Author's posts Maya Buryakina

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Seven things that may surprise you in the US

I know hundreds of people who dream of leaving their home country. At the same time, I myself have never dreamed of moving somewhere for permanent residence from my beloved Petersburg. But I have been living in California for a little over two years now. During this time…


Personal experience: how I passed on the rights in America

When we first moved to California, we did not plan to delay obtaining local rights (you can read the history of my immigration here). And literally in the first couple of weeks we learned what was being done and how. We thought - let's prepare a little and go to take it. My husband downloaded ...


First person: travel notes about Hawaii

My husband and I went to Hawaii with two children in September. We chose the island of Maui for recreation. We rented a condo right on the beach here - it's not really an apartment, but not a hotel either. Large one bedroom room with living room, balcony, kitchen and ...


Antelope Canyon: a miracle of nature, created by rainwater. A PHOTO

In the state of Arizona, Antelope Canyon is located, which can hardly be compared in scale with the world-famous Grand Canyon, but which will surprise you with its bizarre rocks of incredible shapes and magical light. The land on which the canyon is located belongs to the Indians ...


Personal experience: how we bought our car in the USA

I want to talk about how people buy cars in California, as there are several significant differences that surprised me personally. In California, there are two ways to get hold of a car - buy or lease. Leasing is an extensive topic and about ...


What you need for happy immigration

When I was writing this text, I tried to find at least something that could be cited as an example as an argument that prevents us from being happy in the United States, but I did not find anything. Nothing. The key word in this sentence is "us". Moving to…


How in the States do not go broke on paying for electricity

For the first 1,5 months of living in a new apartment in California, we received an electricity bill for $ 179. This situation did not make us very happy, but it taught us a lot. And we decided to conduct an experiment "how not to go broke on electricity." Looking ahead, ...


11 Curious Facts about the USA

Here you may get the feeling that everyone knows each other, because the dialogues “Hello! How are you?". If you are queuing at a supermarket and you hear this in your address, smile and say, “Okay! How about you?". Prices ...


Personal experience. Why I love American libraries

When was the last time you were in the library? My two little ones and I visit our local book treasury once a week, and sometimes twice. And you will be surprised, but we do not go there to read at all. But - about ...


Personal experience. How America changed me

Soon it will be 3 years since I moved to California. In a past life, I lived in a city with a population of one million, worked in a managerial position in 2 jobs at the same time and thought about how my husband and I could go on a trip to Asia for several months. Since ...

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