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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning German
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • Student
  • Public Relations
  • From Sosnovy Bor, Leningrad Oblast, Russian Federation
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me

I'm an outgoing, nice and friendly person with a good sense of humour.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I think that there`s no better way to get to know a place than through its people, coz they always know what's worth doing or seeing in a city. Plus, hosts are generally awesome people with amazing interesting jobs and a global point of view which is really great as you can share such experience. I like to discuss music, literature, art, history, or international relations and couchsurfing gives a unique opportunity to do this with different people. Moreover, it`s cool to exchange travel stories.

Interests

Travelling, meeting new people, education, going to the gigs, hanging out with my friends, art, photography.

  • arts
  • literature
  • photography
  • education
  • traveling
  • music
  • teaching
  • history
  • international relations

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: I`m really into alternative and indie-rock music, plus I`m a huge fan of post-hardcore, post-rock and ambient. My favs: Arctic Monkeys, Placebo, Depeche Mode, Interpol, Arcade Fire, The National, Foals, Enter Shikari, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Smiths, Modest Mouse, Joy Division, Klaxons, Bloc Party, Linkin Park, Editors, RHCP, Kings of Leon, Explosions in the sky, God Is an Astronaut, Rosetta, The Killers, Oasis, Coldplay, Immanu El, 65daysofstatic, Sigur Ros, This Will Destroy You, Florence & the Machine, Parkway Drive, Touche Amore, La Dispute, Architects, Bring Me The Horizon, Amity Affliction, Norma Jean, Daft Punk, A Day to Remember, A Place to Bury Strangers, Alt-J, Daughter and many others.

Movies: As for the movies I can truely say that I`m a cinemaholic coz I warship all genres from oldschool noir movies ( for instance, Sunset Blvd., Chinatown with young Jack Nicholson, The Maltese Falcon) to sci-fi films. These are the ones that impressed me the most: Breakfast Club, Enternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Scott Pilgrim vs the world, Star Wars, films with Ryan Gosling, movies by Woody Allen, Lars von Trier, David Lynch.

TV shows: Doctor Who, Dexter, Community, Arrested Development, F.R.I.E.N.D.S., Breaking bad, Adventure time, Gravity Falls,Rick and Morty, American Horror Story, Fargo, Game of Thrones, True Detective, Justified

Books: classic russian and foreign literature.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I volunteered at the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympic games. It was a really amazing experience as I met loads of extraordinary, interesting, smart and wonderful people.

Countries I’ve Visited

England, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Sweden, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Russian Federation

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