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Overview

  • 32 References 21 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Romanian, Spanish; learning Arabic (Egypt), Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Tatar
  • 22, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Student
  • Getting my Bachelor's degree
  • From Galați, Galați, Romania
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About Me

I am a Romanian woman in her early twenties studying anthropology and education in upstate NY. I enjoy reading, traveling, writing and learning about people's lives. I am a feminist, a Marxist activist and a vegetarian. I am interested in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. I have recently become interested in activist art, movie-making and street photography. I want to become a journalist to tell the stories that are often overlooked.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I surfed with people in Egypt, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, England, Peru, Finland, Estonia, Kazahstan, Kyrgyzstan, NYC, Turkey, Mexico and the Czech Republic.
I am on Couchsurfing because I like to learn about locals' lives while I travel. Hanging out with Couchsurfers has often been one of the most valuable aspect of traveling.
I also believe in Couchsurfing as an anti-capitalist tool that allows people to reject consumerism and help each other.

Interests

Post-colonial literature and theory
Affect theory
Avant-garde art
Activism (feminist, anti-racist, pro-LGBTQ fights)
History
Classical music
Politics
Economics

  • arts
  • writing
  • literature
  • avant-garde art
  • photography
  • education
  • vegetarian
  • politics
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • classical music
  • anthropology
  • economics
  • teaching
  • history
  • journalism
  • languages
  • hitchhiking

Music, Movies, and Books

Books - Sarah Schulmann, Toni Morisson; I have recently started reading mostly works by women, women of color, works from outside of the Western world etc. so I am still discovering my favorites.

Movies - A clockwork orange, Harold and Maude, Woodie Allen's movies

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I haven't done anything truly amazing. I have done some adventurous things: hitchhiking from California to Costa Rica, moving to Mexico after going there on a 10-day vacation, spent a month in Egypt all by myself.

Teach, Learn, Share

I know a lot about language-learning (I have studied many languages, and taught a couple) and psychotherapy. I am willing to learn about anything.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My knowledge and enthusiasm about life

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Peru, Russian Federation, San Marino, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Chile, Mexico, Peru, Romania, United States

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