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  • 3 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 61, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Visiting Professor
  • University
  • From Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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About Me


Seeing the world, one country at a time.


I'm a longtime Canadian expat who lives, works, and travels in Asia and beyond. I've been in Asia since 2000, and will be here for the foreseeable future. I have a passion for photography and food.

This winter 2015/16 I am heading to Spain and Portugal. I plan to spend time exploring Barcelona, Lisbon, and the Algarve.

I prefer hosting or meeting CSers who are closer to my own age, and have something in common with. If you send me a request two days before you are due to arrive, I probably won't have a couch to offer.

I love Korean food, and am always happy to have a meal with anyone visiting Seoul.

Contact me if you'd like to share a coffee or a meal!


"Now is the only moment we have."

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


If I am in Seoul when you are visiting, I'll be happy to show you around. Coffee and lunch or dinner are also a pleasant option.


I've been a host and I have been hosted. Both experiences brought me in touch with some very nice people.


Travel, photography, culture, food, traditional music and dance, blogging, meeting people, good conversation, scrabble, my cat INDY.

  • cats
  • culture
  • photography
  • dancing
  • dining
  • coffee
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • blogging
  • music
  • surfing

Music, Movies, and Books

Enjoy all kinds of music from opera to rock and roll.

I will watch any movie starring Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock, or Colin Firth.

I'm usually reading travel guides, planning my next vacation.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've flown in a hot air balloon. That was amazing!
I've bathed an elephant.
I've spent the night under the stars in the Egyptian desert.
I've seen an orangutan in the jungle.
I fell in love in Venice.
I've hiked across the Great Divide.

Teach, Learn, Share

I've lived in South Korea for the past 15 years. I'd be happy to share what I know about Korea with others. I was born and raised on the East Coast of Canada. If you want info. about Canada, please ask.

I can also share my English teaching skills.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Mexico, Myanmar, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, South Korea

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