Monika Pietrasik's Photo

Verified Profile

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

Wants to Meet Up

  • 23% response rate
  • Last login about 5 hours ago

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

Overview

  • 68 References 49 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Polish
  • 22, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • student, traveler,jounalist, coffeholic, sportwoman, hitc...
  • Handong Global University
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

My motto - "To Travel is to live"
My name is Monika. I come from Poland. I am 22. I am student of journalism and social communication. The first important thing: I am addicted to travel. I have been studying in Romania, Turkey, South Korea. Currently, I just back from my hitchhiking trip to Iran. If you wanna meet up in Katowice, let me know ! I can show you the city around. I love adventures, challenges and "crossing border" Impossible is Nothing ! I enjoy my life and try new things ;) I do not regret I have done, worse would be regret chance which I did not take. Meeting new people, places give me super extra energy and motivation to life. During journey I discover what's the sense of my life. I feel fulifillemt. I try to draw inspiration from every person. All obstacles whcich I meet on my way create myself, my personality and just makes me stronger. I admire people who are independent and brave. I love people who has passion and want to do something more. One important rule of my trips : I do not travel just for beautiful views and awesome destinations, I look for something more, I wanna see all colours of life also this white and black (which sometimes are hard to understand for our generation) I wanna see more, discover more and explore more and more :) I am person who is goal-orientated I know what I want to from my life and I just do it and have fun !

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I am on coachsurfing because as I said I love to meet new people, culture, tradition. I travel by low-budget cost. Coachsurfing is the most useful tool to do that. Discover places with local people is much more fun and give me more satisfaction. I can understand more culture and mentality of citizens. Defenitely tourism group tours are not for me. One of the essential part of my travel are people which create my memories not just place !

Interests

I have a lot of hobbies and I am still open for new interests. My favorite: sport, travel, psychology, journalism. My major is related with journalism so I like to write articles about travel and take pictures. I used to play volleyball in sport club for 7 years. Curently I changed a bit my "direction" I try to all new kinds of activities. I started to be more interested in an extreme sport like climbing, skydiving or scuba diving. I like jogging and all team games.

  • culture
  • books
  • folklore
  • marathon
  • clubbing
  • traveling
  • cars
  • drawing
  • survival
  • scuba diving
  • skydiving
  • sports
  • rock climbing
  • volleyball
  • emergency services
  • journalism
  • psychology
  • tourism
  • hitchhiking
  • tours
  • mountains

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Accomplished:
1. Skydive 4000 m below Earth
2. Full Course Marathon 42,195 km in 4 h 37 minutes in South Korea
3. 3 days of survival with trekking in the jungle - Thailand
4. Hithchiking to Bangkok faster than bus ;)
5. The highest top of polish mountains Rysy
6. Ate the Sannkji (alive octopus)
7. Hitchhiking in 5 people 80 km with changing 6 times cars haha
8. Visited border with North Korea
9. Hitchhiking with Albanian police car
10. Made a tatoo during coachsurfing
11. Travel by hitchhiking with taxi and bus totally for free
12. Travel during my Erasmus exchange in Turkey JUST with 116 cars by hitchhiking.
13. Hitchhiking to Iran !
In Process:
1. Visit all continets
2. Hithchiking for 6 months
3. Write the book
4. Be famous
and many, many others !

What I Can Share with Hosts

Firstly I can share my smile Secondly I am open, sociable and easy going person. I wanna share my passion with others and also draw inspiration from others :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, North Korea, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine

Countries I’ve Lived In

Greece, Poland, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey

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