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To learn! About the world, others and myself.
Would love to make some good friends all over the world that I can give back to and host when you are in my neck of the woods.
Born in Melbourne and grew up on the Gold Coast, Australia. I'm a Psychology graduate and would love to pursue further studies in education, psychology or philosophy. For now travel is my main priority.
I am often described as quiet at first, quirky, playful, easily excitable and am always told that I’m always smiling rain or shine. Happiness tends to find me when I’m listening to live music, enjoying good company, laying on grass under the sun, exploring new places, learning and making a difference to an individual’s life or even day. I like to wear corduroy and overalls due to a childhood founded on thrift shopping. Over the last year I made a conscious decision to cut a lot of meat out of my diet and am a lenient vegetarian as I do eat meat when it's a cultural experience or delicacy that is new to me.
I have been on many journeys and am eager to take on more adventures! I have completed an exchange program in Calgary, Canada, traveled around North America for around four months total, road tripped around the Australian coastline for four months, lived in an intentional community at a summer camp in California two years in a row, did a solo winter Euro trip for around three months and lived in Milan as an Au Pair for three months.
During my time working at Camp Augusta we practised and pondered the philosophies of Nonviolent communication, Intentional speech, Your storied life, clean communication, failing forward and conscious leadership.
And I am a firm believer that a stupid and horrible sense of humour conquers all.
Open mindedness, free spirited nature and a willingness to learn are the qualities that I look for in others.
Life is all about perspective.
Making poor life choices to me is a sign of a life well spent.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE ON COUCHSURFING
To broaden my network of friends all over the world and get the most out of my travel experiences by meeting some great people. And hopefully give back other grateful travellers the day I get a place of my own.
My couchsurfing has been absolutely amazing and I am grateful to have met such great people to share these experiences with.
Meeting knowledgeable and like minded people who can share their experiences. I love watching live music, heading out to bars and dancing until I can't anymore, reading, I'm currently learning how to play guitar, love playing on the uke, hiking, embroidery, all animals will keep my attention for hours, attempting to surf, sitting in a nice patch of grass, painting and sometimes drawing also.
- live music
- solo travel
- learning languages
Music, Movies, and Books
Indie-rock, folk, acoustic, chill step, electro and love some old school disco.
However I dabble in every other genre.
Bon iver, Asgier, Ball Park Music, San Cisco, Alt J, the Naked and Famous, Angus and Julia Stone, the Vaccines, Childish Gambino, Odesza, Frank Ocean, Urban Cone, Methyl Ethyl, Jamie xx and much more.
Perks of being a wallflower, Of mice and men, I am number 4, Lionheart - Jesse Martin, The thief lord, Mao's last dancer, the Power of One, for whom the bell tolls, the book thief, the Alchemist, Emotional Alchemy.
How to train your dragon, Perks of being a wallflower, Silver linings playbook, Secret life of Walter Mitty, Big hero 6, Fight club, Class of 88
Parks and recreation, Hannibal, Legend of Korra, Game of Thrones, Orange is the new black, Bobs burgers, Rick and Morty, Community, Adventure time, Stranger Things, AHS.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Went kayaking at La Jolla beach in San Diego, the United States. The sun was setting and I decided to get into the water. While swimming a sea lion swam up to me and sniffed my face. He only stuck around for a couple seconds but it was an awesome experience to see it in its natural habitat.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach you some Australian slang, how to count to ten in six different languages, and how to laugh at something that is not funny.
I'd love to learn all about you, your experiences and the way you see the world.
I can share with you my stories, life experiences, philosophy and some bad but funny jokes.
What I Can Share with Hosts
A great time.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Canada, Italy, United States