Renee Katherine Zale

Panama City, Panama, Panama

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About Me


A pasarlo bien en Panama : )


Hola! I've been living in Panama for the last two years and I really love it. I live in Panama City and work with members of rural Panamanian communities. I've also lived in Peru, Colombia, and Chile and loved every minute of it. I have an adventurous spirit and like to meet new people, explore new places, and try new things. Open minded, social, and happy to be in Latin America : )

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Meetings, events, hosting and surfing when I can.


I love couchsurfing! I have couchsurfed around Colombia, Peru, and Panama and had really great experiences. I have also met a lot of amazing people through CS groups : )


I love traveling to new countries and exploring Latin America. I am hoping to learn some Portuguese so that I can head to Brazil :) Art and crafting are two of my passions, especially clay sculpture. I am currently learning to work with metals, crochet, and make hats. I also really enjoy music, concerts, and going out dancing. I love being in nature and really enjoy outdoor activities like backpacking, hiking, kayaking, surfing, and snowboarding. I feel way more comfortable in the mountains or in the forest than I do in the city.

Music, Movies, and Books

Indie, rap, electronic, reggaeton, and salsa. Always excited to check out new music.

Interested in reading anything related to Chile or South America in general. My favorite authors include Borges, Lorca, Isabel Allende, and Marquez.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiking and backpacking in Argentinean and Chilean Patagonia. Surfing on Easter Island. Trekking on glaciers. Teaching English to the most wonderful children in Colombia.

Teach, Learn, Share

Happy to help anyone who wants to practice English. I used to be an English teacher in Colombia and I love helping people practice.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Chile, Colombia, Panama, Peru, United States

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