Five quintessentially American problems that our tourists and immigrants do not understand

In Russia, we do not face such difficulties and do not even think that these situations can create difficulties in life. US citizens live with them every day and are already used to it, but for me personally, after visiting the States, everything ...

Russian New Year is a mixture of Christmas, Fourth of July and Thanksgiving Day: Americans about us

Even far from Russia, it is impossible to celebrate the New Year without a grand bowl of Olivier salad, which in Russia is a modern national dish. It is believed that such hearty dishes as salad, salmon and bacon, as well as traditional black bread, protect the stomach from alcoholic ...

15 significant disadvantages of living in the United States, according to a Russian-speaking immigrant

The author of the Doodle in the Margins channel on Yandex.Zen shared his view on the disadvantages of life in the United States. Further - from the first person. 1. The first minus is that American society, social environment, mentality and lifestyle are very different from ...

States of the USA, where Russians are best treated: impressions of an immigrant

The author of the Rides on the Shelves channel on Yandex.Zen shared her own impressions of which American states are good at treating newcomers and immigrants from Russia. Further - from the first person. The United States and Russia perceive each other with distrust, this is a fact. And at ...

How the American cemetery differs from ours: the experience of an immigrant

The author of the YouTube channel Arseny Khristenko walked through a cemetery in the United States and compared it with burial places in post-Soviet countries - there were many differences. The American cemetery is very different from ours in Russia. The first thing that catches your eye is that there are no large tombstones, structures, ...

These strange Russians: what the Americans are discussing behind our backs

Yes, we know that Americans consider Russian-speaking immigrants unsmiling. But there are more mind-boggling things in our culture that surprise Americans. We do not shake hands across the threshold, we believe that we need to "sit on the path", more often than others we go out into the street in heels. ...

How to live and work without English in the USA: personal experience

Nikolai, the author of the channel on Yandex.Dzen, tells how Russian-speaking immigrants manage to live in Los Angeles and work for years, practically not understanding English and not trying to learn it. I'll tell you on the example of people with whom I work - but I work in Russian ...

Personal experience: what do Americans most often ask visitors from Russia

“Almost all Russians say that Americans ask them the same thing when they find out their country of origin,” writes the author of the Made in USA blog on Yandex.Zen. Further - from the first person. How do they even recognize us Americans, speaking of ...

What is the difference between McDonald's restaurants in the USA and Russia: traveler's impressions

The author of the Doodle in the Fields channel on Yandex.Zen talks about his tradition while traveling - in all the countries he visits, he tries to visit local restaurants of the McDonald's fast food chain. How did the “Poppies” surprise him in the USA? Further - from the first person. Visiting ...

What our immigrants in the USA are silent about: personal experience

The author of the channel "The ABC of an Immigrant" on Yandex.Zen shared her experience and impressions of the unpleasant side of the life of people who immigrated to the United States. Further - from the first person. About six months before moving to the United States, I began to read, watch, study a lot. It was interesting…

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