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  • 211 References 98 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • art historian, journalist, teacher, guide, drummergirl
  • Russian Academy of Fine Arts
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About Me

Hi there! As you see, I am quite an active couchsurfer: I host and surf a lot, and this project takes a large part in my life.
I am an easygoing girl who loves learning the new things. I learn something every day and I like when I can learn something from the couchsurfers too.
I love music, books, art and architecture and if you are into history and culture, you are very welcome to stay with me.
I recently started playing drums and it became one of my biggest passions!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing



Gustavo Furlanetto - Balneario Camboriu, Brazil
Tina Nowak - Meissen, Germany

Marcin Mańkowski - Lublin, Poland
Marcin Margol - Lublin, Poland
LUIZ H C VALDA - Manaus, Brazil
Andrea Gonzalez - Medellin, Colombia
Marcos Resende - Brasilia, Brazil
Hiram Miller - Brasilia, Brazil
Dela Sawatzki - Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Yessica Hoyos - Bogota, Colombia
Hardik Shah - San Jose, United States

Ivana Cekovic - Podgorica, Montenegro
Sandra Obradovic - Podgorica, Montenegro
Michael SANS - Caen, France
Pino Chiodi - Turin, Italy
Fabio Oliveira - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Christian Bjork - Lima, Peru
Jakub Pilch - Warsaw, Poland
Saidi Fogarty - Lancashire, United Kingdom

Sarah Skoric - Antwerp, Belgium
Sam Golland - New Jersey, United States
Rishabh Jhol - New Delhi, India
Margarita.Summer - Sevastopol, Crimea
Marina Ozerova - Kiev, Ukraine
Eugeny Alexeev - Stuttgart, Germany
Peirce Yip - Singapore, Singapore
Verina Telling - Rockingham, Australia
Nina Luo - Beijing, China

Natali Lipovka - Vitsyebsk, Vitsyebsk Region, Belarus
Nikita Meshkantsou - Mahilyow, Mahilyow Region, Belarus
Kamil Galeev -Moscow, Russia
Alyona Morozova - Moscow, Russia
Anaelle Durand - Hénansal, Brittany, France
Meng Zhao - Orange , California , United States
Juan Veiga - Montevideo, Uruguay
Eduardo Veiga - Montevideo, Uruguay
Olya K. - Prague, Czech Republic
Brendan M. O'Sullivan - Castelroy, Limerick, Ireland

Lisa Fanget - Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Anna Dittmann - Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Agustin Saez - Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina
Asta Maskataviciute - Vilnius, Vilniaus apskritis, Lithuania
Benjamin Posty - Montbéliard, Franche-Comté, France
Asia&Pawel Jablonscy - Piła, wielkopolskie, Poland

Adelina Ashimova - Kazan, Tatarstan, Russian Federation


Joanna Ostaszewska - Warsaw, Poland
Anna Oller - Torun, Poland
Waldemar Mazur - Gdansk, Poland
Aleksandra Lasota - Poznan, Poland
Tomasz Barański - Poznan, Poland
Paulina Muszynska - Wroclaw, Poland
Kuba Matraj - Krakow, Poland
Dorota Pomykacz - Krakow, Poland
FUN-TOM - Lublin, Poland

Neus Maronas - Barcelona, Spain
David Martinez - Barcelona, Spain
Siqiang Yang - Barcelona, Spain
Susanna Ayllón - Cassa de la Selva (Girona), Spain
Kristof Hongsermeier - Magdeburg, Germany
Philipp Koch - Halberstadt, Germany
Ferdinand Mirow - Goslar, Germany
Bianka Siewert - Halle (Saale), Germany
Dan Giersdorf - Halle (Saale), Germany
skrid_5691 - Eisenach, Germany
Eugeny Alexeev - Stuttgart, Germany

Amelie Marandet - Paris, France
Reb Trellu - Paris, France
Nicolas Méreau - Paris, France
Stephanie Crossley - Paris, France
Pierluigi C. - Milano, Italy
Ilaria Patara - Siena, Italy
Pierre Lebrin - Florence, Italy
Kaila Medina - Florence, Italy
Chase Kranich - Florence, Italy
Roberto Cimarrusti - Palazzolo Sull'Oglio, Italy
Milena Silvestraviciute - Kaunas, Lithuania
Tero Paivarinta - St. Julian's, Malta
Leo Zleo - Mellieha, Malta
Sergiu Condac - Bugibba, Malta
Iulia Bistrean - Bugibba, Malta
Gary Beal - Sliema, Malta
Indre + Andrius Gl - Kaunas, Lithuania

