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Until settling down in the DC metro area, I grew up in several different countries (rocking that "third culture kid" status for about nine years). I then moved to Nashville, Tennessee to study and pursue music. Ultimately, I ended up majoring in English at Belmont University. I then worked for a while as a youth educator at a refugee resettlement agency. Currently, I'm in between that job and being a Peace Corps volunteer (I'm going to Mongolia in May, wooo!) Other than constantly being possessed by wanderlust, hanging with friends, working on music, writing, and dedicating energy toward self-improvement/growth, I enjoy meeting new people and expanding my horizons.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I have an intense passion for travel, new perspectives, and expanding my horizons. Couchsurfing seems like a fantastic way to satisfy those passions.
- social justice
- meeting new people
- collective liberation
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, Allen Stone, The Beatles, Beck, Beirut, Ben Folds, Billy Joel, Bon Iver, Childish Gambino, The Civil Wars, Coldplay, Damien Rice, Death Cab For Cutie, Ed Sheeran, Fleet Foxes, The Head And The Heart, Ingrid Michaelson, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Local Natives, Lupe Fiasco, Miles Davis, Passion Pit, Ra Ra Riot, Sara Bareilles, The Shins, Snarky Puppy, Spoon, A Tribe Called Quest, Vampire Weekend, Walk The Moon
Movies: Good Will Hunting, The Truman Show, The Godfather, Goodfellas, Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind, The Terminal, Toy Story, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Up, Get Out
Books: Slaughterhouse Five, The Great Gatsby, Harry Potter (all of them), Civil Disobedience, In Cold Blood
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Going to Bonnaroo was pretty amazing and it definitely didn't hurt that Paul McCartney was a headliner.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Lots of fun stories, an eager set of ears, and an open mind!
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, China, France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand
Countries I’ve Lived In
Hong Kong, Poland, Taiwan, United States