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  • 49 References 31 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Finnish, Spanish; learning French, German, Indonesian, Northern Sami, Swedish, Wolof
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • AcroYoga and circus teacher, Musician, Ski resort bartend...
  • Arts and crafts oriented primary school teacher. Philosop...
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About Me


Labelling myself with Love and Gratitude


I'm a small girl with big thoughts and feelings. I'm interested in too many things and usually I enjoy it! If there's a chance to travel or experience music, nature, dance, enjoy colours or a good conversation, I will most likely take it. Or if it's just learning something new and interesting. I love to travel, meet and connect with people and places. Some have wondered how I can laugh and talk at the same time, maybe it's just the pleasure and grace I get from being alive.


Deus est fortuna, for everything is meant to be, no use fighting why and for what cause, it just is so. Life is full of positive surprises, and the so called bad ones only educate you and tell you there's so much good on it's way. Karma.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I meet people, host whenever possible and enjoy travelling exactly the way couch surfing project can offer


Sometimes my home seems to be the home for a whole caravan and I love it! On the road I can always trust that there's wonderful people out there partly because of CS. Only positive experiences... This project is about sharing!


Right now very much into AcroYoga and partner acrobatics and the community around it. Nature and peace, yoga and harmony, Arts and culture in every aspect, MUSIC -played,listened and live- human behaviour, history of people and places, books, children and their way of seeing life, love, traveling&exploring, extreme sports such as rock climbing, off piste snowboarding, canyoning, surfing etc., dance and just everything that makes life worth living.

  • arts
  • culture
  • books
  • beauty
  • dancing
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • rock climbing
  • extreme sports
  • history
  • languages
  • acroyoga

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Five corners quintet, Barney Wilen, Alt-J, Sigur Ros, Bon Iver, Marc Bernstein, Bohren und der club of Gore, Nick Cave and the bad seeds, Buena vista social club, latin&salsa music, (esp.finnish) reggae, funk & soul, afro funk like Felakuti, old rock, King Crimson, ska, jazz, blues, everything that makes you feel...

Books: Claire Dunn: My year without matches, The book thief, Gibran, Coelho, Tolle, Nin, Kundera, de Beauvoir, Welsh, Harms, Bukowski, Gaarder, Krohn, Gaiman, Westö, Philip K. Dick..

Movies: The world's saddest music, The Incredible life of Benjamin Button, Amelie, Tarantino, Monty Python's, Charlie Chaplin, Once, Interstate 60, French Movies, Japanese movies, la mome, Henry and June, science of sleep just to mention some.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Freedom. People living in peace. The beauty of nature. Sailing across atlantic, driving through saharan desert.

Teach, Learn, Share

Conversations and ideas. Languages and culture. music, jamming. AcroYoga and yoga, meditation, massage. Rock climbing. Beautiful places. There's so many things I love to teach, share and learn.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Barbados, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Finland, Gambia, Mexico, United States

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