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GRASHINA

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Overview

  • 21 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Italian
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • magazine editor
  • fashion journalism BA + north americ...
  • From all over
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to make your couch a better place

ABOUT ME

editor of flaneurmagazine. (www.flaneur-magazine.com)

i want a mini pig
i am mega obsessed with new york city and the rest of america especially new orleans
i don't just want to travel everywhere - i want to live everywhere too.
i look at the sky and the moon everyday
im aware
i am curious, love asking questions and love listening to people's travel adventures, life stories
give me a cup of coffee and i will bounce off the walls for days so maybe dont give me a cup of coffee

PHILOSOPHY

agitate the gravel

spread yourself

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

i havent hosted in awhile due to weird living situations but now iv got a big flat with a lot of great flatmates. i travel a lot and am more busy than id like to be but maybe something can work out!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

iv surfed in tokyo, malaysia, thailand, germany, italy, syndey, new orleans, budapest, riga, montreal

i hosted a girl from nashville in berlin and we ended up moving in together! - oh the beauty of CS!

Interests

writing
interviewing interesting people
magazines, publishing. paper
hip hop
new york, new orleans (all of america actually)
photography
film
the daily show
american politics/news/media
the beat generation
bonsai trees
hitchhiking
tree houses
waterfalls
pigs, horses, puppies and giraffes
people and their stories
basketball, volleyball, yoga and its philosophy
gin and tonics
rome, fellini, italian way of life, the language

Music, Movies & Books

home alone! daily show, broad city mad men, warriors, manhattan, annie hall (anything woody allen) drive, twin peaks, girls, jim jarmusch, breathless, frances ha, xavier dolan, house of cards, hook, fellini, roy andersson, spike lee, scorsese, antonioni

house of leaves, just kids, palo alto, on the road, catcher in the rye, the great gatsby, the unbearable lightness of being, to kill a mockingbird, paul theroux, hunter s thompson, the way of the peaceful warrior, confederacy of dunces, acne paper, pin-up magazine, mirage magazine, tissue magazine, the art of travel, the new yorker

chet faker, arcade fire, death grips, beach house, creedence clearwater revival, pulp, velvet undergound, the xx, yeasayer, wild beasts, low anthem, local natives, the beatles, bob dylan, bruce springsteen, twin shadow, the kills, perfect glass, die heiterkeit, jeans team,, old school hip hop, charlie parker, billie holiday, the national, little dragon, grimes, frank ocean, odd future, solange, kendrick lamar, rhye, jessie ware, dirty beaches, darkside, nicolas jaar, parquet courts, joy division

One Amazing Thing I've Done

biked through tokyo with my couchsurfer host during march 11 earthquake (not an amazing experience but a memorable one)
parachuted
prepared and ate snake stew in thailand
experiencing the process of making a magazine. turning ideas, concepts into an object sold in shops all over the world

Teach, Learn, Share

i want to learn about the culture of the place i am at be it culinary, its superstitions and traditions. so if you've got something to share ill gladly listen (and ill ask a lot of questions with eyes wide open)

i can share stuff about berlin but be warned...i am a very un-german german. also i know london pretty well. and if you are interested in magazines i will gladly talk about to you about those also i make a really loud plopping noise with my mouth...i'll try to teach you that though it is sort of a special skill.

What I Can Share With Hosts

be immersed in my random life here, amazing flatmates, a huge factory like loft, some good advice on what to do i guess.

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Pakistan, Singapore, United Kingdom

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