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Overview

  • 40 references 28 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian; learning German, Spanish
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • theatre person, project manager in Left Bank Theatre
  • Kyiv University of Theatre, Cinema and TV
  • From Kyiv, Kyiv city, Ukraine
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About Me

Hey awesome people!
Welcome to Ukraine! 🇺🇦

Special for you I made an Instagram account about Ukraine and Kyiv beside, named "How to survive in Ukraine";) Be careful humor! 😄
So you don't need scroll tones of messages in CS or ask google where to go or what to eat, just follow it⬇

https://instagram.com/how_to_survive_in_ukraine?igshid=17uo78wfpjxwk

I don't plan to make money on it, just give some tips and help travelers to see another side of my country. Now there are only few posts, but I will warmly appreciate it if you'd like it!

Thanks!
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Привіт and hello!

I'm Olia, just a theatre person and traveler.
I like to meet people with their own philosophy.

I speak Ukrainian and I LOVE this language. I never switch to Russian, at least it's the one language person speaks. If you don't speak Ukrainian - English will be the best choice)

If you assume I can be a good guide, you are definitely right!
Please, If you want to meet up, don't write "Kiev" (it's a mistake from russian transliteration).
Kyiv - is correct!

Have a great time in the capital of Ukraine!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love to be beside crazy, fun, interesting people. And I've found them here.
Thanx, CS.

Interests

travel, theatre, journalism, books, interesting places, postcards, walking, italian food, movies, cats, plays, sweets, ukulele, bikes

  • cats
  • books
  • italian food
  • movies
  • music
  • mountains
  • travel
  • art
  • theatre
  • postcards
  • old movies
  • folkmusic
  • ethnic things

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Okean Elzy, Eels, Queen, AnnenMayKantereit, Dakh Daughters, Dakhabrakha, Vivienne Mort, Lumineers, Katzenjammer, Of monsters and men, Postman, Один в каное

Books: 1984, Jane Eyre, Stranger, Hamlet, Death's tango, Звірослов, all from Eric Emmanuel Schmitt

Movies: Spotlight, Interstellar, Chorus, Amelie, Awakenings, Imitation game, Sherlock, Interstate 60, Leap year, The dead poet's society, The Help, Friends, all from Wes Anderson, The Captain Fantastic

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

This happened in Berlin, in a suburb train. Me and my friend could't understand how to get to our host. I asked some sad guy about the way, but he was too shy to answer. He told he doesn't know. Then I've asked a girl in headphones. She didn't know also.
I’d decided to share with them my mandarines and... In 5 minutes they’d decided to cooperate and help us to find a way to our host.
At the end of our journey he asked her number.
I hope they are still together.

Another thing:
I've been to Ireland in 2020! That was my childhood dream and will stay it forever.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share with you some acting secrets, travel life hacks and I can entertain you speaking like a very old grandma.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can show you my native city and teach you some beautiful ukranian words.
And I know where you can get amazing coffee and cheap delicious food in Kyiv.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, England, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Poland, Ukraine

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