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Overview

  • 108 References 64 Confirmed & Positive
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  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning French, Hebrew (modern), Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Golan Garden Hostel - owner! :-)
  • Social and Cultural Work
  • From Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION: Enjoying the beautiful now.

ABOUT ME

I like to approach life positively, with a smile.

I'm interested in people & cultures, being in and around nature and mountains, learning languages, (world)music concerts, horse riding, motorcycling, hiking, camping, (salsa)dancing, snowboarding, travelling, playing card and board games, (art house)movies, art, talking, reading, drinking red wine, eating cheese, pancakes and pure dark chocolate, a talk, a hug and exploring.

PHILOSOPHY

"Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt; sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth." Mark Twain

"On voyage pour changer, pas des lieux, mais des idées"

"Reizen is de kunst zich thuis te blijven voelen"

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hosting where I can!

Surfing where I can!

And organizing and participating in meetings.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Surfed 33 times!

Belgium:
Bruxelles

Belize
Yo Creek
Belize City

Bulgaria:
Varna + Sofia

Chile:
Santiago

England
London city

France:
Paris + Pornichet + Nantes + Bordeaux + Toulouse + Montpellier

Germany:
Berlin

Guatemala:
Xela/Quetzaltenango

Israel
Kibbutz Ginosar
Jerusalem

Mongolia
UlaanBaatar

Netherlands
Utrecht

Sardegna
Nuoro
La Maddelena

Senegal
Dakar
Saint Louis

Sweden:
Stockholm

Turkey:
Istanbul

U.S.A
New York City

Hosted 30+ times!

Netherlands
- Two Vikings from Denmark (Lean&Matias)
- Two incredibly sweet girls from Germany (Sina&Marie)
- Misterious artist from Paris, France! (Julien)
- Two dreaded blond girls from Germany (Linnéa&Conny)
- Three Finnish photographer-girls (Emilia,Anna,Ella)
- A Romanian little dracula (Catalin)
- My cacahuete friend from France (Joyce)
- Two Belgiumbeerlovers from USA/Berlin (Andrew&George)
- A world-citizen-Bollywood-engineer from India(Raj)
- A trainhopping cyclist from France (Xavier)
- A gonna-be-geography-teacher from Holland (Bob)
- How-to-open-a-peach-answer-giver from Holland (Kelly)
- Enthusiastic fellow social worker from Holland (John)
- Energetic partygirl from Spain (Pepa)
- Guitarplayer who eats everything. from U.S.A (Ivo)
- Hitchhiking dreadlock from U.S.A/Spain (Aviva)
- Four playfull women from Holland (Jantine&friends)
- Long+short men from German/Russia (Simon&Yoeri)
- Creative therapy student from Germany (Luisa)
- UBERrelaxed friends from Uruguay/Israel (Lior&Irene)
- Active & nice-radio-voice-man from Canada (Martín)
- Giggling little guy from Turkey (Ahmet)
- Cycling look-a-like Dutchies from USA (Kris&Suzan)
- Two German neighbours with special bicycles (Veit&Pinky)
- First CS Family! Mom&Kid from Manchester! (Rueben&Roisin)
- 3 adventurous Argentinians (luciano, brian & emilio)

Israel
- wonderfull couple from Australia (melissa & george)
- unlucky orange addict from France (armand)
- american party dude (james)
- italian swiss outdoor lover (ginger)
- israeli life enjoyer (ravi)
- dutch family (niels, pietje & the four kids)
- lucky job-seeker from Italy(Michele)
- two stranded Irish (katie & friend)
- world traveler and cyclist from Italy (Rike)
- Berlin City lover with an adventurous spirit (Dominik)

Organized and attended several CS-events, like:
- Berlin Winter Camp
- Jerusalem monthly meeting
- Indian food party @ my place
- Dias Latinos (latin american festival) 2x
- Spanish language exchange
- The Voice of Holland meet-up
- CS BBQ dinner

Interests

Nature/Music/Motorcycling/Hiking/Horses/Camping/Board- and cardgames/Campfire/Red Wine/Cheese/Animals/A talk & a hug

  • animals
  • horses
  • arts
  • culture
  • singing
  • concerts
  • festivals
  • dancing
  • bachata
  • dining
  • cooking
  • chocolate
  • wine
  • red wine
  • indian food
  • cheese
  • bbq
  • partying
  • drinking
  • movies
  • board games
  • reading
  • traveling
  • billiards
  • music
  • guitar
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • equestrian
  • hiking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • scuba diving
  • snowboarding
  • teaching
  • engineering
  • geography
  • languages
  • social work
  • hitchhiking
  • language exchange
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES:
\ Shrek
\ Frida
\ Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
\ Human Planet & Earth

Documentaries!!!
\Cowspiracy

MUSIC:
Latin American
African
Reggae
Triphop
Funky jazz
Balkan!

BOOKS:
Patrick Suskind - The Perfume
Jostein Gaarder - Sophie's world

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

visited 42 states (18.6%)Create your own visited map of The World or jurisdische veraling duits?

- Dogon Country in Mali, West-Africa
- Living in Senegal
- Floating in a salt water pool with stars above
- Treeclimbing with a real blond viking
- Signing up as a CS member!
- Starsky in Honduras
& Chile
- Seeing a leatherback turtle in Costa Rica
- Tikal (maya ruins) in Guatemala
- Playing with lava on Pacaya volcan in Guatemala
- Diving in the underwaterworld
- San Blas islands in Panama
- Horseback riding in Mongolia
- Tibet
- Nepal hiking and motorcycling
- Hiking & camping in Israel while being in love

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach:
- basic salsa/merengue/bachata
- how to travel on a 'milou' budget
- how to run a hostel

Learn:
- international cooking
- to play guitar
- any kind of dance

Share:
- my experience of living in Israel/Senegal and travelling through Europe, West Africa, Central/South America & Asia.
- social work experiences
- my culture and country hot spots
- music
- points of view

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bulgaria, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Gambia, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Laos, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, Netherlands, Senegal

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