Bloggers like Maverick Traveler will help you spot the “8 Signs of a Slutty Couch Surfer Girl” by decoding her profile, and female-centric advice site You Queen has even offered tips on “How to Use Couch Surfing as a Dating Site and Get Away with It.” Meanwhile, a site called Couch Bangs.com, which declares that “Couchsurfing isn’t just for Couchsurfing,” offers a forum for proud couch-cuddlers to share their experiences via short posts with titles like “French Girl in Istanbul” and “Brazilian Girl in New York.” Couch Surfing’s Community Guidelines explicitly warn against contacting other members for dating, noting, “we will consider this harassment” — albeit without stipulating what the penalties are for violating this rule.
In an email interview, the site’s interim CEO Jen Billock told Business Insider that “members are ...
It’s been six years since I first reported that Putin had a son with Alina Kabaeva, 32, an Olympic champion rhythmic gymnast who retired from competition in 2006. Though the Kremlin has steadfastly denied the relationship, Baevsky transferred a large apartment in Moscow to Kabaeva’s sister, and a country house to their 81-year-old grandmother.
Kabaeva — a former member of the Duma, Russia’s toothless parliament — was recently given the job of propaganda chief for Russian sports.
(Riccardo and other Couchsurfing users quoted in this article asked to be identified by pseudonyms.) On the business front, the crowdsourced hospitality site has been experiencing a rough patch lately.
After a controversial transition to a for-profit model in 2011, which brought million in funding in the past two years, growing pains have set in.
There are very few women quite as popular as the women from Russia.
Two years later, she sent Putin another birthday greeting in a blog titled “Pussy for Putin,” in which the brunette beauty posed suggestively with a cat and a portrait of her beloved leader.
Real estate records uncovered by Reuters show that the women in Putin’s life live in homes that were transferred to them by Grigory Baevsky, 47, a businessman with lucrative government contracts and a 65-meter, Italian-built yacht, the Rahil.
In October, layoffs claimed an estimated 40 percent of the staff, and CEO Tony Espinoza announced his departure — giving an opening to competitors like Be Welcome and Hospitality Club.
Although the company has initiated a doubling down on mobile, the experience of users like Riccardo might suggest another path to profitability. The almost decade-old Couchsurfing, which is available in 100,000 cities across the globe, is becoming the go-to hookup app for a certain class of young world travelers.