Lilian Arruda's Photo

Unverified Profile

  • Payment not verified
  • Phone not verified
  • Government ID not verified
  • Address not verified

Not Accepting Guests

  • Last login almost 4 years ago

Join Couchsurfing to see Lilian’s full profile. It’s free!


  • 0 references
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning French, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Graduated Journalist. Currently working as Director of Co...
  • No education listed
  • From Brasília, Brazil
  • Profile 70% complete

About Me


Learn. Live. Grow.


My passport will say Brazilian, my soul will shout the world.
I'm passionate about new cultures and learnings, and I like to get myself out of the comfort zone.
I've been volunteering in 3 different countries, working with people from more than 10 nationalities.

I learned that storytelling is about connecting dots.
You choose the facts of your life and start drawing the lines - here and ther - till have your final draw.

It's up to you which ones will be dots you want to connect, the experiences you want to spread into the world. What you want to give back.

I've been in amazing places, working with unique people, having enriching experiences.
I also faced dangerous situations and great disappointments.
But is the end, is the final draw that counts, and I'm pretty sure I already have a good collection to expose :)

Right or wrong, nobody knows where this road will take.
But if I tell you more about the pleasure of the ride,
It worth trying, till the end.


1. No drama.
2. Take the ownership of your choices.
3. Make all experiences remarkable.
4. There's always something new to learn.


Photography, Communication, Social Work, travelling.

  • culture
  • photography
  • festivals
  • traveling
  • drawing
  • camping
  • social work
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Mr. Nobody; Fight Club; Spirited Away; Moulin Rouge; 500 days of summer; La Piel Que Habito;
Books: The Catcher in The Rye; The unbearable lightness of being; 1984;
Music: my preferrences do not block me of trying something new :)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Teach brazilian culture to kids in Ukraine and watch sunset in Odessa.
Spend Carnival in Barranquilla and camp in Thayrona Park in Colombia.
Hare Krishna Festival and all sunsets in Mauritius, with indian songs comming from the tample as background.

Countries I’ve Visited

Portugal, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Colombia, Mauritius, Ukraine

Join Couchsurfing to see Lilian’s full profile. It’s free!

My Groups