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Overview

  • 21 references 10 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Bengali, Bangla, English, French, Hindi; learning Dutch, Russian, Urdu
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2015
  • Dreamer/Writer/Journalist
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

To put into few words, I'm queer, spiritual and a dreamer at heart. I am passionate about travel, knowledge and experiencing what the world has to offer.

I am frequently travelling for work and not necessarily through Couchsurfing, but this is a great community of travellers.
I haven't been an extremely active member in the Couchsurfing community since my travel to Europe but I hope to get reconnected to this amazing community.
I work as a freelance journalist and researcher and I'm also moving to Groningen to study an MA in International Security and would love to meet locals, tips/suggestions for bars etc.

I’m also available on Instagram @verslunivers

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I look forward to meeting people from all over the world and sharing with them. I hope to find hosts and friends around the Netherlands and the world.

I'm also looking for people to practice my French with, so that's always great for me si tu parle français !

Interests

Music, art, poetry, life.
Creative self expression.
Feminism, anarchism.
Spirituality, mysticism.
Yoga enthusiast & certified yoga teacher

Music, Movies, and Books

Trip hop, psymbient,world music,classic rock etc. I especially love exploring new genres and listening to music from whichever part of the world I’m currently in.

Some of my favourite (mainstream) films are Waking Life, Pi, Tree of Life, the Matrix trilogy, V for Vendetta, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Requiem for a Dream.Apart from these I like the genres of French Nouvelle Vague, Soviet Films, Iranian cinema.

Books of poetry (mostly any kind), books on the human psyche, dystopia, mysticism, spirituality . Favourite poets/authors: Rumi, Arthur Rimbaud, Aldous Huxely, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Sartre, J. Krishnamurti, Arundhati Roy, Gorky, Dostoevski.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Watched the Northern Lights on the edge of the Artic Circle in a village in Russia.

Teach, Learn, Share

I would love to learn about different cultures, few greetings in your language and also about different ways of living.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I am very enthusiastic to learn about different cultures and I could paint you something or paint with you. I can also offer some basic lessons on yoga, or any of the languages i know!
If there are enough spices available, I could also cook you something traditional.
:)

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, India, Netherlands, Russian Federation

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