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travel, discover and experience the world!
Hello my dear CS family! It's a pleasure for me to welcome you to my site, where you can find my 3 years CS experience! I've just done my 100 days Couchsurfing challenge May-Aug 2012 (UK, UAE, Oman) So I can tell you all amazing stories when we meet :)
Once my cousin introduced me as: "This is Kamila, a world lover, whose biggest problem is that she has not been to every country in the world, yet."
I am International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme graduate. I have thousands of ideas of my new destinations per second. Travelling and exploring the world is my joy of life.
I just graduated in Media Communication in London at International Business School. I've got artistic soul, I love oil paints and impressionism. Also I am really addicted to Photoshop!
I used to be an English teacher in Poland. I'm the lover of travelling, rollerskating, skiing and windsurfing!
Recently I became the ambassador of Polish Tourism in Great Britain! <3 Poland is a wonderful coutntry waiting for you to discover its beauty!
Check it out! http://www.poland.travel
And Yes! I am promoting my blog for Creative & Cultural Industries classes about Visual Arts in the UK. If couchsurfing is about sharing I think it is actually a good place to do so! http://kamilavisualarts.wordpress.com/
I have own, which always leads to the success! :)
I love and I try to live according to Huna, Hawaiian Philosophy. There are the 7 principles of HUNA:
1.The world is as you think it is.
2.There are no limits.
3.Energy goes where attention goes.
4.Now is the moment of power.
5.To love is to be happy. ALOHA!
6.All the power comes from within.
7.Effectiveness is the measure of truth.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I read profiles, I plan, I travel,
I experience, and I discover.
I make friends, I like food to try
and sometimes try new things for the first time in my life.
I also learn from others, sometimes I copy their good habits. I observe and I discuss, so as the time passes by, I want to be able to recall the most pleasuarable moments of my life.
It partially explains why I am so addicted to photography;)
visited 25 states (11.1%)Create your own visited map of The World or Free iphone travel guide
> London! [United Kingdom]
I was looking for a place to stay for a few nights and my wonderful hosts let me stay longer! Thanks to them I could experience new things and met other wonderful couchsurfers while staying at their place! It is such a great time meeting brilliant people from all over the world at their place! John and Ivan are fabulous fotografers giving me some photography lessons and opportunities to fulfill my dreams - I had professional photoshots with them. I am so glad that I met such wonderful and helpful people - John and Ivan! Thanks you sooo much for everything! I will never forget your part in my photography and modelling education when I will be a famous model and photographer. I highly reccomend staying with John Carter, Ivan Trowe and their flatmates. Love yaaa guys!
> Corfu! [Greece]
Antonhs was a perfect host who picked me up from the airport by bike! He was very very helpful! When I left his place he met me again to give me my luggage. Staying with him in Corfu was an amazing experience:) I have wonderful memories from my stay in Greece. I highly reccomend Anthons, he is a great host!
I posted a last minute request in Oslo group and Geir offered to host me for 2 days. He showed great hospitality, gave me a map with interesting places to see and went with me to the opening of the art and photography exhibition. I had a very nice time there!
> Barcelona! [Spain]
My overall experience is not positive, it is EXTREMELY POSITIVE ;) While I met him I felt like he was my best friend for ages! My stay in Barcelona was unforgettable! From the first day I met Elias I felt like I met my soulmate. Straight from the airport in the middle of the night I went to the biggest party in BCN with him, with all my luggage! It was crazy, after 7 hours of waiting for my delayed flight! sleeping only one hour that day went for my trip to Canary Islands and come back to surf his place. We went to the restaurant in the city centre and to the most awesome party I've ever been - on private yacht! I've never had such fun in my life. Elias, thanks for this fabulous time spent in wonderful Barcelona!
>Las Palmas de Gran Canaria!
An amazingly astonishing and extremely beautiful island where all the positive thoughts become true!
I was wandering along the oceanside with the hibiscus in my hair, exploring the gold sand at the beaches and Dunes the Maspalomas, simply admiring the nature and enjoying every precious minute of the sunshine in this really warm, subtropical zone.
It all was possible thanks to Spanish surfers - Rafa, Juan and also his brother Carlos ;)Traditional empanada was delicious! and the map of the world in their apartment inspired me to stick mine to the wall in my room =)
Tooo much for such a little space, so definitely one day I need to write a book!
PS. With CSers from Dubai I found that Dubai should be my home place....CS Dubai are like my family! <3
Generally my fields of interests are pretty broad.
I am interested in Art, photography, skiing, windsurfing, travelling, languages, psychology, photoretouch, aviation, couple and street dancing, photo modelling, fashion, design and... Did I say photography? It's my passion <3
- visual arts
Music, Movies, and Books
Generally I enjoy reading about business, magic or psychology, I prefer valuable books and valuable movies, these which may influence me and teach me and thanks to which I can learn something new or discover a new aim in life...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
* I was sleeping the whole night on the beach under the palm trees in Cannes when I was 17...
*I've seen Big Ben and London Eye by night... Beautiful sight...
*I'm rollerskating every weekend at Victoria Embarkment near Thames...and everytime it amazes me as much as the first time...
*I went alone from London to Corfu when I turned 18, it was my dream...
*I convinced security at the airport to allow me to catch the plane 3 minutes before departure - and I succeeded!
*While travelling alone falled asleep at Gran Canaria airport with my phone and luggage in my hand and woke up on time as the last person for boarding! Whoah!
*I've seen the most beautiful sunset ever in Dunes de Maspalomas in Gran Canaria...I was falling asleep hearing ocean waves...
*Probably the most amazing thing done was going straight to the biggest party in Barcelona with all my baggage straight from the airport! That was crazy!
Is being 18 years old girl from Poland couchsurfing alone in Europe amazing? Yeah, it is!
Amazing in UAE: (In Dubai I do one amazing thing a day!)
*Saw the face of Shaikh Mohammed so close as you are probably now from the monitor (ok, maybe not that close)
*was taken by my host Gerish on a ride on his Harley through Shaikh Zayed Road, speeding 160 ph!
*Couchsurfed on the sofa in the IMAX cinema Meydan :D
*Rode a bike inside the IMAX cinema building :D
*Pitched my business idea to the audience of 400 for the first time in the IMAX Theatre :)
*Couchsurfed for two nights in Manarat Al Sadyat Art Gallery in Abu Dhabi: Slept one night in the garden, second on the stage :D
*Went to an Afghan restaurant
*Had the most amazing host Nayeem and everything we have seen and done was amazing! (Best locations for pictures and best food ever!
*Helped Syrian charity selling donated clothes on Dubai Flea Market
*Was an online TV Presenter for 3 days and interviewed the most creative entrepreneurs in whole Dubai!
*Spoke to Shaikh Mansour and it made me happiest girl in the world! :D
Teach, Learn, Share
" Don't tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled." Mohammed.
I believe that thoughts become things and practice makes perfect. There were so many people in the world, who proved that it works.
As Napoleon Hill says; "Think and grow rich"
"Whatever the mind of man can conceive, it can achieve" W. Clement Stone - This is sooo true!
"Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions." Einstein
"You create your own universe as you go along" Winston Churchill
"All that we are is a result of what we have thought" - Buddha
My favorite quotations from "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne:
"Whatever is going on in your mind is what you are attracting"
I would like to SHARE my knowledge and TEACH you about Visual Arts in the UK: http://kamilavisualarts.wordpress.com/
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Oman, Poland, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom