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Valeria Verkhovskaia

Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

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Overview

  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Finnish, Russian; learning French, Spanish
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Student
  • No education listed
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To pack for the Interrail!

ABOUT ME

Hi,
I'm Russian girl living in Finland, studying cognitive science in University of Helsinki. I usually don't consider myself as a spontaneous person, but at the end of the day I notice that I am, kind of. I like dancing, adventures and seeing my friends and my boyfriend and experience new things with them. I also like hiking and riding my bike, and I'm always starting or quitting jogging. :D I'm into different languages and practicing them by talking with people from abroad.

PS. I asked my friend, her words to describe me: "a purring cutie".

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Right now I can't host, sorry, but I can help you getting around in my city (at least try, I'm a bit busy at the moment). (: I'm leaving to Europe in couple of weeks, Interreil, so maybe hoping for some friendly couch (:

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Nothing yet, eager for the experience (:

Interests

- All things beautiful, meaning whatever, places, architecture, art, cats, people, nature...
- All things yummy of course, like ice cream, chocolate etc.
- travelling and experiencing new places.
- Dancing, especially latin dances.

Music, Movies & Books

Ooh there are too many...
Movies:
Fifth element, In the mood for love, Hable con ella, Rainman, Zivot Je Cudo, Arizona Dream, One flew over the cuckoo's nest, Amélie, Green Mile etc...
Music:
Pink Floyd, Nautilus Pompilius, Melnitsa, The Beatles, Apocalyptica, Ismael Serrano, CMX, Aventura, Tokamadera, Gotan project, some movie soundtracks etc...
Books:
I haven't been reading much lately, but I enjoy magic realism literature like One Hundred Years of Solitude and The Master and Margarita.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

This is kind of a cliché, but definitely on of the most awesome moments was being on Machu Picchu at eight in the morning.

Teach, Learn, Share

What could I teach? Ehm, maybe standing on your hands? Some latin dance moves? :D

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Estonia, France, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Peru, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine

Countries I've Lived In

Finland, Russian Federation

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