Shivan Sito

Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

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  • Fluent in Arabic, English, Kurdish; learning Persian (Farsi), Polish, Turkish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • MA in Economics, Freelance Photographer & Translator
  • College of Languages
  • From Erbil, Erbil, Iraq
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About Me


Studying in Warsaw


easy-going, friendly, open-minded, a bit introvert


"madness is rare in individuals, but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule" Nietzsche

Why I’m on Couchsurfing



I met and hosted many couchsurfers (from Singapore, USA, Netherlands, Germany, UK, Turkey, Iran, Poland, France, Bulgaria, Lebanon), surfed by couchsurfers in France, Sweden, Czech & Turkey.


Photography, reading, traveling, hiking, camping, cooking, football, media, movies, music, boarding games, and politics :)

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Drama, Crime, Romance..etc (like: Life is Beautiful, The Shawshank Redemption, Saving Private Ryan, Godfather, Rear Window 1954, Psycho, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Crash, Before Sunrise, La haine, El Mariachi, Goodfellas, Full Metal Jacket, Hotel Rwanda, Yol, Unfaithful, Fargo, No Country For Old Men, Reservoir Dogs, Taxi Driver, The Mist, The Pianist, The Departed, Pulp Fiction, Memento, Django Unchained)

Music: I like most kind of music, especially Kurdish, Arabic, oriental music, classic music.
Books: Literature, philosophy, history

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Walking with an American photojournalist for two hours at midnight in a very dangerous mountainous area on the Iraq-Iran border, maybe it's not amazing though, it was more scary :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you something about photography and how to take photos.
Can teach you Kurdish or Arabic.
I want to learn anything interesting :)
I would like to share ideas and thoughts with other people.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Iraq, Poland

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