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Michelle Val

New York, NY, USA

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Overview

  • 29 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Italian
  • 113, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Spanish Video Content Editor/Writer
  • Graduated
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

NOTE: I am traveling from July 20th - August 15th so I am sorry I can't host during that time...

CURRENT MISSION

To Travel as Much as I can!

ABOUT ME

I live in Manhattan..the city that never sleeps ;)

I love traveling, cultural exchanges, and meeting new people who are open to the world around them. I have a passion for life, people, arts, cooking (People say I make the best Ceviche) I like what its different, try new things, learn stuff, eat healthy food, improve my English!

PHILOSOPHY

Follow your dreams. Listen to your heart. Whatever others might tell you, never forget that you only live once. And that your dreams, big or small, are the biggest treasure that will guide your life to a unique and wonderful destiny.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Meeting people who want to learn more of other cultures.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I ve been hosting friends and friends of my friends all my life

Interests

Arts, intentional communities, retreats, books, participate and promote humanitarian causes, the universe, photography, roller blading, yoga, hiking, running, scuba diving, dancing, camping, cooking, learn how to speak proper English :) beach, sports, adventure sports, my family, have fun with my friends ;)

Music, Movies & Books

Movies:

Indie films, Beasts of the Southern Wild ,A dangerous method, Brilliant Minds, Amelie, Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Laberinto del Fauno, Alice in Wonderland, Borat, The Bucket List, Avatar, What The Bleep, The Secret, Independent Cinema, Documentaries, Love cartoons :)

Music:
Eclectic when it comes to music.. The Shins, Morcheeba, Coldplay, Emilie Simon, Manu Chau,chill out music,The Kooks, Veronica Maggio Latin music

Books: 4 Hour Work week,Many lives Many masters, Teachings of Abraham,The Alchemist, Neruda, Borges, Vargas Llosa, El manual del Idiota, Capitalism a love story, 1000 places to visit before you die

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Scuba diving with a barracuda in Venezuela
Inca's trail Machupicchu
Drove From Ecuador to Peru, amazing trip watched the most beautiful sunrise and sunsets!
volunteered helping to save stranded whales in Key Largo.

I am also involved in humanitarian causes in South America. Make a difference in people's lives is the most amazing thing you can do!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach other people that life is not as complicated as some might think. Dont be afraid, just live your live to the fullest, be yourself, Happiness is not about money, is about how you live your life and how much you share with others.
I cant teach you Spanish, how to have fun, diving, swimming, Spanish, cooking and more

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, United States

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