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Stephanie Olson

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

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Overview

  • 12 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • No occupation listed
  • BA in Spanish, International Studies...
  • From Apple Valley, MN
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

See as much of the world as I can and get to know people from many different cultures while doing so!

ABOUT ME

It's pretty much a given being a member on here, but I love traveling. The first time I went abroad was with my high school band, and I knew right then that I wanted to see the world. My experiences since than have only solidified that decision.I work in retail at the moment but am preparing to leave in July 2015 for the World Race, an 11 month mission trip to 11 different countries. If you'd like to know more about it feel free to ask!

PHILOSOPHY

Live life to the fullest while you have the chance, be it 8 more minutes or 80 more years.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Surfed in:
Munich
Vienna
Budapest
Prague
Dortmund
Denver

Plus attending a few CS gatherings-in Budapest, Prague, Pamplona, and Minneapolis.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I love the fact that you get to know your host and hear about things from a completely different perspective than you may be used to! One thing that has also been great has been the chance to go to a few CS meetings. They are a great way to meet a lot of people-locals and other travelers-and hear stories about their own experiences!

Interests

Music (both listening to it and performing with my Sweet Adeline's chorus), reading, theatre, traveling, speaking Spanish, getting out into nature to go camping or hiking, photography (though I've never taken any sort of class, it's something that I'd definitely be interested in!)

Music, Movies & Books

Movies:The Sound of Music, The Little Mermaid, The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, The Prince and Me, No Reservatons, and I also love Bollywood movies!TV:Doctor Who, Once Upon a Time, Merlin, Criminal Minds, NCISMusic:Barbershop (my favorite quartet is OC Times-google them!), Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Juanes, La Oreja de Van Gogh, Laura Story, Jesús Adrian RomeroBooks:Harry Potter, My Sister's Keeper, The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns

One Amazing Thing I've Done

One amazing thing I have done is work as a camp counselor. I was only a counselor one summer, but it was the best summer of my life. My fellow counselors were all amazing people, and I was able to learn new lessons from each group of campers as well!

Teach, Learn, Share

If you happen to have a spare piece of string laying around I can teach you a few string tricks! I know a couple card games too...and of course, I'd be more than happy to teach a bit of Spanish or English if you don't know one of those languages and would like to know how to say something!

As far as learning, I'd be willing to find out a bit about pretty much anything of interest to whoever it happens to be that I'm with...be it random facts, a language, a game of some sort, cooking, etc.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Spain, United States

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