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  • 6 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian; learning Spanish
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2015
  • Freelance writing and marketing
  • No education listed
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About Me

(guys please read people's profiles before making a CS request, it's really uncool if you don't)

Recently moved to Honolulu from Rome, Italy. (I am American though) I've done loads of solo travel and have met some great people thanks to this website :) I love Hawaii so much and would love to share that with you.

"Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbor is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions." -Paulo Coelho

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

The first time someone told me about Couchsurfing, I thought she said "kite surfing" which actually allowed the conversation to continue for a really long time about two completely different things.

"Wow! I've always wanted to do that! I've never met a girl who's done that! Is it dangerous?"

So I guess I am on couchsurfing because I have an interest in kite surfing. Anyway, here I am!


I love being active and outdoors, especially if I'm near the water - I'm very "ocean-minded!"

I love reading, writing, and learning languages. I’m pretty good at two, but am trying to learn three so I call myself try-lingual

  • culture
  • writing
  • books
  • wine
  • beer
  • coffee
  • running
  • reading
  • traveling
  • blogging
  • outdoor activities
  • surfing
  • languages
  • pizza
  • memes

Music, Movies, and Books

hip hop, reggae, chill stuff

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Moved to Hawaii, moved to Spain, moved to England, moved to Italy, moved to Hawaii (in that order!)

*Important: * If you want to request me to host you, write "can I borrow your toothpaste?" So I know you actually read my profile :)

Teach, Learn, Share

Happy to share the history and culture of the Hawaiian islands if you're into that.

I also speak Italian so I would be happy to speak it with you if you are learning it or speak it :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories, good company, good vibes.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bermuda, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Norway, Palestine, Panama, Portugal, San Marino, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

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