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  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English; learning Spanish
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Assistant Editor for Travel Ideas Magazine
  • Degree in Economics, Polical Science and Philosophy and a...
  • From Cape Town
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About Me


To live an adventurous and rewarding life.


I am a very adventurous and outgoing person. I have never been scared of getting on a plane by myself and flying into a new experience. I love getting out of my comfort zone and challenging myself, because I find it is then when I discover the extaordinary part of life. I am very privileged to have a very loving family and amazing friends in my life- I know that I always have them to go back to when I travel the world and meet more interesting people. People from all cultures are ultimately the same with the same need for love and I therefore value travelling as one of the best forms of self education. I am interested in developmental work and I am currently volunteering in Costa Rica as an English teacher. Two of my students are rastas, which I love, because it adds to the diversity around me. I love to play the guitar and sing and I've been in a band! I enjoy wining and dining. I have a lot of close female friends, but I'm also a boys girl- happy to hang out with a bunch of guys. I consider myself to be very friendly and respectful of all people I meet.


Always repect everyone you meet, because everyone has a story. Always see things from a positive perspective-It creates a positive cycle and good karma. I have never been scared to take on a new experience and it has only served me well!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


This is my first couch surfing experience.


This is my first couch surfing experience.


Cinema, MUSIC (especially watching live music), reading, travelling, friends, family, playing guitar and singing, outdoors activities.

  • singing
  • education
  • dining
  • flying
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • live music
  • guitar
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • teaching
  • volunteering
  • tours

Music, Movies, and Books

The Shawshank Redemption, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Dirty dancing, Legends of the Fall (I'm such a girl!!;))
The Kooks, Kings of Leon, The Jayhawks, WILCO, Mason Jennings, David Gray, Jonny Clegg, CCR, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Crowded House and many more.

Books- Shantaram, The Reader, Q & A, Peter Younghusband (Author)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

River rafting the Pacuare river in Costa Rica. Tours with amazing people in Europe and America.

Teach, Learn, Share

You only live once, so if something inside you tells you to follow a certain direction go with it. Don't be scared- Just go. You won't regret it and there is nothing to lose. The world has so much to offer, so absorb as much of it as possible. Never stop learning.

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Greece, Italy, Madagascar, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Costa Rica, South Africa

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