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  • 29 References 22 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Amharic
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2005
  • Primary school teacher
  • education is my bread & butter
  • From Christchurch, New Zealand
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About Me




I started traveling when I was 6 weeks old and never stopped.


do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have hosted and been hosted many times over many years.


My first CouchSurfing experience was with Ruairi in Ireland back in 2005 and I had a great time so that sort of set the scene for years of CSing to come!
I have been so fortunate to host and be hosted by so many awesome people, many of whom have become genuine friends.


talking too much. yoga. procrastinating by checking out flight costs

  • photography
  • yoga
  • traveling
  • crochet
  • guitar
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

I love reggae and african music, but open to new things!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Most recently - I'd say sitting on the beach in Mozambique and watching humpback whales playing was pretty special.

Teach, Learn, Share

im a bit of a nana - i can crochet blankets!!
I'd like to learn how to play the guitar, speak french... and definitely want to learn more photography. My list grows by the day.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, United Arab Emirates

Old School Badges

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