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Overview

  • 30 references 17 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Russian, Ukrainian; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Project lead, salsa teacher
  • Сultural Sociology
  • From Kyiv, Kiev, Ukraine
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About Me

I am an active person with eager view on life. I adore travelling in different ways, especislly on blablacar or hitchhiking and staying with locals - how else you can learn the REAL culture? :)
I am taking part actively in different European projects, such as Erasmus +, AEGEEE etc. I was volunteering (EVS) in Graz in center for contemporary art, studied master in Masaryk University in Brno and in Graz. Currently based in Lisbon as a freelance teacher and beginner entrepreneur 😊
I also work in an NGO for migrants and refuges as a Ukrainian lead.

I think the main characteristic of my personality is curiosity and flexibility. I am open to the new people and different views.

I dream to make a round-world trip and cross the ocean as Columbus in the boat - no other way. And hitchhike till the Easter peak in Russia, dive in the coral reef and live and the mountaines in Peru! :D

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Because I love to meeting new people and listen to theis incredible stories... you never expect what a soulmate you can meet! I`m just really keen on discovering new personalities and their views on life.
And of course I think the best way to explore new places and cultures is to look from the local`s point. They are the best guides, for sure.

Interests

- social DANCES, such as salsa, tango etc.
- art (old and modern, visited plenty of museums while travelling ;))
- travelling (hitchhiking, backpacking, camping)
- impro and forum theatre
- yoga
- ethnical instruments (different percussions and didgeridoo, vargan)
- film photography, find my pictures here: http://ksuhon-blog.tumblr.com/
-urbanistics and architecture

  • salsa dancing
  • yoga
  • hiking
  • adventure travel
  • analog photography

Music, Movies, and Books

Music:
Latin (salsa, kizomba, reggeton), afro
The Beatles
Beirut
instumental classical music and jazz
Keith Jarrett
Eugen Cicero

Movies:
arthouse European movies, old American ones, documentaries
Pedro Almodovar
Wes Anderson
Joe Wright

Books:
Susan Zontag
Walter Benjamin
Slavoj Zizek
Remarque
Kastaneda

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The first time I`ve seen the ocean in Portugal I broke my leg in the waves :) being soo happy
Hitchhiked 1000 kilometres for the first time abroad, having no experience before... and reached the point! :D

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you to dance salsa/bachata or valz
city-tour + interesting-places-discovered-together-crawl
languages

I like basically to learn anything what is new for me: I would love to learn to play music (I´m in love with ethno drums and accordion) and maybe some sport skills ? (as far as my training is mainly dancing and yoga :))

What I Can Share with Hosts

My time and joy!
My food - I love making pies, so we can share recipes!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Czech Republic, Portugal, Ukraine

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