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Overview

  • 66 references 47 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian; learning English
  • 47, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Travel organizer
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  • From Kyiv, Kyiv city, Ukraine
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I believe travel is available for everyone. People should know that it may be cheap and fun :)
My dream to travel around the world. I have visited already 94 UN+ or 82 UN countries up to December of 2021

My FB page https://www.facebook.com/grigoriy.skoblo

ABOUT ME

I'm 47 and i live in Kiev.

I like traveling, nature and new cities/countries.. At home i prefer walking tourism by mountains, rivers and forests because Ukraine has richest different nature.

The same time i love to go sightseeing and study culture difference. And i'm looking for a new friends all around the world for communication and traveling :))

Now i spend most of time in travel, stay at home rarely and accept guests not often.

PHILOSOPHY

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I shared my couch when i started in 2009 and had private room. Then times changed and i didn't accept guests for years but now they're very welcome to my place again :)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosted few times and was being a guest dozens :)

Interests

I like travelliving and i collect countries as well :))
Life is so short and Earth is so big.. I want to see it all

  • cooking
  • traveling
  • football
  • social media

Music, Movies, and Books

Books and movies about wisdom. How to treat your subconscious, soul, mind and body.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Paragliding in Goa, India
Starring as background actor in Kathmandu, Nepal
Driving a car during 10 days throughout Sri Lanka
Snorkeling with Nemo fish in Maldives
Swimming with whale sharks in Oslob, Philippines
1 week boat safari on Mahakam river, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Meditating for 2 weeks in buddhist monastery in Penang, Malaysia
Elephant safari in Ko Chang, Thailand
Offering food to monks in Luang Prabang, Laos
Zigzaging by small boat on Mekong river delta, Vietnam
Visiting floating village on Tonlesap lake, Cambodia
Riding a horse cart in Pyinoolwin, Myanmar
2 weeks free camping in Hong Kong
Walking on glass bridge in China
Flying on air balloon in Cappadocia, Turkey
Watching whole night how big turtles make a nest and lay eggs on the beach, Oman
Listening music&light fountain show in Dubai, UAE
Jeep safari and overnight stay in Wadi Ram desert, Jordan
3 weeks only couchsurfing (no hotels/hostels) throughout Iran
Touching the world largest megalithic stone in Baalbek, Lebanon
Following the footsteps of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem, Israel
Crossing the only one country border checkpoint in downtown of capital in Nicosia, Cyprus/Northern Cyprus
Scuba diving in Hurghada, Egypt
Camel safari and overnight stay in Sahara desert, Morocco
Hitchhiking and solo tent trip throughout Greece, Albania and Macedonia
Climbing alone to Triglav peak (2864m), Slovenia
Showering in "European Niagara" - Kravica waterfall, Bosnia
Tracking in Durmitor mountains, Montenegro
Warming in open hot springs while cold winter outside in Budapest, Hungary
Circling the roof of Duomo in Milano, Italy
Drinking endless beer and dancing on tables during Octoberfest in Stuttgart, Germany
Playing petanque on Cote d'Azur, France
Smoking weed in the center of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Urinating to open-air pissoir attached to St. Catherine cathedral in Brussels, Belgium
Making iconic shoot on the edge of Trolltunga, Norway
Taking a luxury ferry cruise from Helsinki to Stockholm, Finland/Sweden
Standing on the end of Europe in Cabo da Roca, Portugal
Getting stunned of Gaudi buildings in Barcelona, Spain
Living in forest using a tent in Andorra, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg and Copenhagen, Denmark
Attending football match on historical Wembley stadium in London, England
Looking for Loch Ness monster in Scotland
Gambling in casino of Atlantic City, USA
Spent 3 months instead of 2 weeks in Taiwan during pandemic lockdown
Being born, parachute jumping and fire-walking in Ukraine

I've seen already Bagan, Angkor Wat, Petra, Ayuttaya, Polonnaruwa, Taj Mahal and much much more..

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share my travel experience and don't laugh, also i can teach you traveling! How to travel on a budget, cheap transport and accommodation in Europe and SE Asia, etc.
I'm definitely experienced traveller but still didnt see much of Africa, America and Oceania :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

If i arrive directly from home i usually bring some famous ukrainian sweets as a present. And many fun stories about my traveling as well 😜

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

India, Ukraine, United States

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