Archive For The “Couch Surfing” Category

Falling asleep in Notre Dame

By | May 18, 2011

I had a fabulous 30 minute nap in Notre Dame, Paris. I feel asleep on a wooden chair amongst the others praying in the cathedral. I didn’t know where to go and where to turn because I was so exhausted from the jet lag and only having slept 4/5 hours my first night in Paris. […]

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My creative mind & meeting my couch surfing hosts in Paris.

By | May 11, 2011

It’s 4:11 a.m. and I am at my couch surfing at Eric & Zoe house in Paris. I slept 3 hours from 12:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. and then woke up. My mind won’t let me sleep and the different time zone isn’t helping me out. Chatter, chatter, chatter. I tried stilling my mind, but […]

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Couch Surfing Safe or Not? My experience with Penny in Wimbledon, London.

By | April 21, 2011

March 26th, 2011 Saturday morning in London. I made it! Yup! Holla! heyyyyyy lol! I’m in Starbucks in Wilmbledon around the corner from Penny my couch surfing host’s flat. I attempted to make coffee at her house, but it’s one of those stoves that are with gas. I didn’t see any matches & I forgot […]

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February’s Journey: Living on a Permanent Vacation, New Orleans

By | March 7, 2011

Written from Elaine’s Journal: February 25th, 2011St. Louis Hotel, French Quarter, New Orleans I’m sitting waiting for Benjamin my couch surfing friend to pick me up. I’m in the hotel’s front lobby. Well it’s more of a courtyard with a beautiful fountain, circular rod iron tables and green plants. The colour of the hotel is […]

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My Cuban Couch Surfing Family

By | February 16, 2011

Rodrigo & Julian Brothers Kissing, So cute! Eva, Adel, Rodrigo & Julian are such a beautiful family. I found them on the website www.couchsurfing.org  They are all so sweet. They are all creatives full of expression. Adel, the father is an artist and paints. Eva is a theatre and dance teacher, and she’s got legs […]

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