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Lyuba Kharitonova

New York, NY, USA

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Overview

  • 16 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning Chinese, Spanish
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Marketing researcher
  • Finance, International Business, Lin...
  • From Cheboksary
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Find joy in simple things

ABOUT ME

Lost in Iceland, born in Russia, travelling around the world (well almost)...I like languages, countries and people - active people and those who are not scared to step out of masses...I´d like to believe I am one of them, independent, straightforward and a bit of a dreamer...

PHILOSOPHY

Find what I am good at through trying what I am bad at. Shape my personality to be the person peple enjoy to be around and enjoy to be around people. Be courageous enough to get experiences that at later age will make me wonder if it really happend :)

Life is wonderful...and short, no time for waste - every moment is precious, every monment can be lived with happiness.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I´ve been hosting people through Esperanto community (we had a language to unite us) for many years; I liked meeting new people and decided to continue through CS.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have been in one of the Couch Surfing parties here in Reykjavik, met some nice people there that put me into thinking of joining as well...Since then I hosted and been hosted a great many times. Amazing experiences so far.

Interests

Photography, motivation (what motivates people to be or do whatever they are doing), languages, jogging (I am planning to run the whoele marathon at some point, hopefully in New York, travelling, getting to know people and myself... reading(I have done speedreading, since I always get fascinated by bookstores and get way too many books which usually stay untouched).

Music, Movies & Books

Movies:
Into the wild
Woody Allen movies
Takeshi Kotano
Books:
The Monk who sold his Ferrari
Most of Russian classics
Music:
Bach
Satie

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Mexico - El Paraiso
Hot Air Baloon in Morocco
Half marathon in San Francisco
Half a year in China

Teach, Learn, Share

I would love to learn more about Photography
I could share ideas on training for Marathon, self organization:) and maybe teach Spanish

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I've Lived In

China, Iceland, Russian Federation, United States

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