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Maria Sjöstrand

Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, Swedish; learning French
  • Unspecified age, Female
  • Member since 2005
  • I just finished my first year of Bio...
  • No education listed
  • From Tyresö
  • Profile 35% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

My current mission is to figure out what I want to do in life. While I'm trying to figure that out I want to spend my time traveling and having as much fun as possible!

ABOUT ME

I grew up in a little place called Tyresö, a suburb of Stockholm. That's where my family, my friends and my life is. I love Stockholm but sometimes you just have to get away! That's why I decided to go to Canada for a year and get to know my half- sister and brother better since I didn't grow up with them. I've had a great year and I don't regret anything.

I am a pretty laid-back person who just wants to enjoy life. What's the point of living if you're not enjoying yourself?

A perfect day for me would be hanging out with my friends at a country house in the archipelago of Stockholm, reading magazines in the sun, walking to the store and buy fruit and then hit the beach. The day ends at the rocks by the water, drinking beer while the sun sets.

There are so many things I want to do, learn how to play the guitar for an example, and so many places I want to see... I'm just getting started!

PHILOSOPHY

Don't be too hard on yourself and live everyday as if it was your last.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I am brand new to this site but couchsurfing is not new to me, I've spent every weekend on other people's couches this year since I live pretty far away from Toronto where the action is!

Interests

I love music, I've played the piano for 10 years and I used to sing in a choir. I like going to the movies, shopping, partying, dancing, baking, sunbathing, having coffee in the old town in Stockholm etc...

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Edward Scissorhands, Big Fish, Sideways, HouseSitter, Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy, The Matrix and of course stupid movies like Austin Powers and my personal favorite Robin Hood: Men in tights!
Music: Phoenix, The Cardigans, Macy Gray, K-os, Lenny Kravitz, Musiq Soulchild, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Jamiroquai, Bob Marley... The list could go on forever

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I touched a Killerwhale once. That was pretty awesome!

Countries I've Visited

Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Sweden

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