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:::::CURRENTLY TRAVELING SO UNABLE TO HOST:::::
Eat well. Travel Often.
Adventurer + Bookworm. I quit my corporate job, and now on a quest to quench my wanderlust.
I love beaches and skyscrapers. I love people and culture. I love food and adventure. I love sunrises and I enjoy an exciting night life at the same time. I love dogs and books. If I could do one thing all my life, it would be to travel the world endlessly.
I can be very chill and laid back. I'm not a good conversation starter (my attempts at small talk always seem awkward to me) but I can talk a mile a minute once I get started. I'm an open minded person, polite, and nice. I know my geography well. I'm a little know-it-all, and I like soaking up information. I drink well, but not as often or as much as I used to. I party every now and then because I love dancing. I love music, but my singing is only at karaoke level. I can't play a musical instrument to save my life, but I like to run, and swim. I also read a lot.
I would be the first one to volunteer the bungee jump, and probably the first one to sky dive as well (i missed 2 chances to do this already!). I am deathly afraid of blood, ghost stories and syringes though. I'd rather teach, share and build.
I've recently picked up snowboarding and I surf as well!
You can go ahead and talk to me about anything at all.
don't stress the could-have's. if it should have, it would have.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I am an advocate of sharing, learning, and having fun!
I've done meet ups, surfing, hosting, traveling and everything else under the sun. I have met a lot of my closest friends through the community. Couchsurfing was definitely a game changer to the way I travel and explore the world! It was humbling to realize how many absolutely awesome people are still out there we have yet to meet and become friends with!
Music, Movies, and Books
I mostly watch Rom Coms, K-Drama and also TED Talks. Also HIMYM, Friends, Suits, Broad City, and 2 Broke Girls.
I read almost anything, except thrillers and suspense, but special mention to chic lits and business books. (Oops! There goes my cool factor!) All time favorite books would be the Harry Potter series. I like poetry as well, and a big fan of Pablo Neruda.
Love 90s/early 00's music (boy bands, girl bands, belly baring singers) and I am also particularly fond of indie pop/rock music and EDM.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Defied the advice of well-meaning friends who were afraid I was going to get raped and killed by strangers I met online, and went to a wild local rock concert not knowing a single soul (and not being a fan of rock) to go to my first ever Couchsurfing event alone! One of the all time best decisions I've made in my life! I've met a few great (and drunk) people that night who've inspired me to discover the amazing CS community and I have never looked back since! ☺️
Teach, Learn, Share
I believe that keeping an open mind and lowering expectations is the key to happiness and contentment. I want to be able to go and see the world, learn and appreciate cultural differences, and hopefully to contribute positive feels to the rest of humanity.
Aside from the cultural aspect, I also want to learn more about languages - particularly Chinese, Korean and Spanish. I speak English fluently, and I am very interested having a travel or language exchange buddy I can practice speaking with!
What I Can Share with Hosts
Well, since I can't do fire dancing, balance a sharp sword on my face, or any particularly special skill or talent to show off to my potential host, I can share stories and adventures and laughters and travel tips to the Philippines instead! 🇵🇭
Countries I’ve Visited
Cambodia, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, England, Hong Kong, Iceland, Macao, Malaysia, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Philippines, United States