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  • 166 references 116 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning Arabic, Greek (modern), Serbian, Spanish, Turkish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Blogger, Videomaker, Writer,Traveller
  • From Russian Federation
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About Me

I'm Nikita Shakirov traveller from Russia, Moscow.
When I was 8 years truck hit me,I was in coma for one month, I should be died , God saved my life , after coma I started to live again and learn again how to walk , how to talk, later I dreamed about travel around the world, in 22 years old I started my travel around the world by hitchhiking .

In winter 2013 I traveled alone first time to Israel for 10 days.

In summer 2014 I start first big travel around Europe by hitch-hiking with 0$
Moscow- Belarus- Poland- Germany- Holland- Belgium - France- Spain- France- Slovenia-Serbia- Romania- Serbia- Bulgaria- Turkey- Georgia- Armenia - Georgia -Moscow

In autumn 2014 I start travel around Asia for 3 month alone by hitch-hiking with 300 $ in my pocket : Indonesia- Malaysia- Thailand- Cambodia- Vietnam- Laos- China- Hong-kong- Moscow.

In Summer -Autumn 2015 I start travel around Scandinavia by hitch-hiking: Russia- Saint Petersburg - Finland-Norway-Sweden-Norway-Sweden- Moscow.

28 July 2016 I started travel around USA and Mexico :

I visited 27 states of USA by hitchhiking and 3 states of Mexico for 7 Month's of travel

20 June 2017 I started travel around Balkans:

Montenegro-Albania-Macedonia-Greece- I lived 2 month on mountain Athos- Greece-Macedonia-Kosovo-Monenegro- Bosnia and Herzegovina-Serbia

25th of March 2018 I've bought ticket to Greece, spent 1 month in Mount Athos and then I've bought ticket from Greece to Dortmund for 35€, spent 7 days there , after I've bought for 180€ ticket from Dusseldorf to New York ( one way):
From New York I started again travel around USA by hitchhiking, already I've been N.Y.-NC-Georgia- Fl-SC and I came back to Asheville N.C. - Johnson City, Tennessee - West Virginia - Chicago- Memphis- Chicago- Minneapolis- Fargo- Bismarck- Billings - Bozeman-Spokane -Selah- Seattle - Portland- California - Arizona-Mexico and I came back to Greek orthodox monastery of Saint Anthony in Arizona.
In 2nd December 2018 I will fly from Phoenix to Cuba, I explored island of freedom for 22 days
27th December I came back to Moscow to visit my parents, 21th February 2019 I continued my travel- I've bought ticket to Tel Aviv- Spent 2 weeks in Jerusalem, traveled by Bus to Eilat , then Taba- 3 days in Dahab- by hitchhiking to Saint Katherine Monastery for 12 days, from there i traveled back to Eilat , I traveled through all Jordan to Jerusalem and from there I had flight to Greece 26th April, I spent 1 months in Mount Athos and journey goes on- Macedonia- Kosovo-Montenegro- Serbia...
I want travel by hitchhiking through all Europe till Portugal and from there to Morocco and Africa or to South America by boat through Atlantic Ocean.

I've met different nice and friendly people in my travels.
Love people and the world.
After my travel I want write a book and make road movie about monasteries, musicans, interesting people, life and travel around the world !


My travel blogs :


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My movie about America and Monastery of Saint Anthony in Arizona (2016-2017):

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Because I love to travel, meet interesting people, stay with them so i can learn something new about country, enjoy the culture of the country through people to discover something new, make new friends around the world.


My Interests is travel, hitchhiking, meet people, world, God, nature, forest, mountain, sun, music, bicycle, bmx ,motorcycle, snowboarding,photo,video,tattoos, surfing, books, movies, oldies times, culture, extreme, sport, my life.

  • animals
  • wildlife
  • writing
  • books
  • film making
  • traveling
  • music
  • punk music
  • rock music
  • reggae music
  • backpacking
  • surfing
  • hitchhiking
  • mountains
  • world
  • nature
  • freedom
  • adventure
  • people
  • sport
  • learning new things
  • ocean
  • countries
  • explore
  • old movies
  • wild
  • orthodox christianity

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Bob Dylan, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackberry Smoke , Social Distortion, Sublime, Rancid, Jamie T, The Gaslight Anthem, Ann Beretta, Hot Water Mucic, Chuck Ragan, Tim Barry, Ryan Bingham, The Replacements, Foo Fighters, Strike Anywhere, American Aquarium, Rocky Votolato, Frank Turner, Beastie Boys, Current Swell, Mishka, The Beautiful Girls, Long Beach Dub Allstars, The Roots, Mos Def, Marvin Gaye
Movies: Back to the Future, Soul Surfer, into the wild, The Drifter, Road Trip, Dumb and Dumber.
Books: Dharma Bums, Into the wild

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I tavel by hitch-hiking around the world for 6 years with 300$ per month.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach Russian language ,Russian culture and History, I wiil tell a lot of stories about my travels and I like to inspired people, also I play Harmonica 7 years.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Good Vibration, Fun, inspiration, friendship
Nice time and true story's about my travels.
Also I could be your photographer:)

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Russian Federation, Sweden, United States

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