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Isidora Penning

Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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  • 16 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning French, German, Spanish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • No occupation listed
  • BA Philosophy & International Relati...
  • From Rotterdam
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About Me


Coming soon to a couch near you!


Born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. I love the city because it's a great place to start from to discover the rest of the world.


Dance like nobody's watching, love like you've never been hurt, sing like nobody's listening and live like it's heaven on earth

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I met some generous people that lend me their couch when I was stranded in France with no money for a hotel. I decided that my couch would be available for surfing in the future, too.


I enjoy live music. Reading. Cinema. Theatre.

Politics, international relations, environment and development, philosophy.

And of course, I enjoy discovering new places.

Music, Movies & Books

Some randomly selected lists:

Literature: Poesjkin and Dostojevski are my favourites. Other writers: Borges, Garcia Marquez, Hesse, T.S. Eliot, Kerouac, James Joyce, Dave Eggers.

Movies: Michel Gondry, Lars von Trier, Wong Kar-Wai, Almodovar.

Music: Pink Floyd, The Clash, Editors, Moby.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Falling asleep in a hammock at a sunny lake-side in the woods of Slowakia and dreaming the Droomvlucht (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zviAIIY6Bm0) was pretty amazing.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Nicaragua, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, Mali, Netherlands

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