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Travel is the ultimate inspiration
I lead a pretty crazy life and cant stay too long in one place. I'm a workaholic, I love Asian food, I'm a pretty terrible cook ( but together I'm sure we can make something more sophisticated than few fires ) and my advice is not to talk to me before my morning coffee ( although I do my best to be as nice as I can :)
I'm still looking for my place in life and if an opportunity arises to mix working with travelling, I'm definitely taking it :)
I like to travel with no money, I don't mind sleeping on the ground, dancing in the rain and eating breakfast for dinner
There are many things I want to go back to like kayaking, snorkeling/diving or learning to climb.
Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
I'd rather have a life of "oh wells" than "what ifs".
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I did a lot of surfing, I recently moved in to my own flat, I'm trying to host when I have time :)
Until now, I only couchsurfed and the experience was great. I will be hosting from May on
visited 30 states (13.3%)Create your own visited map of The World or Triposo world travel guide for Android
Travelling, ocean & sea, scuba diving, South East Asia.
Wining and dining. Photography, lomography.
Getting lost in new places. Russian literature, trying to become a computer geek, speleology, discussing controversial topics with some beer and shisha ( i mean you know what i mean).
Wine of course!
Music, Movies, and Books
Federico Fellini, Kusturica, Woody Allen, Pedro Almodovar, Stephen King.
Breaking Bad. Kill Bill, Lost in Translation, Everything is illuminated, You will meet a tall dark stranger, Casablanca, Le Grand Bleu, The virgin suicides, Black cat, white cat, Death Proof, Fight Club, No Man's Land, Coffee and Cigarettes, horror movies and Polish oldies, Apocalypse Now,
Ranges from the classic and oldies like Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Tom Sharpsteen, Rudy Vallee to Mirah, Metronomy, Santigold, Oren Barzilay, Yann Tiersen, Henry Wolfe, Paul Cantelon, and Fat Boy Slim, Marina & the Diamonds.
I love Russian literature, especially Bulgakov, also Crime and Punishment and all from Nabokov. Nikolai Gogol: short stories are one of my favorite books ever. And if you're not a Russian literature lover, from the more mainstream ones I like Love in the time of Cholera, Betty Mahmoody's, The name of the Rose and anything by Tomasz Borkowski.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Amazing Balkan trip which I will never forget. Beautiful and virgin Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania which is still on my must-see list! Unfortunately had to cut on time because of the job so I will definitely want to go back there again.
Came to a party dressed as Laika, the first dog in the Space and then lost my whole outfit during the party. I think my tail is still at someone's house though.
Went on a 4-days trip to the jungle in Thailand, showered under waterfalls, rode an elephant, fell off a riff in the storm, rode a bike in caves. Scuba dived during monsoon.
Istanbul. Baklavas, shishas, great shouks, beautiful mosques, enjoying getting lost, definitely going there again.
Snowboarding! Even though I broke my jaw while doing this and had 7 operations to fix that.
Teach, Learn, Share
I could teach you some Polish if you want. Or clap my hands and do funny faces ;)
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Israel, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom