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  • Fluent in English, French
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2015
  • Teacher
  • Emory University
  • From Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

I’m starting a graduate program in journalism this fall in NYC. I'm from Atlanta mostly, and I’ve lived and traveled throughout Southeast Asia. Right now I’m training for my first half marathon!

I'm passionate about global affairs, clean living, food and beer, coffee, cats, yoga, hiking, films and television! I studied film at university and dabbled in filmmaking. I love trying new foods. When I travel to a new city, I must: read the newspaper, go to the art museum, eat street food, and see a movie.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I have met so many amazing people during my travels, and I would love to meet more! Plus traveling is expensive. I want to pay it forward and help out other people who are wandering on a budget.

When I’m in the midst of traveling, I want to meet local people from as many places as I can.


  • writing
  • cooking
  • beer
  • yoga
  • running
  • politics
  • hiking
  • camping
  • journalism
  • languages
  • film
  • public health
  • environmentalism
  • art museums
  • diplomacy

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Jenny Lewis, Chet Faker, Nina Simone, Brazilian Girls
Movies: Princess Mononoke, Les 400 Coups, Goodfellas, Pulp Fiction, anything by Andy Warhol
Television: Westworld, Mindhunter, Cowboy Bebop, Rick and Morty, Game of Thrones
Books: Tropic of Cancer, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Welcome to the Monkey House, e.e. cummings
Podcasts: Fresh Air, This American Life, Marketplace (Kai Ryssdal 😍)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've rescued cats in three countries.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm an English teacher, so I can always help with that! I'd love to practice my French as much as possible. I know a lot about natural medicine and natural alternatives for household things.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can make killer charcuterie plates.

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, France, Indonesia, Ireland, Monaco, Myanmar, Spain, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Malaysia, Thailand, United States

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