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Overview

  • 76 references 58 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Greek (modern); learning Spanish
  • 35, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • teaching German and Greek
  • studied socialwork and education
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I...
- am Greek
- grew up in Germany
- have lived and worked in Ireland too
- travelled around the world, mostly hitchhiking

Visit the blog:
www.globetrotters-gr.blogspot.com

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

CS meetings:
I've been planing the cs events in Thessaloniki for a couple of years

Traveling:
Is there a greater way to visit a country?

Hosting:
Feels like traveling while staying at home. I love it.
(If you want to surf my couch, please make the effort and read my whole profile)

Interests

- eating and cooking with company
- board games and role-playing games
- good chats over good wine
- doing craft work
- going out for coffee or drinks
- relaxing at the beach
- concerts, festivals, cinema, theater
- hiking, camping, hitchhiking

Music, Movies, and Books

Books:

Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett), The Physician (Noah Gordon), Perfume (Patrick Süskind), Harry Potter (J. K. Rowling), P.S. I Love You (Cecelia Ahern), Not without my daughter (Betty Mahmoody), Wonder (Raquel Jaramillo), Die Wanderhure (Iny Lorentz), Εχθροί εξ αίματος" (Arkas), ...

Music:

Greek entechna, Irish folk, different singer-songwriters, International rock and metal, German medieval tunes

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Read the book "Round Ireland with the fridge" by Tony Hawks, then hitchhiked round Ireland too
- Climbed Mount Olympus with my mom
- Stayed on the hippie island in Greece for two weeks, sleeping in my hammock
- Went on a world tour, mostly hitch hiking

Teach, Learn, Share

If you are my host:
- we could play the board games I have always with me
- I could teach you how to solve the Rubic Cube

If you are my guest:
- We can eat out in a Greek tavern or cook a tasty meal at home
- Once a week I play board games in town, you are welcome to join in
- I can show you the best routes for climbing Mount Olympus

What I Can Share with Hosts

I love sharing sayings. Here are some of my favorites:
"Κάθε εμπόδιο για καλό." (Every obstacle is an opportunity. Greek saying)

"A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open." (Frank Zappa)

"An té a bhíónn siúlach, bíonn scéalach." (He who travels has stories to tell. Irish saying)

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Belgium, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Monaco, Norway, Peru, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Greece, Ireland

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