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  • 15 References 9 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Italian, Japanese
  • 42, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Tea specialist and educator
  • University. Mentors. People I meet
  • From Adelaide, SA Australia
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About Me


Sharing the beauty of specialty training to understand herbs and medicinal plants


My loves;
tea, nature, heart-felt connections, solitude, dancing and singing.
I also like connecting with like-minded people; into finding a meaningful life, curious, open, positive, accepting, celebrating, seeing the beauty and humour in things.
Odd things I get a kick out of; handmade paper museums, outdoor sculpture parks, bare trees in winter


Everything happens for a reason. All people, all events are my teachers. Being open-hearted brings good things and people into my life. The more I trust, the more abundantly I receive what the universe has to offer.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I had a traveller stay on my couch a few years ago and he told me about CS. Last year I decided to give it a go in Taiwan. It was amazing! I have made some really close friends and met incredible people by both hosting and surfing. At times I am really humbled by people's hospitality in CS. I'm moving to a new city and want to host once I find somewhere to live. Can explore the city with my CSers!


I met a traveller in Italy and when he came to Australia I said he could stay for a week. We talked and talked about life etc and became really good friends.

So far I've surfed in Taiwan and Korea mostly, and had a few surfers stay at my place. I am so humbled by some hosts who have next to nothing, but are so happy to open their homes. Makes me re-think my life.


Tea, dancing, food, connecting with open-minded people, inspiring and being inspired by others, enjoying being in nature, music, different cultures and ideas, travel, creativity - art, pottery, graffiti, sculpture

  • arts
  • singing
  • beauty
  • dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • traveling
  • pottery
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • surfing
  • parks

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hitch-hiked the length of Japan - over 2000km

Teach, Learn, Share

Tea, tea ceremony, dance, cooking, the Aussie accent

What I Can Share with Hosts

Tea, tea ceremony, dance, cooking, Aussie slang

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, India, Italy, Malaysia, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Japan, United Kingdom

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