Shawn Blake (CultureWhiz)

Submitted 1 month 1 day ago by CultureWhiz.

For the majority of foreigners Russian and Ukrainian people are all the same. Well, they do share a lot in common i.e. Slavic origin, cultures and history. Many Ukrainian people live in Russia and many Russians live in Ukraine. But as many characteristics and customs of Canadians are different from...

Submitted 5 months 5 days ago by CultureWhiz.

Friends play extremely important part in the life of any Russian. In addition to the universal benefits of friendship, such as social support and companionship, friendship in Russia always helped to fight external forces. Friendship, especially in the Soviet times, was partly a substitute for...

Submitted 6 months 2 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Koncha-Zaspa (Ukrainian: Конча-Заспа) is the wealthiest neighborhood in the Holosiiv Raion (district) of the city of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Podil is a historic neighborhood in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Kiev, and the birthplace of the city's trade...

Submitted 7 months 3 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Ukraine was a part of Russia for a long time. The extreme east of Ukraine, especially the Donbass, is mostly Russian. Part of the reason for this is that this region was de-populated of all ethnic Ukrainians because most died in the famine, which hit hardest here. East of the Dnieper, to varying...

Submitted 7 months 3 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Money and Costs The Mexican currency is the peso. One peso is equivalent to a hundred centavos. Approximately sixteen pesos currently trade for one US dollar. Mexican attitudes towards money tend to be more liberal, with expenditures on sometimes extravagant shopping expeditions, shared meals, and...

Submitted 7 months 3 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Mexico occupies the southernmost landmass of North America, connecting with the Central American isthmus. The territorially diverse land ranges from the northern desert of the Baja peninsula and the mainland, through the center and surrounding mountain ranges, to the lush southern jungles. Mexico...

Submitted 7 months 3 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Westerners trying to understand the Russian national character might start by looking in the home. A fundamental part of the Russian national character is the idea of communal living. Beginning in the early part of the 20th century, after the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, housing in the newly...

Submitted 7 months 3 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Russian dating is more traditional in that there is no casual dating scene like there in other countries. Most Russians date to find a significant other with idea of getting married. There is no concept of “hooking up,” “seeing each other,” or “hanging out.” For hundreds of years, the goal of young...

Submitted 8 months 1 week ago by CultureWhiz.

Colombia has significantly different lifestyles in each region. Five cities have a population of at least one million: Bogotá, Medellín, Cali, Barranquilla, and Cartagena. The main cities offer beaches and business, while many smaller cities and towns create a sizable network. Life in Colombia...

Submitted 8 months 1 week ago by CultureWhiz.

Colombia is a large South American country, with a rich ecology and a diverse economy. With its luxurious position, Colombia brings together the tropics with the Andes and the rainforest, connecting Central America with the heart of South America. As such, the country has seen heavy action with...

Submitted 3 years 11 months ago by CultureWhiz.

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