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  • 35 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Korean, Spanish
  • 34, Other
  • Member since 2007
  • Spanish teacher
  • No education listed
  • From Zaragoza, Spain (born in) grew up everywhere else
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About Me


To see the world


I am a teacher at an American school in Korea. I currently teach Spanish. Teaching overseas was my dream--I am living it. :-) I plan on being in Seoul for a couple more years and then to another school in a different country. I love languages, although I personally have no linguistic talents. I love to read and my dog.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


Hosted: 2007 Samira from France Catriona from Bulgaria Gloria from Seoul James and Andrea from Daegu, South Korea John from Toronto, Canada Pei-Hsin Chiang from Taiwan Jared from Tokyo, Japan

2008 Katie and Amanda from Illinois Ryan and Sham from Yeosu, South Korea Kamel from France Dan from Cheonan, South Korea Hannas and James I was able to return the favor Yana from New Zealand, Russia, or Germany (haha) Virginie from Malaysia Nicolo from Italy Dave from Ulsan, South Korea. I was able to return the favor.

Surfed: Hannas and James in Ulsan Dave in Ulsan


I have hosted a bunch and surfed twice. I still like to do meetups.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Titus, Stand by Me, Frailty, 21 Grams, Amores Perros, La Vita e Bella, A Few Good Men, Top Gun, Memento, Donnie Darko, The Dirty Dozen, All About my Mother, Tokyo Godfathers

Music: All kinds

Books: Memoirs of a Geisha, Moby Dick, Daughter of Fortune, Farewell my Concubine, Count of Monte Cristo, Raise the Red Lantern, Shadow of the Wind, Eccentric Neighborhoods

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I think I have been blessed to have done and seen some amazing things. I think what sticks in my mind the most is swimming in Biolumenescent Bay in Vieques, Puerto Rico. It looked like my body was on fire in the water. Can't wait to do it again.

Countries I've Visited

Andorra, Austria, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, France, Germany, Guam, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Italy, Japan, Korea, Republic of, Panama, Puerto Rico, Spain, United States

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