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Overview

  • 22 references 13 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Spanish
  • 41, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Personal Trainer
  • No education listed
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About Me

Just a friendly reminder that Couchsurfing is not a dating app. I am not interested in sharing a room or a bed with a host.

I am more active on Instagram so follow my adventures there @alisontheadventurer!

Hi! My name is Alison and I'm a solo female traveler from California. I love the great outdoors, good food and meeting new people.

I have visited 40 countries and six continents! I backpacked through Europe in the summer and winter, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Peru, Africa and the Middle East. I have also road tripped through New Zealand, Iceland and Baja, Mexico.

MY FAVORITE COUNTRIES

1. New Zealand - The most incredible nature I have ever seen

2. Sri Lanka - Beaches and mountains for days

3. Switzerland - My favorite country in Europe complete with awe-inspiring scenery

4. Vietnam - Kind locals, mouth watering food and beautiful nature

5. Iceland - Diverse landscapes, untouched nature and a great country to road trip

6. Egypt - The amazing Red Sea, delicious food, rich history and the most welcoming people

"Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer."

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I want to meet locals to learn more about the culture of the country I am visiting. Locals know more about their home than any tourist ever could.

Interests

I love anything outdoors and like staying active when I travel. I also consider myself a foodie and think one of the best ways to learn about a culture is trying the local cuisine. Practicing gratitude every day has helped me become a better and happier person.

  • dogs
  • culture
  • photography
  • cooking
  • fitness
  • bouldering
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • kayaking
  • camping
  • scuba diving
  • snorkeling
  • cliff jumping
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • languages
  • solo travel
  • road trips
  • beaches
  • mountains
  • travel
  • food
  • nature
  • adventure
  • life
  • laughing
  • desert
  • waterfalls
  • national parks
  • love
  • meeting new people
  • happiness
  • roadtrips
  • trying new things
  • paddleboarding
  • gratitude
  • handstands
  • helping others
  • pickleball

Music, Movies, and Books

I love Ed Sheeran, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dua Lipa, The Chainsmokers, Coldplay and so much more.

A Good Person is currently my favorite movie.

The Secret changed my life.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I thru-hiked the entire 220 mile (354 km) John Muir Trail by myself.

Teach, Learn, Share

I am a Personal Trainer and help people change their lives through fitness. I can show you the right way to workout, gain mobility, become more flexible and eat healthy.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can show you how to workout and cook you a delicious and healthy dinner.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, England, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

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