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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.
Post-colonial literature and theory
Activism (feminist, anti-racist, pro-LGBTQ fights)
- avant-garde art
- classical music
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