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Overview

  • 9 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Reporter
  • College
  • From Seattle, WA, USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

I'm a newspaper reporter (believe it or not, that is still a thing) working for the daily here in Spokane. I love telling stories and meeting new people, partly so my old friends don't get stuck hearing about my adventures over and over, but mostly because I find everyone's experiences and quirks fascinating.

In my spare time, I'm a roller derby girl and skate with the Snake Pit Derby Dames in Coeur D'Alene.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I try to host folks coming through town when I'm available, and I'd love to meet local Couchsurfers too!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've hosted a few couples and solo travelers here in Spokane.

Interests

writing, roller derby, hiking, reading, Latin American history and politics, Spanish, coding, data

  • writing
  • dining
  • beer
  • drinking
  • politics
  • reading
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • coding
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • history
  • journalism
  • languages
  • solo travel

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've been lucky enough to have an amazing life full of moments of wonder. Highlights include wolf tracking camp in northern Idaho, a week deep in the Amazon at the biological research station, two backpacking trips in the Glacier Peak wilderness and several trips to canyon country in southeastern Utah.

What I Can Share with Hosts

a well-stocked kitchen, recommendations for food and drinks in Spokane, travel stories, Spanish conversation and nerding out about beer

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Ghana, India, Italy, Mexico, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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