Laura Raus

London, United Kingdom

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  • Fluent in English, Estonian; learning Arabic, German, Russian, Spanish
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • journalist
  • economics; film and TV
  • From Tartu
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About Me


development and balance


Journalism and documentary filmmaking are my biggest passions, but I also enjoy many other things in life... and life in general, even some stressful times and sad moments :)


if basic needs are met, happyness depends on state of mind, not on external conditions

almost all bad events in life can be good for something

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Currently I plan to be a surfer, but once get proper acommodation, would like to host others too!


I'm quite new to CS, but have already met lots of nice people through it. I'm looking forward to getting more experiences!


watching and making films, journalism, traveling, dancing, yoga, massage, photography, cooking, cycling, badminton, all kind of culture, international affairs, citizen media, psychology; are very inquisitive, so at least a bit interested in almost everything... :)

Music, Movies, and Books

many different kinds of music

documentary films and dramas

Camus, Bulgakov, Kafka, Salinger... too little time for books recently :/

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

living in Egypt 2012-14 and getting to know its culture and people

and summers in Saaremaa are also amazing :)

Teach, Learn, Share

teach: languages, filmmaking, yoga, massage, cooking
learn: dance, aikido, languages, cooking, sports
share: experiences, knowledge, massage

Countries I’ve Visited

Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Egypt, Finland, France, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Russian Federation, Uganda, Ukraine

Countries I’ve Lived In

Egypt, Estonia, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom, United States

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