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Overview

  • 38 References 27 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Polish, Spanish; learning Arabic (North Levantine), Russian
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Teacher of German as a foreign language
  • MA Liguistics
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About Me

A vegan feminist who loves languages and loves to travel.
I work as teacher of German as a foreign language and I love my job. In my free time I like to travel, see the world, learn new languages (at the moment Syrian Arabic and Russian) and practice them travelling.

"There were never any good old days, they are today, they are tomorrow. It's a stupid thing we say, cursing tomorrow with sorrow."
Gogol Bordello

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I've had some very amazing experiences through CS. I met so many great people, and made some true friends.

Also some very nice people around the world offered me:
An air bed in Amsterdam. A floor in Amsterdam. A bed in Paris. A mattress in Barcelona. A bed in Barcelona. A floor in Barcelona. A couch in Berlin. A comfy carpet in Almaty, Kazakhstan. A whole flat in Almaty! A mattress in Dublin. An air bed in Los Angeles. An air bed in Harbin, China. A mattress and a bed in Lisbon. An airbed in Wroclaw. A mattress in Vilnius. A camp bed in Riga. A sleeping mat and a tent in Helsinki and Nuuksio national park! A whole room and bed in Kiel, Germany.

And I hosted some very nice people from Ireland, Switzerland, Germany, Israel, the USA, Argentina, Sweden, Poland and Thailand! :)

Apart from the nice people I met through CS without hosting/being hosted.

Interests

my passion..
travelling, hitchhiking, living in foreign countries, learning foreign languages, alternative places rather than tourist sites,

my free time..
cycling, reading, writing, watching good films, outdoor cinemas, roller coasters, water slides, flea markets, concerts, moshpits, festivals, karaoke, cooking vegan food, baking vegan cakes

  • animals
  • writing
  • concerts
  • festivals
  • womens rights
  • dining
  • cooking
  • beer
  • vegan
  • drinking
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • karaoke
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • camping
  • surfing
  • anthropology
  • languages
  • hitchhiking

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSIC
Slipknot, Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Deftones, Crosses, Teamsleep, Mudvayne, King Crimson, Peaches, Silverchair, 36 Crazyfists, Enter Shikari, Bob Marley, The Cure, David Bowie, The Doors, Seeed, Sean Paul, Depeche Mode, M.I.A., Gogol Bordello, Nine Inch Nails, A Perfect Circle, Tool, Muse, Daft Punk, Justice, Burial, Portishead, Protest the Hero, Faith No More, Atari Teenage Riot, Glassjaw, Panama Picture, Björk, Sigur Ros, Buena Vista Social Club, trashy 80s and 90s stuff,...and so on and so forth

FILMS
donnie darko, oldboy, nowhere, detroit rock city, leon, kill bill, revolutionary road, eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, ken park, into the wild, lucky#slevin, the chumsrubber, planet terror, district 9, inception, martyrs, new kids turbo, borat, ...

some of my favourite books:
Tobias O. Meißner - Hiobs Spiel
Bret Easton Ellis - American Psycho
Douglas Rushkoff - Exstasy Club
Chuck Palahniuk - Haunted
Kōshun Takami - Battle Royale
Richard Bachmann - The Long Walk

non-fiction: everything about life in other countries and language

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sleeping under the Milkyway in a Kazakh village with no disturbing street lights

Sleeping on the Great Wall during the Chinese Moon Festival

Lived in 7 different countries in 2 years

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm from Germany, so If you like I can teach you how to open a beer bottle with any random object. We learn it in kindergarten. ;)

What I Can Share with Hosts

I would be happy to teach you some German, if you like. Or cook some vegan food :)

I'm also always up for sharing some beers ;)

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Gibraltar, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom, United States

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