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Traveling and exploring the world.
CURRENTLY on the road around USA
Feel free to follow my Travel FB page (my recent trip around Americas - South and North is going to come up there soon)
I love traveling, seeing new places, learning new things and of course, meeting new people. I have been traveling, working and living around the world for the past 8 years including living experiences in North and South Americas, Africa, Australia and New Zealand, East and South-East Asia, and exploring West and East of Europe... there is still the whole world left to be explored!
I am also a 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 couchsurfed in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand, Russia, Argentina and Peru, Ecuador and Mexico.
I also try to host whenever I have a chance and so far hosted in Malaysia and Belarus.
Met absolutely 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.
- scuba diving
- bungee jumping
- martial arts
Music, Movies, and Books
Different music, depends on the mood as well :)
30 Seconds to Mars, Linkin Park, Rasmus, 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.
I have been on a world tour for the past half a year, starting with a Transsiberian train through the whole Russia and then moving on to South America and do solo traveling there for about 3 months. Currently on the road around the US.
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 :)
Feel free to check out my bungee fun -
I've done paragliding, less extreme in comparison with bungee, but still amazing.. soaring through the clouds, very relaxing. I've shared it with you here! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve7dXPx2siQ
SKY DIVING !!! That was a life time experience! And I have done it in New Zealand, with gorgeous views of mountains and Lake Taupo to be seen while free falling :) Here is the video capturing those awesome moments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3pIq8izYRY
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.
Hmmmm I have also made my childhood dream come true and attended to concert of Backstreet Boys! Even though it was like 15-20 years since I was a real fan of that band, but it didn't matter - all that teenage fun and joy were back! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXOc_US3TM0
Definitely make sure you make your childhood - teenage dreams come true - well worth it!
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, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Laos, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, 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