making things, redecorating, blogging

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Princess Bride, Little Mermaid, Singing in the Rain, High Fidelity, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Shawn of the Dead, Eastern Promises, American History X, Godfather I & II It's not a movie, but it should be noted that Arrested Development is possibly the greatest form of long form improv ever. I'm in love with almost all forms of tv and have watched several old school shows from start to finish. Tivo is dangerous.

Music: I like most stuff from classic rock, to musicals, to comedy tracks, to a good jazz singer (Etta James being my favorite) But if you put on Lady Gaga, I will probably love you forever, and I ask you not to judge me on that fact.

Books: Princess Bride, Great Gatsby, Thank You for Smoking, Shopaholc Series, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Trashy Romance novels that I read on vacation so the people staring at me will never see me again

One Amazing Thing I've Done

In 2002, I ran with the Olympic Torch for the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Once I wrote a rap about being a bear...it's pretty amazing and I'll sing it for you if you're real nice and maybe buy me a beer.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Netherlands, United States

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