Jon Smilow

Moscow, Moscow City, Russia

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  • teaching English and fulfilling other English language ne...
  • Bachelors in Political Science, then some Law School but ...
  • From Smithtown, Long Island, NY, USA
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About Me


I've been in Russia for five years and no plans on going back home. Very easy-going and looking for new, and unusual experiences. I never like to settle down and live a repetitive type of life, that's why i dropped out of law school and moved to Russia. It's changed my life for the better and allowed me to travel a lot more esp. in Eastern Europe, but I'd like to check out Asia as well.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Usually try to meet up with others when travelling. Starting to host again though.


My couchsurfing experiences thus far, as a host and guest, have been excellent. I'm often too busy to host but will do it whenever I can.


sports(watching, playing), clubbing and various nightlife activities, good dining/drinking experiences and whatever's good in where I'm going. In general chilling with interesting people, reading, learning about things.

Music, Movies, and Books

Listen to mostly Rap(old school, Immortal Technique, Russian underground), but I'm also into anything else different /interesting and some classic rock stuff
Read: big fan of Hemingway, have been reading mostly classic russian stuff recently-"Master and Margherita" was great. Also travel/political books-"Balkan Ghosts" I would recommend to anyone

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Russian Federation, United States

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