Alena Zhdanova

Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • Fluent in English, French, Russian; learning Dutch, German, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Teacher (English, French, Russian), Writer, Environment a...
  • BA in Linguistics (English), MA in Tourism, MA in Public ...
  • From Bobruisk, Belarus
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About Me


Traveling and exploring the world.

Feel free to follow my blog

and my Travel FB page


I love traveling, seeing new places, learning new things and of course, meeting new people. I have been traveling around the world for the past 6 years including living experiences in the US, Africa, Australia, Asia and South-East Asia, and exploring West and East of Europe... there is still the whole world left to be explored!
I am also Vegan, and proud to be one.
In general I am a fun loving person, enjoying life to the fullest and would like to meet like minded people :)


Here is my life philosophy put into video

In short -
Love life, stay positive, try to enjoy and take the best of each moment as in the end, life is made of these moments. In other words - Make It Count!

"Be the change you want to see in the world" - those are the words I live by.

"Happiness is real when shared"

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have been couchsurfing in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, and Australia. Met absolutely the best people and think this is one of the most extraordinary and awesome ways of traveling and experiencing the world


Vegan food, Yoga, Martial Arts (Taekwondo), hiking, nature, painting (acrylic painting), learning, teaching, languages, science.

Music, Movies, and Books

Different music, depends on the mood as well :)
30 Seconds to Mars, Linkin Park, Rasmus, Bon Jovi, Piano Guys, Italian / Greek / Spanish / French music, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Well, I try to see every day as an amazing thing, that's for sure.
But as far as incredible experiences go, I've done bungee jumping and it was absolutely awesome!! The feeling of standing on the edge and then just letting yourself go... this should be really experienced to understand the feeling :)
I've done paragliding, less extreme in comparison with bungee, but still amazing.. soaring through the clouds, very relaxing.
Really want to do sky diving
I've done Vipassana meditation, and that is something that I am really grateful for to my friend who introduced it to me. Going within and seeing the reality as it is. This was a 10 day course which I have completed twice in Malaysia.

What to say, Life is Amazing ! Always experience more, go for it, try it, whatever comes on your mind and makes you feel excited about it!

Teach, Learn, Share

I am teaching English, French, Russian languages
Can teach you some Taekwondo techniques as well as painting :)
Learning Art of Living
Sharing life experience, personal philosophy, my optimism , positive attitude and overall love for life :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Angola, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Laos, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Angola, Australia, Belarus, China, Greece, Malaysia, Poland, South Korea, Thailand, United States

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