Nolwenn Leon

Washington, DC, United States

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  • International director of a startup. Also, musician, reader.
  • Classe préparatoire and business school
  • From Riedisheim, Alsace, France.
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About Me


Making the US my new home!


I am in love with the world!I want to experience everything, to meet everyone. I just moved to the US permanently to live on the same side of the Ocean as my husband.


Existentialism:"The transparency of existence demands to be what you teach"-Kierkegaard

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have been hosting a lot, in Lyon and in Vienna.I also surfed couches in Turkey and in the US. I went to a lot of meetings and organized some, in France, Austria, the US and Japan.

02/08/08-05/08/08 I hosted my first surfer, Sylvain, from France. Really exciting!
05/08/08-09/08/08 Donnacadh, from Ireland
05/08/08-11/08/08Bernard, from Belgian
12/08/08-15/08/08Vlad, from Czech Republic

29/08/08-31/08/08 I surfed my first couch, Nihan's,in Turkey! Such a great experience!

2009: I hosted Eduardo from Spain and Brooke from the UK

2010: I surfed Robert and Corina's couch in Bethesda.

I can't wait to host and surf more and meet lots of great people!


I've had awesome couchsurfing experiences. This is the best idea ever!


Playing the cello in the dark with a jazz pianist, writing, loving, literature,philosophy,walking during hours in a city to learn to know it,and talking during hours about what must be done in one´s life,playing with my orchestra, "Les Musiciens d´Europe", swing dancing, discovering the world...

Music, Movies, and Books

-Music: Monk, Jarrett, Evans, Mahler, Chostakovitch, Petrucciani,Prokofiev, Khatchaturian, Louise Attaque, Garbarek, Coltrane, Verdi, Mendelssohn, Les Yeux Noirs(yiddish music), Vengerov, The Bad Plus...
-Books:Rushdie, Kundera, Wilde, Camus, Zweig,Sade, Duras, Cohen, Sartre, Nietzsche,...
-Movies: Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, Le fabuleux destin d´Amélie Poulain, Little miss sunshine, Im Juli, The Pianist, Auf der anderen Seite, Das Leben der Anderen, Jeux d´enfants...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I play in an orchestra which gathers musicians coming from all over Europe, of all ages (the youngest is 13 and the oldest 92: she is amazing, she is my model in life!)

Teach, Learn, Share

I would like to learn everything you have to teach. I can teach you how to cook some French specialties.We could play music together.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Monaco, Morocco, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, France, United States

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