Written by Maria Prus


Five household trifles from the life of Americans, which should be adopted by all

For a year in America, I managed to live in ten apartments in different parts of Washington and the suburbs, and I am very happy about that. Despite the inconvenience of moving, I studied the city and the housing market. I also saw a typical American life. It would seem, well ...


Why Americans do not complain about marathons

On Sunday, October 22, Washington is hosting the 42nd annual Marine Corps Marathon, in which, by the way, Ukrainians - ATO veterans - participate for the second time. A marathon starts between the Pentagon and Arlington military cemetery, passing through all of Washington. In the north, the route covers ...


Why do women play football and hockey in the US, and the argument “well, you're a girl!” Does not work

The other day I worked on two stories at once, which relate to gender. The first is about a recent case on Google. One of the already ex-engineers of the "corporation of good" wrote that women are biologically unfit for programming, which caused a huge scandal. I spoke about this with my colleague, a typical Republican: ...


What`s up: As the Americans say

Say what you like, but English is an ideal choice for international communication: in the 16-17 centuries it was Spanish, from the 18th - French, in the 19th it was actually German. Unlike the last two languages, and from Slavic or Asian, English is much simpler. But…


Why gay parades are important for heterosexuals

Any parades in the USA, for example, on St. Patrick's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, is a big and bright event. And it so happened that my first parade in the USA was the LGBT Pride, where I was not just a spectator, but ...


What Americans eat: borrowed fast food, lack of calories and pepper sweets

Eating in America can be cheap and fast - or high quality and expensive. There are grocery stores with very low prices, where the food tastes quite artificial, with a bunch of enhancers, flavorings, colors that are “identical to natural”. However, there are also high-class supermarkets, and in many ...


Delightful Washington: Free Furniture and Return of Food That Didn’t Fit to Taste

I came to the United States to work less than six months ago. Social “acclimatization” has been going on for several months, you start to get used to the life here. Finding decent housing for a reasonable price is not the biggest problem. Living in Washington is very expensive, even by American standards. To ...

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