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Overview

  • 8 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Bulgarian, English, Spanish; learning Catalan, Valencian, French, Serbo-Croatian
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • English teacher in Barcelona; Humanities, Arts, litteratu...
  • Psychology and Cultural Studies. Master in Arts and Conte...
  • From Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Acquire as much different experiences as possible, try to understand what it's all about, learn things, think, travel around the world, know people, be inspired, have parties, do the ska:)

ABOUT ME

I love meeting old friends and new people. I adore having parties, going to the seaside, spending time in the parks, traveling as far as possible. I am passionate about music: punk rock, gypsy punk and Manu Chao! As well as about books, arts, history, politics...

PHILOSOPHY

Live now! Be active! Listen to a lot of music, feel good! Think, be a concious person!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I host people and look for couches when I am around.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Mostly very positive. You can't deny it is one of the best ways to move around this world.

Interests

Traveling everywhere around
Going to music festivals/ concerts
Meeting people, talking, discussing
Reading
Arts, Cultural Studies, Sociology and Philosophy
Doing ska/ punk parties with nice people :)
Writing about what I see

  • arts
  • culture
  • writing
  • books
  • concerts
  • music festivals
  • festivals
  • partying
  • politics
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • cultural studies
  • history
  • sociology
  • parks

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Manu Chao, Gogol Bordello, Sex Pistols, Ramones, Clash, Madness, The Specials, Dubioza Kolektiv, Goran Bregovic, Kusturica, Babylon Circus, La Troba Kung-fu, Cherry Popin Daddies, Los Fastidos, immigrant punk, ska, Balkan sounds and more.
Books: G. G. Marques, Dostoevsky, Houellebecq, Georgi Gospodinov, C. Bukowski, Chehov, Oscar Wilde ...
Films: Lolita, Tarkovski, Zvyagintsev, Almodovar, Julio Medem...
Treatre: Brecht, Yavor Gardev
Street art: Banksy
Performance and Revolutionary art
Dadaism, Situacionism...
The Yes men
Etc, etc, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Discover punk culture and music, Samotraki island, Manu Chao concert, Barcelona, Sziget festival, Viña rock, Irakli, Cap de Creus, write my master thesis...

Teach, Learn, Share

Academic knowledge in arts and contemporary culture.
Share experiences and points of view on this not so funny, not so bad world.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Whatever I have and know.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Brazil, Cambodia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Bulgaria, Spain, United States

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