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  • 20 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 43, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • English Teacher ( United Nations & International House)
  • Sheffield University UK (BA (Hons), MA, PGCE, CELTA - Bri...
  • From Manchester UK
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About Me


To embrace every adventure that comes my way! (and take a photo!)


So, once a Geography Teacher in the UK ... and now an English Teacher travelling the world! ...

Finally getting to visit and explore all the fascinating places on Earth I once used to teach kids about in a classroom in England!

Fantastic! Putting my 'Geography teacher hat' in my suitcase!

I have lived in & taught English in Kazakhstan, India, Poland, and now I am teaching here in Cairo, Egypt. Next year... who knows where!...


1. Be Happy (change something if you're not)
2. Be kind (when you can, but don't be cruel)
3. Be loving (Always)
4. Have lots of laughs (Every day!)
5. Have a dance (Whenever, wherever)
6. Have a dream (and dare to do it!!!)
7. Family - Remember them
8. Friends - Make them... Old and new
9. Fun - Live it!
10. There are no rules!!! xxx

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


A lover of adventures, fun, travel and the unexpected!

Open to all manner of new experiences.

Love teaching English to all nationalities, and putting my 'Geography teacher hat' in my suitcase!


Love meeting people from all over the world.
Have met some cool and crazy (in a fun way!) people and would love to meet more.

Love hearing about other people's lives, what they love, what inspires and motivates them, what they care about, ... and all their travel and adventure stories too!


I love taking photos, (and am just getting to know my new tripod!).
I LOVE travel!!!!
I am a beginner knitter and am attached to my purple ball of wool...
I am learning Egyptian Arabic here in Cairo... Last year I was busy learning Russian in Kazakhstan! It's a great language! I have also spent time in India at the foot of the Himalayas teaching English to Tibetan refugees - an amazing experience!!
I also love mountain walking, camping, cycling, writing (my diary and other wordy bits!), reading (travel, biographies, novels and (sadly) grammar stuff...etc)
I also love a good game of chess, scrabble, or card games...
And chatting with a good cup of tea!!!
(or Tyskie - Polish beer!)
I love meeting new people and making new friends... and having fun!!

  • writing
  • dancing
  • dining
  • beer
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • walking
  • chess
  • reading
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • cycling
  • camping
  • teaching
  • geography

Music, Movies, and Books


Movie - Singing in the rain
Music - BBC Radio 2
Book - The Dictionary

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Been to the moon...

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach- Geography and/or English
Learn- Arabic, Russian, and how to pack lightly!
Share- All the chats!
And I am also a Reiki Master... so I can always share Reiki... xx

What I Can Share with Hosts

Reiki & Meditation
Yoga & Dance
Fun & Laughter
Food and good company

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Egypt, France, Kazakhstan, Poland, United Kingdom

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