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  • 6 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning English, German, Spanish
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Novosibirsk, Russia
  • I spent an amazing exchange year in the US, Troy Universi...
  • From Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia, Russia
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About Me


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Hey everyone! My name is Arsalan. I'm from Russia but I'm Asian =) It is very funny even for me sometimes because people usually don't believe that I came from there. I like new acquaintances and new people. I try to get involved in different extracurricular activity. Back in my country I was a member of the Youth Parliament of Tomsk Region. I have organized my own personal social project. The main idea is working with orphanges. It is my personal bias that everyone deserves warmness and kindness. I have been awarded to become a global UGRADer from IREX exchange program. I studied as an exchange student in the USA at Troy University, Alabama. I like this place so much and surely have a part of my heart there. I also fond of traveling and learning new stuff from around the globe.

I met my star Yulia and fell in love completely. We both like traveling and learning foreign cultures. She has her own profile here but since I am little bit more experienced on CS, we use my account. You can still read about her more precisely here


There is no limit for learning. Stay hungry, stay foolish.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I had some experience in my country, I lived at dorm, so I hadn't too much space but I gave my own bed to people, I'm really okay with that. I even once slept in a bathroom.
But this CouchSurfing is an amazing thing which helped me to feel a brand new horizon! I traveled around the United States on both coasts and met so many amazing people through my journey.

My Legacy profile :)


I'm fond of live music! I play the guitar myself but I really like big companies and live acoustic music. I like foreign languages. English is my second language. And I have also studied German and during my staying in the US I practiced Spanish. I know few phrases in Chinese btw. So for me foreigners and actually every new person in my life is a really great opportunity to grow! I like to work out and play soccer. My favorite football club is Manchester United (England, Manchester). I can talk for hours about it =)

Music, Movies, and Books

I love "Friends". I think that it is the best show ever. I've recently started to watch "How I met your Mother" ;) I like acoustic kind of music basically. Though I can listen to anything starting from Mozart ending with The Beatles. I like to read when a book absorbs my mind totally. Favorite are Remarque, Ilf and Petrov, Dostoevsky, Salinjer.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

During my freshman's year at university we had a party at our place, there were bunch of people so I had to sleep in the bathroom :) it was fun when in the morning one girl went to the toilet and screamed and woke up all apartment when saw me there)

I ate shrooms with one cool person met via Couchsurfing. Terrifying experience :D

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm open to new ideas! I like history very much and can tell people a lot about Russian history (not fanatically though :D). I had my own social project, so I can share some personal experience at this sphere.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories. Good mood. Nice attitude. A glass of milk! :)

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Germany, Russian Federation, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Russian Federation, United States

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