Mara Able

Misano Adriatico, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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  • English Teacher & Vegan Baker
  • B.A. in Italian Studies
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About Me


Destination Death or Better Days


Living life sober and cruelty free. Making the world a better place, one cupcake at a time.

I was born and raised in California. After graduating from UCSC I decided to move to Europe. Since then, I have traveled to many places and met lots of interesting people and I plan on continuing to do so for as long as I can.

I'm vegan and straight edge. That means I don't eat or use animal products and I don't drink alcohol or smoke or do drugs. That, of course, doesn't mean I don't like to have fun. Aside from traveling, I enjoy exploring nature, going on bike rides in the city, playing soccer, cooking elegant dinners for friends, playing guitar, going to shows... the list goes on.


We have more sense than lies.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I try to host as much as possible, but since I live in a small city, not many people travel here. I have only been able to surf a few times, but hopefully I will be able to more in the future. I also try to go to CS events in my area when I have time.


I've hosted a few times and surfed once. It's great! I love meeting new people and experiencing new places and things!


Veganism. Soccer. Animals. Riding my bicycle. Going to shows. Running. Cooking. Baking. Reading. Languages. Traveling. Cupcakes. Futurama. Sea Shepherd. Animal liberation. Playing guitar. Burritos. (D)anger(s).

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSIC: Dangers, Touche Amore, Rocky Votolato, Explosions in the Sky, Broadway Calls, Johnny Cash, Modern Life is War...


BOOKS: The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Phantom Tollbooth, The Little Prince, The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass

MOVIES: The Golden Compass, I cento passi, The Lion King, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, La mafia uccide solo d'estate

SERIES: Game of Thrones, Vikings, Orange is the New Black, The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, True Blood, Dexter

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The fjords of Norway. Breathtaking.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to bake without using animal products and how to speak English :P

I'd really like to learn to speak Dutch, Polish, Swedish, and Norwegian. Oh, and I want to learn to screen print and how to grow a garden, or at least keep my plants from withering!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, United States

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