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Overview

  • 29 References 16 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Indonesian, Spanish
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Nomad/Freelancer/Full Time Side-Hustler
  • Northeastern University
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I revel in random interactions with strangers or new people. I also enjoy outdoor activities (hiking, biking, slacklining, skiing, etc.), laughter meditation, bad jokes & puns, good food, live music, tea, travel, {salsa} dancing and photography. I have worked as a camp counselor, a barista, a pedicab driver, a juice maker, a farmer, a nonprofitier, and more.

*** Please do not request to stay with me more than a month in advance. I will decline because I'm a crazy person that lives in a glorious whirlwind of spontaneity. Feel free to request to stay anytime under a month and even last minute. I'll try to accommodate! ***

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I thrive on interactions with strangers and this movement facilitates that oh so wonderfully :) Let's make the world feel a little smaller.

Interests

  • photography
  • salsa dancing
  • cooking
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • philosophy
  • social justice
  • biking
  • farming
  • creating
  • herbalism
  • pedicabbing
  • harmonizing
  • night swimming
  • sidewalk chalk

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Sigur Ros, Hiatus Kaiyote, Tall Heights, Andrew Bird, James Vincent McMorrow, Lord Huron, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Shins, Ben Howard, Tom Misch, Ray LaMontagne, Emily King, State Radio, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Pink Floyd, D'Angelo, Missy Elliot, Erykah Badu, India.arie, Beyonce, Moonchild, Cody Chesnutt, Snarky Puppy, Buena Vista Social Club, Gipsy Kings, Andra Day, Jill Scott.
Generally, soul, jazz, alternative, folk, hip hop, Afro, rock, r&b, funk

Movies: Star Wars, Airplane, Samsara, Lord of the Rings, Waking Life, Song of the Sea, Lion King! Various documentaries, Mel Brooks movies

Books: The Ascent of Humanity, Women Who Run with the Wolves, The Last Lecture, Jitterbug Perfume

Alan Watts, Tom Robbins, Jack Kerouac, Charles Eisenstein, Hafiz, Maya Angelou, Nayyirah Waheed, Rupi Kaur

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Hiked to the top of Angel's Landing in Zion National Park.
- Hiked to the top of Mt. Masada and reached the top in time to watch the sun rise over the dead sea.
- Swam (...floated) in the Dead Sea
- Hiked to Laguna 69 in Huasacaran National Park in Peru, elevation 14,928 ft
- Hiked the 5-day Salkantay Trek
- Hung out with some condors in Peru (and one flew right over my head!)
- Danced wild and sweaty salsa in Colombia

Teach, Learn, Share

If you say "beer can" in a british accent, it sounds like you are saying "bacon" in a jamaican accent. So there's that...

What I Can Share with Hosts

English practice, reiki healing, harmonies, cooking help, bad jokes, a crafting buddy, a listening ear, handstand lessons, a bit of herbal medicine & herbal knowledge (I'm still learning too!), a massage (if you're lucky!)

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Greece, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, New Zealand, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Indonesia, Peru, United States

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