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travel, learn, make new friends, travel, learn, make new friends
I will have to say that I have always thought myself to be a pretty ordinary person, but as I meet more people and travel more, I am discovering I am very different from everyone I meet. I was born and raised in what the USA calls the "Bible belt" in South Carolina. I have an accent, but really it is not that strong (Unless I get really excited). I have been a music lover since I was able to hear. I was singing before I was talking. I spent my free time playing in the mud (AKA mud bogging... if you want to know about that, I would be happy to explain) and partying in unplanted fields around burn barrels (a large metal barrel with wood in it lit on fire-the wood). I will dress up when I go out, but I am what South Carolinians a "jeans and t-shirt" kind of girl. I do not find it necessary to wear designer clothes and makeup all the time. I love my cowboy boots. I wear them for everything... yes, everything. I love singing opera music even though most Americans would expect me to sing country music. I hope to one day be a famous opera singer. I am currently studying to be a music teacher and performer. Part of my studies include me being in Italy for 4 months (my time is sadly coming to an end) I am working on my undergraduate degree and will be going on to get my doctorate as soon as I graduate. I love traveling, I have always been curious about the world and the people in it. I finally have the opportunity to travel and I cannot get enough of it. I plan on traveling my entire life and I want to live in multiple countries for extended periods of time. I have many, many goals for my life with most of them consisting of some kind of music.
I am here for a purpose as is everyone else, otherwise I would have never been created. The more I live, the more I see that people deserve love, attention, and understanding and I hope to offer that to someone in need.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I have spent time with several couch surfers and was in the beginning unsure about staying with strangers. I feel that people are really interesting on this site and it is a really creative way to travel, meet people, and save money. I want to help show people around my current city and see theirs!
I have not yet couch surfed but I have met several people who do and they have all been very wonderful! They are what encouraged me to give this a shot!
music, movies, people, psychology, helping people, traveling, running, walking, dancing, swimming...
- country music
Music, Movies, and Books
I love all types of music and movies. My favorite movie types are action and horror. I love all music from Baroque to reggeaton.
Countries I’ve Visited
Germany, Ireland, Italy
Countries I’ve Lived In