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  • 30 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Korean, Spanish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Writer/Blogger, English and Yoga teacher
  • Bachelors degree in Finance and Economics
  • From Greendale, WI, USA
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About Me


I studied business Finance and Economics, got a job and hated it. . In February of 2012 I packed up my life and moved to South Korea to teach English, which proved to be one of the best decisions I could have made. I spent two amazing years teaching in a small town in central Korea and then took off for what was supposed to be "5 months in SE Asia". I somehow turned that into a year in a half (b/w Asia, Home and Europe) then got pulled back to Korea. I'm wrapping up my 3rd year here and preparing for another year (two, three?) traveling and exploring! Can't wait to find some more amazing couch owners in my future travels!


I don't want to look back in 20, 30 or 40 years and talk about the things I wish I had done.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Gracing people with my presence from couches to beds and sometimes floors across the world :)


Surfing has introduced me to some awesome people and provided me with unique, unforgettable travel experiences.


Traveling, Eating, Yoga, Reading, Learning and exploring...pretty much anything outdoors but only if the temperature is above 50 (not a fan of the winter!)

  • writing
  • cooking
  • coffee
  • yoga
  • reading
  • traveling
  • blogging
  • outdoor activities
  • surfing
  • economics

Music, Movies, and Books

Too hard to choose! Although I enjoy a wide range and am always open to new suggestions!

Guilty pleasures: Kdramas and Young Adult books

Sometimes my attention span is to short for movies :/

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I'd rather tell you about it in person, I've been told I tell good stories

Teach, Learn, Share

Yoga, Cooking, Travel stories...

What I Can Share with Hosts

From sharing my travel stories, to good recipes I'd love to just hang out and see where the day takes us. As a certified teacher I'd also love to share some Yoga with you.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Cambodia, South Korea, United States

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