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  • 6 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Spanish
  • 23, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • No occupation listed
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  • From Moruya NSW Australia
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About Me


Ever curious to see different perspectives and be exposed to different ways of living/ thinking


Right now I feel uneasy staying in one place for very long. After a year of travelling and living in Europe I am curious and determined as ever to keep experiencing new cultures and meet new people with different perspectives and ideas about life.


I feel a need to first collect other peoples' before creating my own.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Would love to host some lovely people as soon as I have a permanent living space!


Met some brilliant and very interesting people so far :)


People- those who have a different perspective, see in different light, have a passion
Food- everything ;)
Art-should "disturb the comfortable, and comfort the disturbed"
Language- I feel it is one of the major barriers to understanding a different culture fully and hope to learn more!
Film- anything that makes you forget/ challenge your beliefs and reality.

  • arts
  • culture
  • dining
  • traveling
  • music

Music, Movies, and Books

Film: Amelie, Into the wild, Spirited Away (the films of Hayao Miyazaki in general), The motorcycle diaries, The place beyond the pines, Lotus Eaters, Enter the Void, Drive, Only God Forgives
Books: Haruki Murakami, Tim Winton, Yen and the art of motorcycle maintenance
Music: Bon Iver, Lusine, Nicolas Jaar, Jon Hopkins, John Talabot, Future Islands, Chrisitan Loffler, King Krule, Trust, Bob Moses...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have discovered that nearly any experience can be amazing if you share it with great people.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Germany, Hungary

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