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Overview

  • 13 references 13 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2017
  • Journalist
  • Bachelor
  • From Wolvega, Friesland, Netherlands
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About Me

I'm working as a journalist in Groningen and that's exactly what I love most: being busy with words and talking to interesting characters. Kind of the same reason why I'm on Couchsurfing! Because meeting people from all over the world is super interesting.

I went on a big 3 month trip to the USA in 2017 and that made me fall in love with travelling. Unfortunatly my job has me tied down a bit, but when I can, I'll try to hop on a plane! I also love reading/writing, kick some ass at boxing, watching movies and going out for food/drinks. I also really enjoy to take a stroll around the park/beach. Just basicly having fun doing all kinds of stuff!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love meeting people from all over the world. And as a traveler to see the area through the eyes of an local, that's just so much fun.

Interests

  • writing
  • movies
  • reading
  • music
  • food and drinks
  • watching tv series

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Mumford and Sons, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen... (goes on forever).
Guilty Pleasures: ABBA & singing (badl7) karaoke.
Movies: Hachi, Me before You, The Proposal, Shawhenk Redemption...
Series: Outlander, The Fall, Suits, This is Us, Friends, The Office US.
Books: Do you have a good book tip? I'm always reading different stuff!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Went to LA to interview a Hollywood actor for my work
- Ride a horse on a 'sulky' on a horse race track

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you something about trotting horse races, I can share (travel)stories with you, we can do all sort of games and I'm always in for learning something new!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share food/drinks/stories with you! And if you have any questions, just let me know.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Spain, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Netherlands

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