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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, Spanish
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • English teacher; perennial student
  • Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Binghamton University
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I lived in Chile for a year teaching English and now I'm in Southeast Asia traveling and exploring a new corner of the world. I've always wanted to check out couch surfing abroad, I'm a great houseguest and I love meeting new people.
I studied Philosophy in university, love to discuss important/interesting/ridiculous topics.
Also, I am in the market for a quick motorbike tutorial....

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To travel off the beaten path and meet open minded people and their couches along the way.

Interests

Living sustainability; how do we come together in living communities that support each other and support the earth?

I love climbing mountains, writing, salt water, different languages, wine, live music, yoga, spoken word, old trees and a bunch of other things that give me the feels.

  • writing
  • design
  • cooking
  • recipes
  • wine
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • woodworking
  • music
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • rock climbing
  • teaching
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

I listen to a lot of world music - love the Putumayo collections, especially anything from Mali. Shakey Graves, Lake Street Dive, String Cheese Incident, Odesza, Iron & Wine, Andrew Bird, Miles Davis...

Kurt Vonnegut is pretty awesome. So is Tolkien. So is Barbara Kingsolver. I read everything in my path.

Film, I like it artsy, usually. Or foreign. Or silly.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiked the Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, Chile. It was the bees knees.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Love to cook, always down to make a feast. I can teach you some Spanish or English or I can teach you how to teach other people a language.

I will share my chocolate if I have any.

Countries I’ve Visited

Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Chile, Spain

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