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Born in the Ukraine - have lived in New York, Texas, Toronto, Berlin.
Back to life after 2 years of on and off backpacking. Trying to focus on work but still can't help but keep my travel bug fed by exploring this great island (Long Island) and city (NYC) whenever I can, in which even I myself, after 18 years, am still just a tourist.
Live life while you have the life you were given.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Unfortunately I stay with my family between travels so I cannot host until I settle a bit. I love meeting surfers for "coffee" and like to think of myself as a bit of a tour guide. I think I do pretty well, or maybe my surfers and friends are really good liars ; ).
I've been hosted in Spain, Australia, France, Hong Kong, Argentina, Peru and Italy and I have yet to have a negative experience. All the connections I've made have been full on, real and lasting. It's a disease and addiction and I hope it only gets worse : D .
Sculpting, painting, cooking, eating, travel, language, costume making, toys and much much more.
Music, Movies, and Books
The Four Agreements, Shambalah: The Path of Warriorship, The Power of Now
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
How can I pick one???
Ok, I'll go with:
being welcomed into a Malay wedding in Penang, while randomly passing by and observing the whole ceremony.
I'll have to tell you the rest when I meet you.
Teach, Learn, Share
Russian language. Recipies - of all kinds. Art techniques. Tid bits about the places I've been to and lived in.