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TravelmakerKai

London, London, England

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Overview

  • 97 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Italian, Portuguese
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Freelance/student
  • At university... again!
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Live... Love... Laugh

ABOUT ME ***I can't accept guest right now because I'm in JAPAN! :D**

I'm still trying to figure out the rules to this game called life... Thank God for travel!

Self confessed travel addict... I want to see the world!... The good, the bad and the darn right ugly. I seek the truth. I'm a curious being. Oh, and I'm a student! (Sometimes even I forget that part!) I'm a very focused and motivated person currently setting up my business "Travelmakers" for people who want to travel and gain financial freedom!

I'm very lucky and blessed to be living right in the heart of london. Walking distance from important attractions and sights. It's also the heart of media and Theatreland so a lot happens in my part of london!

If I am able to help in anyway I'll try! I know how nerve racking it can be to send a message so I will always try to read requests and reply... sorry I can't host everyone! Please note I can't take couch requests weeks in advance.

Come to my home like you're visiting a friend! Offering a meal/drinks is always a bonus. As is a gift from your country :)

**My home isn't a hotel, hostel, storage place! Please make an effort to spend some time with your lovely host :)**

Happy and safe CSurfing!

Kx

follow me on twitter: @makingkai and my blogs www.travelmakerkai.com I'm also president of my university African Caribbean Society check out our blog (that I write); www.ualacs.org Instagram: travelmakerkai #kaimomi www.Facebook.com/travelmakersYSBH

PHILOSOPHY

I'm a traveller but I'm not a nomad. I know where I'm from and I know where I'm going... home is sweeter than chocolate!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I miss hosting! I'll be offering my couch very soon! In the mean time I can do coffee and sightsee :)

When requesting a couch, please bare in mind I will give preference to those who also host- so your profile should say yes or maybe for a couch. Some people have the ideology that Couch surfing is just for 'free' accommodation (the free-loaders!) its about cultural exchange and I prefer to host those on the same page as me :)

Host when and if i can. Please read my full profile before requesting a couch. There isn't loads to read so I'm not asking for much really!

For me hosting is about really interacting with CSers. Before you send me a request ask yourself- will we get along? can you see us keeping in touch? Can we learn anything from each other?

I'm pretty bored of offering my space (my home is my temple!) to certain csers who never keep in touch and are unappreciative of the hospitality I offer no matter how simple it is. I understand you can't get along with everyone but from now on i'd like to host those who will be more appreciative and perhaps build a friendship that goes further than just writing a positive reference!

Please do not disrespect me or my space. I won't hesitate to leave a negative reference so lets just respect each others boundaries. Thanks

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

have hosted a number of CS... I enjoy hearing people's stories from all walks of life. :D

I love hosting those who have hosted me and vice versa. I just like it when CS goes beyond sleeping on a couch! I've made some great friendships which are always rekindled when connected again.

And it seems the world really is a small place... Or I'm becoming an experienced traveller! I'm starting to 'bump' into couchsurf friends in different cities- loves it!!

I'm so touched by the hospitality I've recieved from CS hosts during my travels- especially those who answered my emergency couch requests. I feel inspired to do the same! But of course, it's better to send me a personal requests with enough notice when possible!

I love hosting dinner parties... So look out for my CS London potluck dinner events coming soon :)

Interests

Photography, Dance, Theatre, Teaching english, new cultures, traveling, salsa (dancing!), parties...I'm a real party girl! It can be with one person enjoying great conversations with some wine or a group of friends on the dance floor going crazy! haha!(I have to eat my words... Less partying as I'm now a student and have to concentrate on studies)

Music, Movies & Books

i'm not the book worm I used to be when I was a teenager. But I have a varied collection of books (I'm emotionally attached to my books... I find it hard to give them away even if they are collecting dust!) Too many favourites to mention! Please suggest 'must-reads' I'm always buying books!

Movies: City of God... First time hated it! I almost cancelled my ticket to Brazil lol! Then I grew to love it. Cinematically and structurally i think its a great piece of work!

Music: If it has rhythm- I'll dance to it! I especially love drums... Bring out the bongos!! House music + live bongos= I'm glued to the dance floor!

Samba, salsa, latin music etc.

Love African music! Love the modern thriving Afrobeat scene (african hiphop). South African House... Mind blowing!

Rnb, some hip hip, British urban music.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Visiting Brazil was a childhood dream, now thats been achieved the world's a much smaller place!

-in Salvador Bahia, samba dancing to live music played by elder locals in a small, hot 'off the beaten tourist track' bar.I don't even have a picture of that night...

-Sometimes the best moments are the simplest. And our best memories are captured with our hearts... Not the latest digital camera :D

-The most amazing thing I've done?... The times I've allowed myself to be truly happy. That's when I've witnessed God's amazing wonder. Earth.

visited 22 states (9.77%)

Teach, Learn, Share

Happy to share travel experiences.

I write a blog about my travel experiences... please check it out www.travelmakerkai.com and facebook page www.facebook.com/travelmakersYSBH

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Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Chile, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Haiti, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Nigeria, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Togo, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Ghana, United Kingdom

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