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Svetlana Polikarpova

Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

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Overview

  • 3 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning Japanese, Spanish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Student
  • Master degree in International Busin...
  • From Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Become a better person) I am a newly graduate so I would like to find a good job with a great possibilities to travel)

ABOUT ME

I am very easy-going, friendly person who is always ready for new experience, new environment, new surroundings. I am very active and enthusiastic who is always engaged in some activities like hiking, scuba-diving, cycling, mount climbing, dancing etc. I love learning foreign languages and cultures and I think the best way to do so is communication. So I really enjoy meeting people, learning something new and sharing what I know and have.

PHILOSOPHY

Treat people the way you want to be treated. Be tolerant and respectful to every person despite his/her gender, nationality, interests, background.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I am a freshmen in CouchSurfing.

Interests

There are some activities that really keep me in a flow. They are Dancing (Salsa, Bachata), Communication (Language exchange, intercultural programs, international parties), Physical exercise and Trip Planning. I am losing a track of time when I am doing those things. I also like any kind of outdoor activities, singing and public speaking (although I am not very good at it). Contrary to all above mentioned I really love theaters, musicals, galleries, opera and museums. I also can spend forever watching masterpieces, art and onstage performance.

Music, Movies & Books

I like RnB/ Soul, Hip Hop, Pop and Latina music such as Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton, classical music and opera.
Currently reading a book on positive psychology. Also enjoy books on Health, Fitness, Nutrition and Well-being. Read a lot of Business related books on Marketing, Social media, Advertisement, Business strategy and Communication.
As for movies, I like comedies, romantic and family movies, cartoons, musicals.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

1. Sea life!... I am not a good swimmer but I overcame the fear of the ocean and tried scuba-diving. I am still just beginner in diving but I have got a license already and not afraid of deep water anymore. It's an amazing experience, so inspiring and recharging.
2. During my Hawaii's trip i swam with sharks and dolphins. The dolphins were much more exciting because I could touch them, play and feed them while sharks kept me all the time tensed.
3. Mt. Fuji climbing... It was a tough trip which took 7.5 hours to get to the top and 3.5 hours to come back. But the emotions and feelings I had when I was watching sunset and sunrise above the clouds on the top of the highest and one of the most famous mountains in the Japan and in the world were amazing.

Teach, Learn, Share

Open-minded, positive and talkative people with a big smile and a big heart.

Countries I've Visited

China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Russian Federation, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Japan, Russian Federation, Singapore, United States

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