Laura Bohigas

Girona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Fluent in Catalan, Valencian, English, Russian, Spanish; learning Chinese (Simplified), French, Polish, Romanian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • I studied slavic philology, now I work as a guide in a sp...
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  • From Girona, Catalunya!
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About Me


living a simple life


I'm from Girona, but I lived in Barcelona over 10 years. I'm catalan. I like eastern-europe countries, specially Balkan, specially Srbija. I don't know why, so please don't ask me why

I like words in all their shapes and colours. In language, in literature, in music, in the mouth of other people. I love the words. I write too much, all the time

I'm usually quiet, I don't like to have to do the things quickly, just relax and take it easy, please.. I love to go for a coffee with friends, I always have time for it

I'm very lucky, because I love the life that I have

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


For now, helping with the translation of the site into Catalan..


When I host someone I like to spend time with him/her, and the same when someone hosts me


Literature, movies, music, languages, history, geography, astronomy.... this seems very general, but the true is that i have loads of curiosity and i'm always changing interests. In this specific moment, i follow an on-line course of music (highly recommended, by the way, check it in Open yale courses), another of global history, i go to classes of romanian literature from XIX century, and i watch classic movies when i have time (last one: gone with the wind)

Music, Movies, and Books

Films: Trainspotting, Underground, Amelie, BigFish, Life of Brian, Memento, Beauty&Beast..
Music: Ska, Metal, Pop, everything (System of a Down, Extremoduro, Yann Tiersen, Gogol Bordello, Antònia Font, Mendetz, Mozart, Albert Pla, ..)
Books: The Perfum, Irving Welsh, Bukowsky, Bontempelli, Ivo Andric, Jaroslav Hasek, Karel Capek, Aleksandar Hemon, Navokov, Dovlatov, Herbert, Kadare,.... Platonov and his great book: Chevengur!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Once I had to explain to a man that it was not possible to go from Russia to New York by foot.
In my 25th birthday, a dead bird felt in front of me. I still don't know what does it mean.

Teach, Learn, Share

Love to speak about diferent culture, geography, history... I can teach you about my culture and hope you can teach me about yours
I have tried to teach catalan and spanish also. I don't know if I'm very good on it, but people ask me to repeat :P

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, Moldova, Russian Federation, Serbia, Spain

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