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Overview

  • 20 References 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Spanish
  • 28, Other
  • Member since 2007
  • Lawyer (for good not evil!)
  • Law/International Studies
  • From Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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About Me

My husband Tom and I went on our first backpacking trip in 2007 and loved every minute of it and it inspired us to continue travelling. We are currently on our second round the world trip, going through India, Asia and Europe.

On our last round of travels we headed to Eastern Europe, Middle East, North America, Central America and South America.

To read more about our travels check out our blog: http://adventuresoftempleandkg.blogspot.com

We enjoy living in Melbourne when we are not travelling, checking out the art, food and sport trying to save money for our next adventure :)

PHILOSOPHY

Work to live, not live to work!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

We have hosted and met a few travellers for drinks back in Adelaide and while travelling were lucky enough to surf other people's couches. Once we get back to Melbourne we will start hosting again! Every experience I have had with CS has been extremely positive.

Interests

Travelling, meeting new people, trying local food, beer and wine, playing and watching all types of sport but especially rugby, AFL and basketball, and planning our next adventure.

  • arts
  • dining
  • wine
  • beer
  • desserts
  • drinking
  • traveling
  • blogging
  • backpacking
  • sports
  • basketball
  • rugby

Music, Movies, and Books

Music - grunge/rock/heavy metal, but will pretty much listen to anything. We did go to the Lady Gaga concert in Tallinn!
Movies - this is totally more Tom's area than mine, but fans of a couple of oldies like Gladiator and Forrest Gump, but will watch pretty much anything.
TV - love English and Irish comedy especially Father Ted and Black Books. Love Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The Wire, Walking Dead, Under the Dome and Homeland.
Books - Game of Thrones, Tolkien, Stephen King, whatever I can find at the hostel book swap. Also a bit of modern history (especially international relations) and travel books too when we are feeling like being a bit more serious

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Seeing our seventh wonder of the world - the Taj Mahal. Absolutely spectacular!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Perhaps a few Australian meals/desserts like pavlova, roast meat and veg, steak and chips, sausages in bread... And maybe even some vego options!

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia

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