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Overview

  • 13 references 13 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, French, Spanish; learning German
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2017
  • Sales and Administration Manager
  • International Bachelor Degree
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Hello!

I'm a French girl that loves traveling and meeting new people.

Always eager to discover new places, I like to explore a city through the eyes of locals. I left my lovely city of La Rochelle (France) when I was 17 to take a plane that brought me in the middle of Taipei (Taiwan). I spent a year there, living the best experiences of my life and meeting amazing new people that still today are a part of my life. This early expatriation taught me what I wanted to do in life: keep travelling, sharing with locals and work in an international environment.

I worked at a publisher doing books and board games for 3 years (time flies so fast), and I lived in France at the border with Germany and beautiful Switzerland. I have lived in Barcelona (super amazing times, sun and sangria everyday), then I moved to Helsinki (even better than Barcelona, Molkki and snow everyday!) and then moved to Basel (actually 50m away from Basel).

I then spent nearly a year traveling through South America.. What an incredible adventure it was! 🥳

Now I'm back in France and studying Sustainable development as I plan on doing my best to make this world a little better 🌍

Happy travels and encounters!

Oli

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I've always hosted a lot of friends, and I really love it.

I like to travel like crazy, but I especially enjoy it when I'm with friends, locals that enhance the experience. I intend to meet new people, discover new places, and host people that would like to visit France or Switzerland!

Also, I have a curious mind and strongly believe that what makes the best of a trip if actually the people you meet and what you learn from them.

Interests

  • singing
  • photography
  • running
  • reading
  • traveling
  • swimming

Music, Movies, and Books

Movie (classic) : Into the wild
Music: I like everything, Spotify is always on at home
Books: So many! Murakami, Albert Cohen, Arto Pasilinna, the list is too long!

I love reading, there are books in every room in my house. I like to pick random movies with and see if it's a good surprise or not :)

One thing I must say about me, is that I sing ALL THE TIME. Not a joke. Lucky for my friends/colleagues my voice is actually not that bad. I just love music, and I usually do not realize that I'm singing when I'm singing. And it's even better when friends join me!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Left France when I was 17 to spend a year in Taiwan, alone.

Teach, Learn, Share

I love cooking, and learning new recipes. Everywhere I went, I exchanged Grandma's recipes with locals. Favorite recipe that I learned: Sangria and Hungarian soup!

As I said, I can bring books, games (I work in the game industry), we can go out and take pictures, compose some amazing songs :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

Hear all about their experiences! and help my hosts for their daily routine (Cleaning, cooking etc)

We all have so many things to share, I learned so much from the people that I have met already, can't wait to meet the next ones :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Finland, France, Spain, Taiwan

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