Alexis Ilinsky

Oakland, CA, United States

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  • I am a carpenter
  • I studied Cultural Anthropology at UC Berkeley
  • From Portland, OR, USA
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About Me

Thriving, dancing, playing hard and often. Rendering myself to new experiences.


I am gregarious, active and diversified in my interests; a lover of music, expression, dance, eating, cooking, and growing food. I love being outdoors in all manners :)


Live fully. Whatever it is that you do, do it thoroughly and have fun.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

So far I have only been hosting people but I look forward to surfing some couches in the upcoming year!


I've stayed with kind "strangers" in France, Holland, Italy, Mexico, California and beyond. Sometimes friends of friends and sometimes just people that I've met along the way. Most often my experiences couchsurfing lead me to better experiences that I could have ever plannned :)


I spend my time woodworking, eating and drinking with friends, playing music, riding motorcycles to far away lands and just around Oakland, playing outdoors, dancing..

Music, Movies, and Books

So much music I can't start here. I am a musicologist of sorts.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I just got back from two months in Brazzaville, Congo. My mind is blown. Was studying dance and drumming there but learned so many other things. Two winters ago I rode enduro motorcycles with a friend to the Cabo San Lucas, in Baja California, Mexico and back from Oakland CA, USA! It was about 6400 km of street and offroad riding. So amazing I just want to keep going around the world!

I just got back from going to burningman for the 8th time. So fun, so ridiculous.

Countries I’ve Visited

Cuba, France, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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