Raquel Solomon

New York, New York, United States

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  • In the process of changing careers from semi-pro dancer t...
  • Columbia University (NYC) Sustainable Development and French
  • From San Fernando, Tinidad and Tobago
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About Me


Travel and study abroad in Europe and South Africa, complete my BA/MA at Columbia University NYC, make a difference, dance like there is no tomorrow, sing and eat good food , continue to create an international newtwork of friends and professionals


Life is a creation. I have an intense passion for traveling, dance and music (from rock to house to classical to jazz) - but it's not what you do but who you do it with. So friends, community and networks are and becoming even moreso important to me. I grew up in Trinidad and Tobago (the best carnival in the world!!!), am now based in New York City but have had short stints in London, Toronto and have spent the last four months in Paris (studying French). I enjoy learning about other cultures and people, LOVE FOOD and a socializing!! I intend to spend half of this year in Europe, take on a community project mid-year,then travel, study and live in Africa/South Africa for the rest of 2011.


Be passionate about life and keep taking risks.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I'm new to the scene but I have many friends who recommended it so here I am!


Dance, music, travel, food, beaches, working with children, taking up photography and diving this year... like seriously.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Claude Monet Gardens and House in Giverny France

Teach, Learn, Share

French, mambo, calypso/soca, caribbean life, travel experiences, volunteer projects

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