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Studying abroad in Italy was the catalyst for my love of Europe. European culture was a missing piece of my life's puzzle that I didn't know existed. I lived in Spain for a short time where I continued to learn Spanish and traveled to more countries throughout the continent.
My wish for people is that they love one another. This can be expressed in a variety of ways: a smile or hug, an open ear, or simply not saying anything mean to someone. I am an empath and it breaks my heart to see such sadness in the world. We have so much to learn from the people in our world. I wish people took more time to attempt to understand each other.
I love to be silly and I'm a terrible dancer, but that doesn't stop me. Loud music and car dancing is the best way to pass the time in LA traffic. I thrive on adrenaline and love adventures.
Arrogance is the worst personality trait a person can have and respect and love are the greatest gifts we can give someone.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
To share stories and gain new perspectives from people around the world! Also, to meet more hosts so I can learn how to be a great one when I eventually settle down somewhere!
Rock concerts are one of the few things that make me feel infinite. Singing along to the lyrics of my favorite song being played right before my eyes generates an unparalleled ecstasy.
I am a skier at heart and love winter time. I recently started rock climbing and although I am not very good at it, I love the challenge it presents.
Also love wake boarding, tennis, camping (and star gazing!!) and baking cookies.
- rock climbing
- extreme sports
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: My go-to genres are rock and pop rock. I also like reggae, ska, and country. My favorite artists are 30 Seconds to Mars, The Offspring, Blink-182, Angels and Airwaves, Coldplay, Sublime, The Goo Goo Dolls and so many more!!
Movies: My all-time favorite movie is a 1980's film called Airplane! It is a prominent memory from my childhood and my dad uses quotes from the film in serious life situations- always lightening the mood!
Borne and Bond movies, Tarzan, Pocahontas, the Harry Potter series. My favorite genres are comedies and action films.
Books: A great book I read recently is called "If I Stay". I am a sucker for love stories. I'm a fan of autobiographies about people who have overcome an incredible feat. My favorite is The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Original: Swimming with a giant turtle in Hawaii
Cliche: Skydiving and seeing the northern lights
Teach, Learn, Share
Teach: I love to teach skiing!
Learn: Meditation!! Also, how to say "thank you" and "cheers" in different languages.
Share: Favorite restaurants from cities I have visited (Specifically: "Dal Moro's Fresh Pasta To Go" in Venice, Italy.)
What I Can Share with Hosts
Give me an oven and I'll give you pizza and cookies.
Want to learn how to ski or snowboard? Take me to the nearest snow patch and I'll show you the basics.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand
Countries I’ve Lived In
Italy, Spain, United States