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  • 25 references 13 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish; learning Italian
  • 48, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • photographer
  • Pursuing a MFA in Visual Arts
  • From State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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About Me


Make wonderful new friends around the world


Traveling is my number one passion. I explore the world whenever I can. I love meeting the local people in the places that I travel to and learn their ways.

I am a water baby. I love everything to do with the water. I swim laps in the ocean and pool. I love to snorkel, sail, boat, and all water sports. I love to get under a water fall and just chill with friends in the soothing waters around the globe.

I am a fine art photographer and I am most inspired to create my art when I am exploring new places and cultures. You can check some of my photography at




Love is the best thing in life, so love a lot.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Whenever I travel, I like to meet the cool local people, so I look up my destination in many ways, including CS and it is great to meet people this way. So far, I have only had positives experience with this site. I am also happy to show the new people in town the fun places to go, where I live. So, feel free to contact me when you are in my town. Cheers!


I met Joel Raventos and his friends through CS, when I was traveling in Barcelona. They were great! They showed me around the city and took me to some of their favorite restaurants, where the food was amazing.

Joel had some free time and took me to see two beaches outside the city about one hour south and the other about one hour north of Barcelona. Tossa Del Mar was very cool with a Castle right on the water.

CS made a huge difference on my trip.

Then, we stayed in contact and Joel had to come to California for business. He stopped by Los Angeles and It was my pleasure to return the favor. I showed him my favorite places and took him out on a couple of my friends' boats and he also had an very fun time.

So, I have had a very good experience with CS so far and definitely recommend it. It is a great way to meet good international friends.


live music, art, wine, great food, great company, boating, sailing, swimming in the ocean, water sports, dancing, biking, skate boarding, hiking, and love to try new things.

  • arts
  • photography
  • dancing
  • dining
  • wine
  • boating
  • traveling
  • billiards
  • socializing
  • music
  • live music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • sailing
  • sports
  • gymnastics
  • swimming
  • business
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Too many to list, but here are some:

U2, Police, Sting, Madona, Rolling Stone, Caetano Veloso, Jobim, Rita Lee...I have a very eclectic taste in Music, basically I like everything that sounds good, including Classical, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Salsa, etc

Harry Potter, Shrek, Across the Universe, Jumper, Nightmare before Christmas,

The Bible, Le Petit Prince,

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Christ in Rio de Janeiro, The Twelve Apostles in Melbourne, The volcanos in Bali, snorkeling in Cancun...Ok maybe I am not answering this question right...let's see...When I was 12, I went to compete in Europe with the Brazilian Rhythmic Gymnastics Team and it was the first time I was out of my country. I was so amazed with all the new cultures I visited and people I met, that from then on, I new I'd be exploring the world a lot.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to dance, any style, as I am a former professional ballerina and dance teacher.

I can also teach you photography, Photoshop and any of the visual arts: drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, collage, scrap booking etc... I am a Visual Arts Teacher certified by the Florida Department of Education and currently pursuing my Master Degree in Fine Arts from Jacksonville University.

I have a passion for learning! A great day for me is any day in which I learn something new. I am grateful for all that I learn from friends and hosts!

What I Can Share with Hosts

My life and travel experiences. Art, water sports, dancing and a bottle of wine.

If I stay with you, I will arrive with bags of groceries and I will cook you breakfast.

I will also bring you souvenirs from my home country, Brasil, and my hometown, Rio de Janeiro.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, United States

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