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Overview

  • 36 References 31 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Bulgarian, English; learning Greek (modern), Spanish
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • HR Specialist
  • Bachelor in Business Administration
  • From Sofia
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Live an interesting life, meet people, make friends

ABOUT ME

I am cheerful and easy going, love beer and good company.

PHILOSOPHY

If you are a good person, good things will happen to you.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I mainly like to host people and to surf when traveling. Not much into organizing CS events or meeting the Sofia community, but we can go to one of these if you want.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have hosted a lot of people in my home in Sofia. Also surfed quite a few couches with and without my daughter. Couchsurfing is responsible for some of my absolute favorite traveling experiences.

Interests

skiing, hiking, camping, beaches, beer, riding my bike, drawing, cooking, sewing, sleeping, nature, ecology, healthy and natural living

  • design
  • graphic design
  • photography
  • cooking
  • beer
  • gardening
  • boating
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • skiing
  • ecology
  • hitchhiking
  • beaches
  • ski

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: ska, punk , raggae , dnb, some hip hop, lots of genres really.
Authors: Terry Pratchet, Douglas Adams, Tom Robbins. i love fantasy.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- 2 months in Asia: in this short time we managed to travel across 6 countries by train, bus, car, boat, rickshaw, bicycle, hitchhiking and trekking.
- 10 months backpacking in Caribbean and South America with baby

Teach, Learn, Share

I know a lot about natural parenting, alternative approaches to education, etc. but we don't have to talk about kids unless you want to! Naturally, my favorite topic for conversation is traveling, always enjoy exchanging stories and experiences.

I would like to improve my Spanish - I picked up a bit while traveling in South America but it's still at a basic level.

I would like to learn about photography.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I love cooking and usually make some traditional Bulgarian meals for our hosts.

Countries I’ve Visited

Antigua and Barbuda, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominica, France, Germany, Guadeloupe, Hungary, India, Italy, Jamaica, Latvia, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Bulgaria, China, Greece, Russian Federation

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