Five truths about life in the USA that will turn your mind

When moving to America, be prepared to enter another world with new rules, they told me before leaving. And they were right. After several years of living in the United States, my opinion has changed dramatically on many issues. Of course, “white” did not become “black”, but ...

Why do Americans work for wear and tear and pay for workaholism

Once my husband and I met in the store his friend, whom he had not seen for five years. And the first thing he told him about his life was the number of hours worked last week. We never found out whether he got married or ...

Personal experience: 50 changes that happened to me in a few years of living in the USA

I managed to live 2,5 years in New York, half a year in Boston and a month in San Francisco, traveled exactly half of the states and visited a hundred cities - of course, a huge amount of impressions accumulated. I'll make a reservation right away, I haven't lived a day with my compatriots, but I stayed in thirty airbnb locations, so I met and became friends ...

What do immigrants save on in the first year of life in the USA: personal experience

On her channel “Queen in the USA” on Yandex.Zen, a Russian-speaking immigrant talked about how she had to save money during the first year after moving to the United States. Further - from the first person. The first year is the most difficult. The hardest thing was morally: ...

What annoys me in the USA: the experience of a Russian-speaking immigrant

“I’ll tell you about ten reasons that really piss me off about the USA and the American way of life,” writes the author of the America Inside blog on Yandex.Zen. Next - in the first person. Reason #1. People in the USA are simply incredibly skeletal, not flexible, and under-instructed. They live according to instructions...

Seven stereotypes about Americans that foreigners believe in

Each country has its own stereotypes - both good and bad. As residents of one of the largest countries in the world, Americans boast a series of myths and misconceptions that exist about them in other parts of the world. Someone thinks that the residents ...

What is the temperature to keep in the American housing in the winter, so as not to get a huge bill

Setting the optimal temperature in your apartment in winter can be difficult - there is always the risk of receiving a surprise heating bill. Fortunately, there are a few basic rules for choosing the right temperatures that won't break your budget. They are energy efficient and will provide comfort for you and your guests. Of course, anyone...

Prisoner of Fahrenheit Castle: how to get used to the American system of weights and measures

In the beginning there was meat. I glanced at the price tag - inexpensive, and smiled. After the price there were letters l and b. Like this - $ 5.99 lb. I asked for 2, and the seller began his manipulations: he put on disposable gloves, took out a piece of meat from the display case, threw it on ...

10 things that change in emigration without being noticed

The adme.ru edition publishes the Kimberlynn Boyes blog. The author is known for often telling users what life in exile usually looks like. Here are 10 things that inevitably change when you move to live abroad. We publish in the first person. 1. You are constantly learning a new language. And forget the old one ...

Fear of Change, Difficulty of English and Scammers: How to Deal with Major Immigration Threats

Work and business in the USA: how to recognize a scam, writes the author of the blog “The Truth about Life in the USA” on the Yandex.Zen portal. Elena Korshunova, a blogger from Odessa, lives and works in the USA. She shares her observations about American life and gives practical recommendations...

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