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settapetta

Reykjavik, Greater Reykjavik, Iceland

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Overview

  • 159 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Icelandic; learning Danish, German, Thai
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2005
  • Student, volunteer, part-time employed
  • Bachelors in Psychology, minor in ma...
  • From Reykjavi­k
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

How to describe oneself? My view changes for time to time but I think the words I'd choose most consistently are: independent, quirky, relaxed, down to earth, informal, direct, honest, easy going, no-bullshit type.
I am also pansexual, polyamorous, a queer activist and currently live with a partner and a cat in the centre of Reykjavík. I love big smiles, colourful socks, tea, beer, music and life in general.

I'm not hosting very frequently but if you are any sort of queer, feminist, trans, anti-racist, body positive, kink friendly activist I'd be happy to hear from you and will hopefully have space to host. Drop me a line if that's the case :)

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I have been hosting since summer 2006. It's been so much fun and has often made my life much more exciting. It's a great opportunity to learn new things about other cultures. :)
I have also surfed quite a few times myself during my travels.

Interests

Other people and cultures, music, good books, traveling, good movies, etc.
I am also a tea fanatic and a beer lover. Bring me tea or one beer from you home country and I will love you forever ;)

Music, Movies & Books

Things on this list might be a little outdated, I wrote these a while ago, but anyway...

Books: Oryx and Crake, Blind assassin, High society, Vernon God Little, White teeth, Brick Lane and so many others, this is just something I've read recently

Movies: Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, Gattaca, Requiem for a dream, Fight club, Osama, Hotel Rawanda, Amélie... I am also into a lot of independent movies. If you have a good movie from your home country that you want to share with me I would definitely be interested.

Music: Tool, SigurRós, Massive attack, Portishead, Radiohead, Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, Shadow Parade, Múm, Ampop, Mugison, Jack Johnson and similar things.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Climbed an amazing waterfall and almost fell to my death in Lao.

Countries I've Visited

Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Laos, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Iceland, Thailand

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