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Overview

  • 1 reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning German
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2017
  • PhD Student
  • Life Sciences
  • From Nadym, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russian Federation
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About Me

From Siberia. I've studied in St. Petersburg for 4 years and in Moscow for 2 years. I've also lived in Switzerland for several months. Now I am doing my PhD in cancer biology at Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I like the idea of mutual assistance

Interests

  • impressionism
  • concerts
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • reading
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • science
  • cinema
  • nature
  • phylosophy
  • diving
  • indie music
  • cider
  • arthouse cinema
  • wine and cheese
  • molecular biology
  • visual art
  • postmodern
  • biomedicine

Music, Movies, and Books

Music
Music occupies quite an important part of my life. My interests are broad and the choice usually depends on the mood.
As a default, I stick to indie (like Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Mac DeMarco, Parcels, Balthazar, Jungle), but it can be also jazz, chillout, retrowave, psychodelic/experimental/electronic music. Sometimes I prefer the golden classics (e.g. Beatles, Queen, Bob Dylan, the Doors). A fan of Radiohead, have a superpower of listening to Thom Yorke without getting depressed.
But my preferences are really dynamic, I am always in search of new forms and inspiration in music.

Movies
Tarantino, Lynch, Lars von Trier, Wes Anderson, Tarkovsky
American Psycho, Clockwork Orange, American Beauty, The Dreamers, Interstate 60, Lost Highway, Call me by your name, Lobster

Series
Twin Peaks, Black Books, Homeland, The Killing, Black Mirror, True Detective, Stranger Things, Breaking Bad, Scrubs, How I Met Your Mother, Bojack Horseman, Peaky Blinders

Books
Vonnegut, Fowles, Hesse, Harry Potter series, Le Petit Prince, Kundera, Irvin (When Nietzsche Wept), Viktor Pelevin (Russian postmodernist) , some Russian classics (Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Anton Chekhov, Joseph Brodsky) some philosophers - Fromm, Nietzsche, Russell

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I survived a month expedition on the wild island of White Sea. It was cold and wet as hell but amazing.

I also went through crazy backpack trips in India,Thailand and Cambodia.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you yoga or swimming.

and how to pronounce this strange Russian words

share my stories, emotions, thoughts

What I Can Share with Hosts

I like to make pancakes, masala tea or glühwein for my hosts

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Russian Federation, Switzerland, Ukraine

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