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Nerina Sivonjic

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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Overview

  • 17 Positive References
  • Fluent in Bosnian, English, French; learning Arabic, Dutch
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • non-profit
  • Political Science, French, Linguisti...
  • From Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina / PA, the United States
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

ABOUT ME

I am easygoing, love meeting people from all over, learning new things.. especially about languages and all that is human communication.Love trying new foods, but I refuse to eat anything slimy or alive. Oysters, for example. It just won't go down, I've tried.I don't smoke (anything) and like to drink occasionnally (wine, preference for young red wines). Love physical activities and miss being able to get to most locations by foot in Paris. CouchSurfing has been great so far, and I love the interesting people I've met along the way. I hope to travel farther in the coming months and years and cross paths with more amazing individuals.

PHILOSOPHY

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after - Henry David Thoreau

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I like attending events in the cities I visit, language exchanges, meeting up with travelers for coffee and/or showing them around town if I am free.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Great way to meet people who are just as curious about the world as you are.

Interests

Linguistics and cognitive psychology, traveling, singing, listening to music

Music, Movies & Books

My tastes vary periodically but I like listening to a bit of everything, classical music, jazz manouche, the white lies, the strokes, the radio dept, gotye, 90s grunge classics, the do, etc..Little Miss Sunshine, Sideways, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless mind is one of my favorites; the Conspirator, les Intouchables, the Diving Bell and the Butterfly, win wenders's Wings of DesireSmile or Die (Erhenreich), Jacques le Fataliste (Diderot), When Nietzche Wept (Yalom)..

One Amazing Thing I've Done

One of the most amazing things has been acquiring the capacity to perceive, experience the world through the eyes of the Other: learning 'foreign' languages.

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Croatia, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, France, Netherlands, United States

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