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  • 40 references 20 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning German, Japanese, Spanish
  • 42, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Strategic Communications Advisor / Freelance Writer
  • Bachelor of Journalism / Master of Public Policy and Law
  • From Courtice, Ontario, Canada
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About Me


Feed my insatiable travel bug one continent at a time


Back home in Toronto.....after 10 years of teaching ESL and telling stories as a journalist abroad.


It's not the days in you life that matter. It's the life in your days.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Why not? I love the spirit of Couchsurfing. I've met some amazing people and I hope to meet many more.


Travel, music, meeting new people, writing. Life-long learning.

  • arts
  • writing
  • concerts
  • cooking
  • fitness
  • tv
  • traveling
  • music
  • camping
  • basketball
  • public policy
  • spirituality
  • storytelling
  • film
  • philosphy
  • intellectual conversations
  • mbti
  • pyschology
  • tedtalks

Music, Movies, and Books

I love going to see live music. Will try anything once, but love hip hop and alt rock. I'm a writer so I looove reading. Digging a lot of non-fiction right now. Also love David Sedaris and Haruki Murakami.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've seen the sun rise from the top of a mountain in Burkina Faso. Hand fed roos in Sydney. Spent the night karaoking in Japan and travelled Canada by train.
Good times!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I'm a foodie and I enjoy cooking, so I can likely show you a new recipe or two. pr point you in the direction of a good restaurant or pub. I also love keeping up with local arts and cultural events, so I can probably tell you where to catch a good show as well.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, France, Ghana, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mali, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Burkina Faso, Canada, Ghana, Japan, South Korea

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