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Overview

  • 2 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Currently, a Teaching Assistant
  • University in Washington State
  • From Portland, Oregon
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Explore...myself, my friends, the world...

ABOUT ME

Currently, I am living in Lyon and teaching. I love living in France and want to make the most of my time here by seeing surrounding areas. I love getting to see a new place through the eyes of a local!

PHILOSOPHY

Enjoy every moment and experience. Even the hard part of life fades with time so there's no use in getting bent out of shape when something goes wrong. It's ok to laugh until you cry.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My friend Kara and I have stayed with a few people so far and are thankful for the generosity of strangers!

Interests

Traveling (obviously), Concerts, Swimming, Art, Sunsets, Eating chocolate, seeing new sights, jogging, experiencing life

  • arts
  • concerts
  • chocolate
  • traveling
  • swimming

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: The Alchemist, Three Cups of Tea, Captivating

Music: Missy Higgins, Matchbox 20, anything that makes me dance

Movies: Breakfast at Tiffany's, Romantic Coms

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I'd have to say visiting the northern part of Iraq was one of the most interesting trips and least touristy area I've ever been to.

Studying in Firenze for 8 months was pretty sweet as well (such a great way to see other places in Europe, make lifelong friends and learn about myself).

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Cambodia, Greece, Iraq, Kenya, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Italy, New Zealand, United States

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