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I'd love to spend more time exploring Canada.
I'm easy going, optimistic and have a healthy sense of humour. I tend to see the best in situations and in people.
I love fully immersing myself in different cultures and learning about different ways of living / thinking.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I've done a fair amount of couchsurfing while backpacking through Europe after a semester in Sweden. Lately I haven't been too involved in the local CS community but I've been to a few events, and hosted a couple times in Vancouver. Currently in Edmonton, AB for grad school.
Amazing! I have been met with unbelievable hospitality everywhere I've been, and have made great friends along the way.
Experiencing new places like a local, being spontaneous and enjoying the simple things.
Meeting people from all over the world and learning about different cultures and ways of thought.
I love being in nature, hiking or whatever. I paint and sketch every now and then, and love trying new crafts. I grew up playing all sorts of sports and like to think of myself as pretty athletic.
Music, Movies, and Books
A Fine Balance, Pillars of the Earth, Harry Potter, LOTR, anything by Murakami...
Donnie Darko, Fight Club, Snatch, the Planet Earth series
I'm a fan of almost all types of music and I love going to live shows! I have a great respect for musicians, probably stemming from my stage fright when I used to play piano.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Walked with elephants in Ghana.
Teach, Learn, Share
Teach: English, piano, baking (especially cookies!)
Learn: Local language and / or how to cook local dishes
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Palestine, Poland, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Uganda, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, Ghana, Sweden, Uganda