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Live the life to the fullest
Bonjour, bom dia, hello, hola, ni hao, hallo, dobrie dien, anyang aseoh, ohayo gozaimass...
I'm a French smily girl absolutely curious about anything. I would like to share experiences with sooo many people!!
I studied one semester in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, worked in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia and would love to leave abroad again.
I loved each of these experiences of discovering the culture from the inside and I'm always seeking for more.
I'm looking forward to speaking with my new friends from all around the world :P.
Life is short, we should not think too much and do what we really want to do.
" Life is like a mirror if you keep smiling it smiles right back to you. "
" Si vous pensez que l'aventure est dangereuse, essayez la routine...elle est mortelle" ~ P.Coelho
" One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. " ~ Henry Miller
" Il n'y a d'homme plus complet que celui qui a beaucoup voyagé, qui a changé vingt fois la forme de sa pensée et de sa vie. " ~ Lamartine
"Le plus beau voyage, c'est celui qu'on n'a pas encore fait." ~ Loick Peyron
"The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them." ~ Ernest Hemingway
"A stranger is a friend I haven't met yet"
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever” ~ Gandhi
"If you can dream it, you can do it" ~ Walt Disney.
Fique a vontade ~ Brazilian way of life
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
When I surfed, generally I cook some French food, I teach the languages I can speak if you are interested and I share my culture (cinema, experience, adventures...).
I consider couchsurfing people like a hudge family: we don't know everybody but you have lots in common.
I've already meet a ''mother'' in São Paulo and a ''brother'' in Rio de Janeiro :D and met heaps of people I'm still in touch with today. With those experiences I learnt that what most matters in travelling is not necessarily the place but the people we meet.
Now I can't even imagine travelling without couchsurfing: I learnt a lot, I met incredible people and heard amazing stories.
For the moment i can't host because I'm kind of a hobo of the world but as soon as I settle down somewhere for more than 3 months I will open my couch so that I could pay back what Couchsurfing brought to me.
I love cooking, drawing, painting, photography, history, playing handball, going out with friends (or random people), sharing, watching movies/documentaries, listening to music, laughing :D...
Overall, I prefer travelling since it allowed me to expend my knowledges and human relationship.
Music, Movies, and Books
- I especially like movies soundracks and Brazilian song (Bossa Nova, Chico Buarque, Seu Jorge...). I love Stromae, a great Belgian artist singing in French...try it if you don't know!
But I don't have a specific kind of music.
- Quentin Tarantino, Leonardo Di Caprio, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hanks, Pedro Almodovar, Tim Burton...
-Agatha Christie, Amélie Nothomb, Le Petit Prince, Assimil (book to learn languages), Lonely Planet (my must have before discovering a new place)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
- Backpacking by myself in a country where I knew nobody.
- Hang-gliding above Rio de Janeiro.
- Diving into the Great Barrier Reef was just the most stunning scenery I had the chance to admire.
Teach, Learn, Share
I simply want to learn what you have to teach me ^^!
What I Can Share with Hosts
I like cooking so I will be pleased to teach how to cook delicious French meal!! :D
I'm a French native speaker so I can teach you this beautifuuul language and all the culture related.
If you come to my place, and have a Lonely planet you want to get rid off, whatever the language, I'm in :). In addition to that, I collect stupid tourist things like keyring, glass shot or coins from different countries.
Countries I’ve Visited
Algeria, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Macao, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Brazil, France, Hong Kong