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  • 6 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Arabic (Morocco), English, Spanish; learning French
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Program Administator
  • B.A. Sociology
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About Me


"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." -Thoreau


I'm living in Washington, D.C. and proud of it!



Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is a great way to host friendly, wanderlust strangers and to be hosted by fun-loving and intriguing folks.


Hiking, biking, travelling, beaching, drawing, reading, writing, teaching, learning

  • writing
  • cooking
  • chocolate
  • yoga
  • reading
  • traveling
  • drawing
  • karaoke
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • languages
  • volunteering
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

book: into the wild, into thin air, two in the wild, the sun also rises, catcher in the rye, under a cruel star, murder in amsterdam, the appeal, the last juror, crime and punishment

music: head and the heart, sufjan stevens, the avett brothers, fleet foxes, mumford & sons, explosions in the sky, old crow medicine show, iron & wine, justin timberlake, beyonce, kanye west, foo fighters, alanis morisiette, the killers, oasis, red hot chili peppers, scythian, tegan and sara, aventura, kid cudi, maroon 5, young the giant, grouplove

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I am not Muslim, but I fasted during Ramadan in a town that reaches temperatures of 120 degrees Farenheit in order to get a feel for how my community-- with the exception of families who travel up north during this time-- practices its religious duties.

Teach, Learn, Share

How to make homemade granola bars:

1 cup dates
¼ cup honey
¼ cup peanut butter
1 cup chopped almonds
1½ cups rolled oats
Add-ins: chocolate chips or dried fruit

Enjoy :-)

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can teach you some Moroccan Arabic and a conversational phrases from one the oldest world languages, Berber/Tamazight.

I can sketch a goofy cartoon of you doing something ridiculous, if you like.

I'll join you for karaoke night.

I love to cook! And I'm a happy dishwasher as well.

I know some yoga if you're down for a mini sesh.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Costa Rica, France, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Morocco, United States

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