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Lisa Young

Dover, DE, United States

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Overview

  • 24 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish; learning Dutch, French, German, Italian, Turkish
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Sociolinguist
  • M.A.
  • From A "small but wonderful" place in the USA
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Develop the self, share with others. Carpe diem/noctem :)

ABOUT ME

I love good conversation! And I enjoy meeting new people and exchanging language / culture! I'm extremely outgoing, positive, happy (life's too short not to be!), intuitive, understanding, and love to learn & explore. usually up for anything, as long as I can't go to prison for it!

PHILOSOPHY

~> Open mind, open communication, open heart. ~> Authenticity.

Carpe vitam! :)

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

CS meet ups, language exchange, participating in discussions, surfing! Hope to begin hosting when I have a place in the next couple of months! :)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

LOVE CS! Have met some of the most incredible and inspirational people via this site and community. Places surfed: Czech Republic, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Suriname, Italy, France

Many moments of exchanging laughter, meals, opinions on the world and culture, special life moments, personal philosophies, dances, stories, and souls. I enjoy growing from all these experiences - can't wait to do it again! :)

Interests

DANCING (to ANY kind of music!), singing, creating music, volleyball, healthy living, cooking/sampling new cuisine, nature, mountains! conversation, learning Language, photography, learning to understand & make the most of technology, writing (poetry & nonfiction), learning new skills and trying new things!

Music, Movies & Books

ALL MUSIC! I grew up playing percussion and singing, which fostered an appreciation for everything. So I'm very open to all music from around the world...and since I LOVE to dance, I'll dance to anything as well. :)

Movies: action! then drama, documentaries, comedy, and some chick flicks... guess I'm pretty open

Books - nonfiction.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

- jumped off a 12m/36 something ft waterfall in Slovenia! - slept on a stone ledge in Tuscany - hiked a tall mountain trail barefoot in Floripa, BR! - watched the moon rise & sunset simultaneously at Lions Head, Z. Afrika - conquered a fear and picked up a microphone on karaoke night :)

Teach, Learn, Share

Je peux t'enseigner l'anglais / Te puedo enseñar el inglés / Posso te ensinar inglês / Sana inglizçe öğretebilirim / Ti posso insegnare l'inglese / Ik kan je engels leren / I can teach you English (or, even more English is more appropriate). I can also teach the majority of my interests.. (at least to my level of knowledge on them).

Would love to learn piano, guitar, more languages (sign language too!)!!, new dances, more cuisines and how to cook w various herbs/spices, adventurous sports, and pretty much anything anyone offers to teach that I don't already know.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Netherlands, Turkey, United States

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