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  • 56 References 26 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian, Spanish; learning Arabic (North Levantine), Hebrew (modern), Swedish
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2006
  • Photographer, Flimmaker, Traveller, Artist, Anthropologist
  • BA Anthropology, Columbia University 2007; MFA Documentar...
  • From MA, USA
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About Me


To be a nomad...


I'm a documentary filmmaker/cinematographer/photographer currently living in Malmö, Sweden.

I've been Couchsurfing since 2006. I hope to continue discovering new places, cultures, and incredible people.


I love to explore a country and/or culture through the eyes of its inhabitants... I try to stay clear of tourists (though I can't avoid being one myself sometimes too). I try to develop relationships with those who can help me gain a more accurate experience and perspective (if there is such a thing) of a place, country, culture, and people.

Someone else's philosophy that I'd like to borrow and make my own:
"Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." --Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I surf, I host, I meet for coffee. I teach, I debate, I open-minds, I open mine.


I've slept on more couches than I've hosted. I'm now trying to change that. CS is pretty much the only way I travel these days, so I've had quite a bit of experience. I've connected with such incredible people.


Film, Photography, Anthropology, Yoga, Travel, World News & Politics, Cooking, Eating

  • culture
  • photography
  • documentaries
  • cooking
  • coffee
  • yoga
  • politics
  • news
  • traveling
  • anthropology
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Music- I like experiencing the local, traditional music of a new place. I tend to listen to more independent artists than commercial ones... I have a long reading list that has yet to be conquered. I watch mostly documentaries and films from and about countries that I want to visit.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

These stories are better in person. Ask me!

Teach, Learn, Share

I love to pick up new languages and in turn can teach what I know.
Because I have travelled a good amount, I can share some useful tips on living in transit and traveling cheaply.
I teach yoga.
I am willing to share/teach any skills I have acquired, just ask.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Good conversation, I can cook for you, language practice, a new perspective on your city

Countries I’ve Visited

Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Jamaica, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Saint Martin (French part), Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, Italy, Japan, Palestine, Spain, Sweden, United States

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