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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • No occupation listed
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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About Me

I love learning about different cultures and getting to know people. To really know me, you must know that I have an unhealthy obsession with the color purple. I love food, maintaining vegetarianism as my lifestyle since I was in the womb. I especially love sweet treats and (good *cough* Chicago-style *cough*) pizza.
Most importantly, I am always ready for a new experience, a new adventure, and enjoy sharing those memories with people I meet on the way.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I attended weekly meet ups and other events as well as hosted while in the L.A. area.
In 2018 and 2019 specifically, I enjoyed going to a lot of CouchCrashes throughout the States and Mexico, and look forward to exploring more cities and meeting friends (old and new) through these and other events during my travels in 2020.

One of the reasons I joined this site: to know that there are still generous, kind people in today's world.
My surfing experiences so far:
July 2012: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, hosted by Aaron Phua; Dec 2015: San Ignacio, Belize, hosted by Miguel Q; May/June 2016: Rapid City/Black Hills, SD hosted by Andrea Fulton; Sept 2017: Lethbridge, AB hosted by Michael Bartz; Oct 2017: Albuquerque, NM hosted by Pamela Moore; Apr 2018: Austin, TX hosted by Adriana Audrey; May 2018: Cleveland, OH hosted by Sophie Martin; July 2018: Chicago, IL hosted by Brian Schaffner; July 2018: Madison, WI hosted by Levi Andersen; July 2018: Boulder, CO hosted by Jim Resetarits; Aug/Sept 2018: Three River, CA hosted by Allen; Oct 2018: Washington, D.C. hosted by Phil Zanders; Apr 2019: Austin, TX hosted by Adriana Audrey (again!); Sept 2019: Monterrey, Nuevo Leon hosted by Carlos Garcia; Sept 2019: Monterrey, Nuevo Leon hosted by Lucy Hdz; Oct 2019: St. George, UT hosted by Isaac Wilker; Oct 2019: Lee's Summit, MO hosted by Hadi Kia; Mexico City, MX hosted by Angie Saenz; Oct 2019: Morelia, Michoacán hosted by Erika Bustamante; Nov 2019: Guadalajara, Jalisco hosted by Rob Hernandez; Nov 2019: Zacatecas, Zacatecas hosted by Yanalté; Nov 2019: San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí hosted by Fernando Alatorre; Nov 2019: Ciudad Valles, San Luis Potosí hosted by Claudia Viridiana; Nov 2019: Mexico City, CDMX hosted by Alejandra Govea


I am the happiest when travelling, and hope to make that a full-time commitment in the near future.

  • dining
  • cooking
  • traveling
  • adventure

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

After three weeks in ATM-less, convenient store-less Myanmar, I went back to Bangkok, going straight to Wong Wian Yai, a very local part of the city, where I found three 7-Eleven's within a five minute walk of each other! That moment REALLY made me realize how much we take things for granted, how much the locals love 7-Eleven, and how much I missed Slurpees.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I usually come bearing food or buy some to share during my stay. I think food is a great way to bring people together, and well...we all need to eat at some point.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belize, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Canada, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Peru, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Singapore, United States

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