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Patrizia Koenig

Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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Overview

  • 2 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Dutch, French
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • art. food. music. nomadic.
  • Liberal Arts & Art History Bachelor ...
  • From Essen, Germany and Lexington, SA, USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

travel the world

ABOUT ME

I'm half German and Vietnamese, grew up in Germany and the US, lived in South Africa for a short bit, and studied in the Netherlands and England.
I've studied art history and am mostly interested in contemporary art and photography. Big big foodie, music lover, nomadic...

PHILOSOPHY

Shoot for the stars, think big, always stay grounded.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've unfortunately been rather inactive, since my living situation didn't allow me to host couchsurfers.I think couchsurfing is a great concept with which you can get to know many interesting people! I'm always up for meeting up :)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

So far I haven't been doing thaaat much of couchsurfing, but I did have my first experience in Mannheim, Germany and absolutely loved it. Couchsurfing in Flagstaff, Arizona was very verymemorable - although we didn't get to know the host, his kindness and trust of letting us stay in his house while he was gone traveling is probably something you only experience with couchsurfers!

Interests

modern & contemporary art, museums, photography, Chinese art, performance, concerts, music, food, cooking, traveling, sustainability, sunshine, deserts, coffee

Music, Movies & Books

Music -Marvin Gaye, The National, John Frusciante, Calibour,A Place to Bury Strangers, Joy Division, Danzig, Jimi Hendrix...
Favorite book: Roland Barthes, Camera Obscura.
Favorite Movie: Blow Up, Antonioni

One Amazing Thing I've Done

watching the sunset at Zabriskie point in Death Valley...though it took longer than expected, I was dead-tired, hungry and cold, this was one of the most memorable experiences I've had in the past years

Teach, Learn, Share

I can cook vietnamese dishes and teach German. I'd love to learn how to surf!

Countries I've Visited

France, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Netherlands, South Africa, United States

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