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Overview

  • 6 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning German, Spanish
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Private English teacher
  • Graduated in Visual Arts
  • From São Paulo
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To rediscover my home town - Sao Paulo

ABOUT ME

I really enjoy meeting new people and hearing people´s life stories.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am currently unable to host, so I take part in the meetings and other activities organised by CSers here in Sao Paulo

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have only been hosted once by a CSurfer - and that was prior to becoming a CSer myself. Before having any idea CS existed, I was hosted by semi-strangers and have hosted many semi-strangers too (ok, I explain what would be a semi-stranger: something like the never before heard of aunt of the girlfriend of the cousin of your friend - hehe). So, needless to say that when i was introduced to CS i instantly loved the idea - even if it took me some time to make my own profile!

Interests

I love art and cultural activities in general. You will often find me in a new exhibition or checking out a film festival from some unusual part of the world. I also enjoy going to the theatre and small concerts to shake the body. Not rarely i go to gigs of bands i had never heard of and many times they turned out to be very pleasant surprises. On a nice day, I like to chill out in a park or stop somewhere for peoplewatching.

  • arts
  • culture
  • concerts
  • festivals
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

I quite enjoy being surprised by a good movie, so, I tend to pick random movies playing in a cultural centre or in websites like MUBI. I also love to watch movies from different corners of the globe, I guess it gives me a sense of travelling to that place and getting to know the culture.
The same for music...just connect to some unknown online radio and see how it goes - (ps> quiet fond of Brazilian, African and contemporary instrumental music)

Teach, Learn, Share

I like to talk about art, culture and I am really interested in languages as well ( i find very fascinating to understand how much languages can tell about a particular culture)...Learn?? As much as possible!

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Morocco, Sweden, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Ireland, Spain, United Kingdom

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