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Overview

  • 6 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning German
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • No occupation listed
  • No education listed
  • From Saint-Petersburg
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

don't write memoirs, write fairy-tails instead

ABOUT ME

A year ago I left my hometown, Saint-Petersburg, and my motherland, Russia, to see the country I believed everyone has to see at least once in their life, USA. I was going to spend summer here and therefore had just a small backpack with a couple of t-shirts and shorts with me. But for some reason I stayed and I'm still in US not really planning to go back.
Changing my life completely appeared to be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding and fascinating things I've ever been through. And this is where the magic begins.

PHILOSOPHY

If something looks impossible for you, it just means that you are scared of trying it.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've hosted back in Russia and surfed in the US. And it has been great so far!

Interests

photography, piano playing, snowboarding, traveling, painting, longboarding

  • photography
  • traveling
  • painting
  • magic
  • piano
  • backpacking
  • snowboarding

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Radiohead, The Doors, Depeche Mode, Xploding Plastix, The Velvet Underground, Nina Simone, Neil Young, Swod, Portishead, Sigur Ros, Baths, Plaid, Bjork, Beirut, Tunng, Modest Mouse, The Decemberists, CocoRosie, Menomena, PJ Harvey, and many many others.

Books: Vladimir Nabokov "Lolita" and "Camera Obscura", George Orwell "1984", Ken Kesey "One flew over the cuckoo's nest", Milan Kundera "The unbearable lightness of being", Anthony Burgess "A clockwork orange", Homer "The Illiad" e.t.c.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Crossed the whole Russia in 4 days.
Spontaneously moved to USA.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Russian Federation, Ukraine

Countries I’ve Lived In

Russian Federation, United States

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