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Lida Ayoubi

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Persian (Farsi); learning Arabic, French, Swedish, Turkish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • studying and having fun at the same ...
  • school of life + law school
  • From Tehran
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to simply live!

ABOUT ME

I know it's a bit of a cliche but for me it really depends on my mood and of course the company; but generally I'd like to think that I'm quite easy-going, I love meeting new people, having a conversation, laughing with them, and learning something new- be it a silly word in a new language or a new understanding of Hobbes' Leviathan ;)

PHILOSOPHY

The impossible just takes a little longer.

Life is not a rehearsal.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Whenever possible I try to host travelers and help them to enjoy their stay and to see and learn more than what the usuall tourists do and if not that I enjoy hanging out with other CSers.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've met a lot of people, hung out with them, shown them around, ...

Interests

Literature, music, movies, theater, politics, swimming early in the morning, mountain climbing in the night, Yoga, Reiki, I usually don't stick to sth for long and tend to change my hobbies quite often.

Music, Movies & Books

I like those movies that make me watch them again right after they end, like 'To Kill a Mockingbird'.These titles are some of my favorites of all times: The Catcher In The The Rye, The Little Prince, Adieu Gary Cooper, The Roots Of Heaven, White Dog, The Life Befor Us, A Perfect Day For Bananfish, Franny And Zooey, Rais High The Roof Beam, Equal Rites, The Agony and The Ecstasy, ...As to music I really don't have a type, I like to try anything new and if it'd make me want more of it I honestly don't care what genre it belongs to.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I've tried to listen to the nature and I've heard a lot... I've spent my time among people I'd known for as short as two months and felt like being home which I think is quite amazing.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to cook Persian dishes or share some cool cooking tips and I'd love to learn how you make your food, I can teach you some Persian too or a little bit of Swedish, I can make you a backgammon pro! I can tell you a lot about human rights and intellectual property if you are into law or politics and I'd basically love to learn anything new, especially if it's something I can't find in a book or online.

Countries I've Visited

Azerbaijan, Denmark, Fiji, France, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates

Countries I've Lived In

Iran, Islamic Republic of, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland

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