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I am tall (first thing you will notice about me), optimistic and relaxed but also adventurous and fun-loving. The only time when I am exactly the opposite is most mornings before I've had coffee.
Travelling and exploring places are my favorite things to do, I feel the need to always have the next trip planned. After school I have lived and worked in different parts of the world including the San Francisco Bay Area, Buenos Aires, and Auckland.
I've had many ridiculous jobs such as party-sailing-boat cook, sleeping bag tester, dance festival catering girl, promoter for things like chocolate, cheese and cat food, fundraiser in Germany, instructor for Kodak printers, until I started studying Marketing and Sales a while ago. I am currently doing my Master and I am working full time, so I don't have a lot of spare time right now.
I live in Vienna with my boyfriend and I quite enjoy living here. I am drawn to the architecture, food, and all the events and things to do, such as theaters, open-air events, markets, lakes, weekend trips. I am an outdoor person, love thrills and won't skip the opportunity to go for a swim anywhere possible.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I enjoy couchsurfing a lot, in the beginning I found it a bit awkward to enter into some strangers home (and life) but it is very interesting and one of the best ways of travelling.
If you write me a request please answer this question, so I know you've taken some time to read about me: "What is the most unusual place you've ever had a cup of coffee/tea at?"
So far I couchsurfed in London, Paris, San Francisco, Honolulu, Maui, Seattle, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Miami, Baltimore, New York City, Mar del Plata, Lisbon, Munich, Christchurch, Auckland, Breda, Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Cork, and Goa. I have hosted people from Germany, Switzerland, France, Australia, The Netherlands, USA, China, Hong Kong, and Romania. I am still good friends with almost everyone I've met through CS. Furthermore, through some CS groups I found a whole bunch of travelling partners from Germany, France, India, Argentina and so on..
Travelling (how original that sounds on here), arts, urban exploring, music, festivals, food, riding, dancing, markets, ballet, tennis, movies, theatres, swimming, surfing, cooking (and I absolutely love eating), alpine skiing, hiking, reading, adventure sports...
I love to challenge myself and tend to try out new things without overthinking.
- urban exploration
- flea markets
Music, Movies, and Books
I like different genres depending on my mood and the situation, it ranges from dnb to classical music, however most of the time I listen to indie.. I love listening to new songs too, so feel free to introduce me to your favorites.
Some of my favourite bands are: The Killers, Milky Chance, Kodaline, Coldplay, Portugal.The Man, Mumford and Sons, The Black Keys, Noah and the Whale, Kings of Leon, Mando Diao, Glass Animals, The XX, Of Monsters and Men, Alt-J, Two Door Cinema Club, Imagine Dragons, Aurora, Franz Ferdinand, The Melodic, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Angus & Julia Stone, Agnes Obel, Bright Eyes, Devotchka, Fleet Foxes, Beatrice Eli, Bon Iver, Clueso...
I love movies (independent as well as mainstream) and books (any book that when you start reading, you don't want to put down again).
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Skydiving in Hawaii, petting a tiger cub and a grown lion, snorkelling with turtles at the Great Barrier Reef, watching the sunrise from the top of a volcano, hitchhiking all over New Zealand, rooftop party in New York on NYE, looking over the edge of the Grand Canyon/Niagara Falls, meeting the band members of Two Door Cinema Club in a bar, swimming with dolphins, hitchhiking and living in a tent for longer than I'd tell..
I enjoy the "small" but breathtaking moments in life like standing on the beach at night with a bonfire and someone playing the guitar (which I can't unfortunately) and looking into the ocean (and then maybe go skinny dipping).
Teach, Learn, Share
I am excited about learning about other cultures: food (especially the food :) ), languages, architecture, and music.. And I can teach you some (useful or not so useful) German words if you are interested...
What I Can Share with Hosts
I am respectful, honest, interested in learning new things, and love meeting people. When couchsurfing I enjoy cooking together, sharing some drinks, watch a movie together...
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Cambodia, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Argentina, Austria, Germany, New Zealand, United States