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Something to note: I am very "directionally impaired". I can get lost ten minutes from my own house, so if I show up a little late that is why. sorry.
I love music, arts, crafts, plants and animals, hula hooping, dancing, talking, learning, teaching, having fun, and dressing up like a bumblebee. I ve met through this site.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up ~Mark Twain
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I am happy to build "couch karma" with everyone, even though nobody wanted to stay in my hometown of Langley, BC.
Living in Berlin allowed me to host a lot, and attend meetings. I became a nomadic ambassador on the road too :)
When I am traveling, I am rarely a one-night surfer. I like to get to know people, but if you are busy I can also entertain myself :)
I do dishes if they are not in my own house, and I sleep like the dead so you won't wake me up if I'm in the living room.
I like being involved with meetings also! If you like to attend cs meetings in your area I am usually happy to come along!
So far I have surfed in:
New Orleans 2009 – 22 nights total with Minka, Joey, Paul, Robin.
New York 2009 - 9 nights total (split up) with Elliot
Montreal 2009 - 42 nights total with Marco, Alexandre, Tim.
Dublin 2009 - 13 nights total with Marcus, Dan, Ola
Enniskerry 2009 - 2 nights total with Graham
Kilkenny 2009 - 4 nights total with Ross, Eilís
Waterford 2009 - two nights total with John
Cork 2009 - 5 nights total with Benny
Galway 2009 - 9 nights total with Chee, Zool
Belfast 2009 - 10 nights total with Kilian, Anthony, Victoria, Natalie
Brussels 2009 - 10 nights total with Nico
Amsterdam 2009 - 8 nights total with Shannon, Paul
Den Haag 2009 - 3 nights total with Yumi
Munich 2009 - 12 nights total (split up) with Tom
Prague 2009 - 9 nights total with Kate, Danny, Danilo, Benny
Berlin 2009 - 19 nights total (split up) with Florian, Carsten, Alvaro, Mariangela, Trevor, Jane, Jonas, Alexandre, Patrick, Nikolay, Jake
Wrocław 2009 - 2 nights total with Ali
Vienna 2009 - 2 nights total with Ida
Graz 2009 - 2 nights total with Mischa
Ljubljana 2009 - 3 nights total with Andrej
Vilnius 2009 - 2 nights with Sandra, Joanna, Levent
Split 2009 - 4 nights total with Pascal
Dubrovnik 2009 - sort of surfed 3 nights total with Ivica
Perast 2009 - 3 nights total with Milinko
Tirana 2009 - 5 nights total with Olta
Gjirokaster 2009 - 6 nights total with Allan
Pristina 2009 - 2 nights total with Krenar
Sofia 2009 - 7 nights total with Tsvetan
Plovdiv 2009 - 1 night total with Ivan
Varna 2009 - 4 nights total with Rumi, Stefan and Dessy
Istanbul 2009 - 10 nights total with Gulsah, Jennifer, Timur, Sheri, Paolo
Copenhagen 2010 - 3 nights with Daniel
Gothemberg 2010 - 3 nights with Daniel, Malin
Lausanne 2010 - 1 night with Léonore, LéA
Zermatt 2010 - 1 night with Crystal and Franco
Bern 2010 - 2 nights with Fabian, Lisa
Zurich 2010 - 2 nights with Ashish, Martin
Nürnberg 2010 - 2 nights with The Loves!
Dresden 2010 - 2 nights with Philip
Lübeck 2010 - 1 night with Oliver
Barcelona 2010 - 7 nights with Marša, Paul, Joao, Dan
Granada 2010 - 3 nights with Juanito
Seville 2010 - 2 nights with Raphaelle, Maico, Katerina
Lisbon 2010 - 2 nights with Victor
Madrid 2010 - 2 nights with David
Paris 2010 - 1 nights with Michaël
So far I have Hosted:
Langley 2008 - 1 night - Stefan
Rapallo 2009 - 1 night Florian
Montecatini 2009 - 2 nights - Florian
Florence 2009 - 1 night - Florian
Berlin 2010 - two months?! - Wrenaqua
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Arturo
Berlin 2010 - 3 nights - Sarah, and Mael
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Tom
Berlin 2010 - 3 nights - Chiara"
Berlin 2010 - 3 nights - Alex
Berlin 2010 - 6 nights - Pascal
Berlin 2010 - 2 weeks - Felix
Berlin 2010 - 1 night - Eline
Berlin 2010 - 4 nights - Ivana
Berlin 2010 - 4 nights - Mirka, Ivana, and Maria
Berlin 2010 - 1 night - Janaina, and Taysa
Berlin 2010 - 1 night - Ewelina
Berlin 2010 - 3 nights - Julia
Berlin 2010 - 5 nights - Davide
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Iza
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Friso
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Ewout
Berlin 2010 - 1 night - Robert
Berlin 2010 - 7 nights - Otto
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Philip
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Gina
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Hanna
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Ify
Berlin 2010 - 5 nights - Frida
Berlin 2010 - 3 nights - Ricardo
Berlin 2010 - 6 nights - Francesco
Berlin 2010 - 5 nights - Daan
Berlin 2010 - 14 nights - Cam
Berlin 2010 - 14 nights - Will
Berlin 2010 - 2 nights - Jurgen
Traveling seems like the most obvious one so far.
I'm interested in sustainable living, going to the pub, ideas, conversation, getting creative, and being very silly.
I live to learn, so whatever you teach me - no matter how useless it may seem at the time to you - might come in handy.
Music, Movies, and Books
This would take ages to type out fully...
I LOVE watching Planet Earth, but my DVD collection ranges from Kubric to Tarantino to B Horror movies (<3 Bruce Campbell) to Monty Python to kid's movies (Dark Crystal, the Neverending Story etc) to Documentaries to Fear and Loathing to Tim Burton... a wide variety...
Books also range hugely. I'll read pretty much anything - fiction, nonfiction, "inspirational" (ie the Alchemist), tragic, sci fi, classic, fantasy, sometimes I will even read the instruction manuals for things.
Music may be the most varied of all, although I tend to stay far far away from bad country or bad pop.
Breaks, DnB, Dubstep, rock, indie, folky, classic rock, reggae, alternative, hip hop, classic country, oldies, + all others I can't assign genres all get honorable mentions...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Thats hard to think of on the spot... "Amazing" is relative, no?
Teach, Learn, Share
I enjoy using my hands, so I can supply some skillz:
crochet (with anything yarn or cotton)
hula hoop making and basic moves
health and massage tips
I'd like to learn how to better use my SLR, and some fancy sewing moves if anyone's got 'em! I also like learning about plants, nutrition, and alternative healing.
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In