Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Lived in California for 3 years, then DC for 3 years, and have been
to more countries in Africa than any other continent. I landed
myself in Madrid after working for and education NGO prompted me to
pursue teaching. And now I'm teaching in rural South Africa
Outgoing, with a propensity for spontaneity. I was hooked on
National Geographic as a child. The first thing I do when I visit a
new city is find the best local food I can. Biking is my preferred
mode of transportation, and I love spending Saturdays hiking with
my dogs or baking with the neighbor kids.
I've been fortunate enough to travel to 14 countries between 3
continents. Some of my favorite adventures include being the only
foreigner on a research project in the Rift Valley, studying
culture and religion in Uganda, teaching english in the mountains
of Guatemala, learning to make pasta from a family in small town
Sicily, and meeting new friends while couch surfing in India.
Nothing beats what I've learned from the people I've met from all
over the world.
What I’m doing with my life
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Right now I am teaching in a rural community in KZN.
In the future, I would like to teach social sciences at an
international school and dabble in education programming with a
development organization. I don't know if I'll ever leave Africa.
I’m really good at
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Finding excitement in everyday life
Dancing all night
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: The Limits of Power, Oh the Places You'll Go
), Princess: A True
Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia, Lonely Planet travel
guides, Emergency Sex, Americana
I'm a podcast kinda girl: Radiolab, this American Life, TED, the
Music - Florence, David Grey, Pear and the Beard, Passenger,
Imagine Dragons, Mumford & Sons, Pink
Movies: Atonement, Garden State, My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Food: good food, preferably something I've never tried before.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Connecting with the most important people in my life
Laughing so hard it hurts
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Interaction between different cultures: interpersonal, economic,
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Watching a movie on my tiny lap top with 20+ kids from my
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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My bucket list is simple. All the festivals all over the world that
include throwing things.
You should message me if
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You're a sincere and self-aware person who doesn't mind hitchhiking
once in a while.
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