Logo orange

Ilya Lipin

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Wants to Meet Up

Last login about 2 months ago

Join Couchsurfing to see Ilya's full profile. It's free!

View Full Profile

Overview

  • 3 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Komi, Russian; learning German
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • I am in love with this planet, I am ...
  • Bunch of Masters and a passion to co...
  • From I was born in a small village in the Northwest Russia
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Development, learning, communication

ABOUT ME

social, open, a bit shy, interested in traveling and meeting people.

PHILOSOPHY

"A man needs to travel. On his own risk, not through stories, images, books or TV. Needs to travel on his own, with his eyes and feet, to understand what is his.

This way, one day he can plant his own trees and value them. Know the cold to enjoy the warm. And the other way around. Feel the distance and lack of protection in order to feel comfortable under his own roof.

A man needs to travel to places he doesn't know to break this arrogance that makes us believe in the world as we imagine it, and not as it is or as it could be; that make us professors and doctors of what we haven't seen, when we should be pupils and simply go and see...â

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

beginner, but ready to learn and catch up ;0) Love the community so far! Lets keep growing it up and be more advanced

Interests

life is short and every day is wonderful in any place you are visiting or staying. Find positive things in rain and snow, enjoy sunny days and find what you have never seen TRAVELING!

Music, Movies & Books

lots, where one can actually learn something

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I watched a giant 70 yo turtle laying eggs on the beach in the middle of the night in Sri Lanka. Was like in movies!

Teach, Learn, Share

I am a teacher by nature and ready to share my knowledge with you any time!

What I Can Share With Hosts

I am good in finding things like - Coffee in the morning with a nice conversation, lunch in a cheap hidden cafe, happy hour in a fancy restaurant and a beer specials at night time with a good variety. Lets go try!

Countries I've Visited

Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Greece, Indonesia, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Russian Federation, Sri Lanka

Join Couchsurfing to see Ilya's full profile. It's free!

View Full Profile