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  • 37 References 18 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish; learning French
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • communications
  • Public health, sociology
  • No hometown listed
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About Me


Sailboat DIY & keeping things interesting in the Bay Area


I've met incredible people while making my way through South America, Europe and east/west coast USA. I returned from a six month trip at the start of 2016 and want to continue to meet travelers and broaden my horizons as I settle back into "normal life" (if that exists!)

I'm active, curious, politically leftist and love learning. I bike everywhere and try to do something new every day, practice foreign languages as often as possible, dance tango, eat avocados, shop second hand, pet cats, stand while reading, ect. Sometimes I feel like a little kid with all the things I want to learn and do.

I do my best to show visitors off the beaten path and as a surfer I'm happy to have my host lead the way - I'm usually game!! If you're visiting and want to make a connection to the Bay area for your very own, drop me a line and share your thoughts.


Live simply and always carry a pen.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


From Barcelona to Boston and Barcelona to Brasilia & beyond -- CS communities have made my time in new places infinitely better.


50+ sunscreen, romance languages, talking to strangers, BIKES, sailboats, public health, art, politics, writing, videography, exploring cities (ect!)

  • pets
  • cats
  • arts
  • writing
  • diy
  • dancing
  • tango
  • shopping
  • politics
  • reading
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • languages
  • language exchange

Music, Movies, and Books

I *especially* like reading fiction that takes place in places I travel and music that fuses different cultural traditions

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiking Morro da Urca to watch the sunset over Rio de Janeiro, motorcycle rides around Lisbon and Porto

Teach, Learn, Share

Language exchanges are always fun! Spanish, Portuguese, French are all on my hit list. If you're an ESL speaker, I will gladly help you improve your spoken or written English.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Genuine interest in your world, ideas, a laugh

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, El Salvador, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, United States

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