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  • 25 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Program Services Officer
  • Masters in Environmental Sustainability & International D...
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To live consciously

ABOUT ME

I love summer, the outdoors, good food and wine, travelling and spending time with friends. Love dance music, something about the repetitive beat, its hypnotic! I'm interested in world issues, politics, human rights and ensuring past injustices do not recoccur. I cannot comprehend how people and governments pursue greed at the expense of their own citizens and most importantly the environment! I'm all about sustainability and preserving whats left of this beautiful world. I love immersing myself in different cultures/experiences, love a challenge and anything new and exciting, really enjoy foreign films and political documentary, grass root movements and people not afraid to make a change. Negative people depress me especially those living only for themselves.

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.

PHILOSOPHY

Carpe Diem!

Live each day as it comes, make the most of what you are given.

Everyone has something to give!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I have returned to Melbourne with my partner after living and working in the Philippines. We're hoping to find like-minded, positive and cultured people to hang out with and explore the city. We're into hiking, yoga, spirituality, dancing, documentaries, grass root movements and making the most of our time on this planet.

PAST COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCEs

June 2008 - Venice - couchsurfed with Martina - 3 nights
June 2008 - Bologna - couchsurfed with Lina - 3 nights
December 2008 - Berlin - couchsurfed with Connie - 2 nights

Attended weekly couchsurfing meetings on Copacabana Beach, Rio whilst living in Rio. It was amazing the turnout of these meetings and the people who attended it were so diverse.

Interests

Summer, The Beach, Travelling, Dreaming, Walking, Camping, Dancing to Funky House Beats, Chocolate especially Terry's Orange, Coriander, Haloumi, Leather Jackets, Lush Products, Good Food & Wine, Learning About Other Cultures & Their Language, Human Rights, Hot Summer Days, Organising Anything, Being removed from my comfort zone and a Challenge!

  • documentaries
  • dancing
  • environment
  • human rights
  • dining
  • cooking
  • chocolate
  • wine
  • yoga
  • walking
  • partying
  • politics
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • dance music
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • camping
  • world cup
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies- All About Pete Tong, City of God, Blow, Gomorrah, Requiem for a Dream, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Volver, Amelie & City of Angels. I'm a big fan of foreign and international films and supporting local theatres.

Music- Trance, Dance, Commercial House, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Drum & Bass, Jazz, World Music & Latin Sounds. Armin Van Buuren, Manu Chao, Sharam, Booka Shade, Roger Sanchez, Tiesto, Above & Beyond, Ferry Corsten, Dave Guetta, Erick Morillo, Paul Oakenfold, Benny Benassi, TV Rock, Pete Tong, Axwell,Timo Maas, Freemasons and the list goes on...

Books- White Island, Shantaram, Papillon, Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia, Marching Powder, Paulo Coelho, Isabel Allende, Lonely Planet & TimeOut Guides, Social & Political Science books.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-Watched America's 32nd World Cup in Valencia
-Lived in London, Buenos Aires, Rio, Ibiza and Dhaka
-Lived, worked and travelled to Ibiza on numerous occasions (its addictive)
-Entered San Pedro prison (La Paz, Bolivia) "posing as a visitor"
-Climbed Machu Picchu
-Watched the sunrise over the Himalayas
-Shamanic experience with ayahuasca WOW!

Teach, Learn, Share

Sharing stories and conversations and I love cooking and hosting/organising dinner parties and events.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Ecuador, England, France, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Laos, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Laos, Philippines, Spain, United Kingdom

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