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Overview

  • 23 References 16 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian; learning French, German, Polish, Spanish, Turkish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Communications & Marketing Specialist, Design Thinker
  • MA in Journalism and Media Studies. Academy Year in Exper...
  • From Kyiv city, Ukraine
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To be mindful and enjoy every single moment of my life.

PHILOSOPHY

Wish to stop regretting of anything and being afraid of making a mistake. Fond of breaking the standards, learning from people and offering my own experience in return. Love meeting, trying, going, watching, reading, showing and sharing.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I couln't even imagine, that there are so many people in the world who want to visit Ukraine:) Back home, I used to host quite a lot. For the last 4 years I've been living abroad and trying as many locals and fellow "aliens" as possible.

At the moment I am in Kyiv again and willing to share the places which are close to my heart with visitors and expats.

Interests

arthouse films, online media, saxophone, film festivals, hanging around at night with a bottle of wine, buying shitloads of books, hitch-hiking, cooking parties, chinese boxes, unplanned trips, moderate perfectionism, contemporary & conceptual art, modern theatre, living for impressions, being an actress, learning languages, dancing and singing everywhere, sending postcards, online education, psychology, urbanism, ecology, design thinking and innovation

  • arts
  • writing
  • books
  • singing
  • festivals
  • film festivals
  • dancing
  • salsa dancing
  • education
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • movies
  • reading
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • communications
  • teaching
  • journalism
  • languages
  • psychology
  • hitchhiking
  • digital media
  • design thinking

Music, Movies, and Books

Series: Rick and Morty, Family Guy, South Park, Suits, Orange is a New Black, New Girl, Mr. Robot, Humans, House of Cards.

Films: Hotel Grand Budapest, The Big Short, Inception, Shutter Island, Y Tu Mamá También, Poison Ivy, Girl Interrupted, The Sleepers, Butterfly Effect, Dreamers, Virgin Suicides, Requiem for a Dream, Powder, Fight Club, What eats Gilbert Grape?, Clockwork Orange, Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, The Notebook, Total eclipse, 21 gram, The Bubble movie, Vanilla sky, Le scaphandre et le papillon.

Books: "The Minds of Billy Milligan" by Daniel Keyes, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey, "Virgin Suicides" and "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides, "Room" by Emma Donoghue, "Blindness" by José Saramago, "Arch of Triumph" by Erich Maria Remarque, "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding, "1984" by George Orwell, "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley, "Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess.

Poems by Charles Baudelaire and Mayakovsky, everything by John Irving and Kurt Vonnegut, Theatre of absurd, surrealism, existentialism.

Music: In Transition stage at the moment

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Hitch-hiked about 5 500 kilometres around Balkans
- Played saxophone while standing in the Sea of Crete
- Washed elephant's head in the lake
- Saw a whale shark while diving
- Went for rafting in a cold Norwegian river
- Pursued my dream and moved to Berlin
- Got a job at Google and moved from Berlin to Wroclaw:)
- Quit my job and travelled for 3 months around Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore

Teach, Learn, Share

-Coaching
-Cooking some Ukrainian dishes
- Salsa dancing
- Singing - not teaching, but will definitely support!
- Writing any type of text or motivation letter
- Language practice (see the languages above)
- Create an AdWords online advertising campaign:)

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Poland, Ukraine

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