Antonio Carlos Sandoval Pedro - Sao Paulo, Brazil
Marcos Resende – Brasilia, Brazil
Marcelo B B Silva – Salvador, Brazil
Gabriel Marques da Rocha – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bruno Faria Alves – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fernanda Farias – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Higor Pereira – Sao Paulo, Brazil
Thierry Dussuet – Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Roberto Cipollone - Venice, Italy
Maria Grazia Galeano – Vicenza, Italy
Marina Sorina – Verona, Italy
Alessandro Odorico – Mestre, Italy
Maria Jyrisson – Tallinn, Estonia

CRISTIANIA - Leeds, England
Murray Edscer - Leeds, England
Colin and Katrina - Lincoln, England
Foteini Nikiforos - London, England
jason_in_camden - London, England
cheskas - London, England
tony Austin - Weedon Bec, England
Anthony Border - Cambridge, England
Jon Roads - Shepton Mallet, England
Caesar Thwabi - Dublin, Ireland
Peter M. Buchanan - Glendalough, Ireland
Gerard Wallace - Limerick, Ireland
Aaron Brody - Galway, Ireland

Maria Shmeleva - Tver, Tver, Russia

STOBORNE - Moscow, Moscow, Russian Federation
Andreas - Wien, Wien, Austria
RAINBOWBODY4ME - Wien, Wien, Austria
Felix Hafner - Wien, Wien, Austria


Art, music, drums, history, travels, vintage things, nostalgia, photography, journalism, fashion and history of fashion, football, dances, languages, 60s and 70s, postcards, dreaming.

  • arts
  • literature
  • architecture
  • photography
  • music
  • drums
  • blues
  • hiking
  • history
  • journalism
  • languages
  • mountains
  • grunge
  • bossa-nova
  • romanesque
  • jack white
  • self-education

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: All films of Woody Allen, Pianist, Shindler's List, Horx de Prix, Midnight in Paris, La Vita e' Bella, Almost Famous, Pulp Fiction, Intouchables.

Music: it's the most difficult part. Music is my main passion: I listen to music all the time, and almost everyone who knows me could say that I am a music geek. Well, I love blues most of all, blues rock, grunge and garage, art rock, psychedelic rock, some of folk rock of 60s and beginning of 70s (actually I am fond of 1960-70s culture in general), jazz, Brazilian jazz and bossa-nova, and surely classic music which is immortal.

Books: I like reading different kinds of books: sometimes "intellectual", sometimes not so much. I prefer literature of XX century but read contemporary and of much recent time too. I also love biographies and memoirs of people I adore (especially of rock musicians). In my flat there are hundreds and hundreds of books in different languages.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

August 2010: I went out alone for 2-days hiking in mountains in the Crimea (Ukraine) without anything - special clothes or shoes, food, water. It was not deliberately and dangerous but unforgettable!
And that was my third time on the Crimea peninsula, so I actually visited plenty of places there and NOT fed up! :-)

September 2010: First CS-experience of surfing done in Poland!

May 2011: Travel to Spain. My host in Girona (Spain) took me and her other surfers with her car and we traveled the whole day around small and unique Catalan towns and villages.

May 2011: Saw FC Barcelona team players from about 5 meters far...

August 2011: 2-weeks travel through Saxony-Anhalt and Lower Saxony (Germany), visiting unknown towns, villages and monasteries. Speaking only German :-)

February 2012: Got frozen in Paris... But to see winter Paris the way Ernest Hemingway does was unforgettable.

March 2012: Architectural conference in Florence and living in the very center of this (one of my most favorite) town.

August 2012: Travel to Malta. Swimming in the caves of Comino and Gozo, lying on the back and watching the massive mountain above me. First jump from the rock with my host Leo: it was scary and awesome at the same time.

March 2013: First travel outside of Europe, first time I crossed the ocean an equator by plane, first time swam in the ocean (Atlantic). It was an amazing travel to Brazil! And another great architectural conference.

May 2013: Art Biennale in Venice and visiting it as a journalist. Traveling to many places in Veneto region was my dream since childhood.

June 2013: June 1 - journey..I'd say voyage organized by one great Venetian CSr Michele. We traveled by motor boat from one island to another, visited the workshop of his friends glass-blowers and met many amazing people. The day finished with a wonderfully delicious dinner made by his friends.

July-August 2014: 39-days traveling around the UK and staying in London for many-many days. And I have visited the incredible amount of beautiful places in England and attended the biggest in England and one of the biggest in Europe congress (on medieval studies). Unforgettable motorbike trip with Tony to Wales. The best trip I've ever done!

All the routes around my native country:
Golden Ring of Russia, Karelia, Onega and Ladoga Lakes, Novgorod the Great, Pskov and Izborsk, Moscow, Staraya Ladoga.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you russian language, and also all which is connected with world art and architecture.

foreign languages
different style of dancing
I want to get experience of hitch-hiking, so I look for person (-s) who can teach me :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Vatican City State, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Russian Federation, Ukraine

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