The first time I visited a basketball game in the USA: the experience of an immigrant

"The NBA in action is fantastic!" - a replica of one often shown advertisement on television was deposited in my memory from childhood. Then the acronym "NBA" for me was really something from the realm of fantasy. We exchanged gum inserts featuring famous ...

Familiar with Nixon and Brezhnev, interrogated a Russian spy: the boring story of the legendary Russian-speaking American

The fate of the Russian-speaking Americans Robert (Boris) and Olga Parr, without exaggeration, encompassed an entire era. Children of immigrants from Russia, both of them were born in China before the Second World War, but they first met only many years later, already in America. IN…

The White House: The History of the American Symbol

This name is known all over the world. Even in the most remote corners of the planet, we hear or read every day: "According to information from the White House ...", "The White House has denied the message ..." or "The White House has made a final decision ...". Being at the center of international politics and influence, ...

Wikipedia of life in New York: how to survive a newcomer in the capital of the world

This post will be boring but helpful. I have collected in one place everything that I would like to hear a few years ago, when I was in New York. On taxes, finding an apartment, medicine and other features of New York life. Each of these points could ...

From Colombia to Uncle Sam: The History of the American Symbol

Storms and hurricanes, floods and earthquakes, volcanoes and forest fires, avalanches, blizzards and searing frosts, droughts and sandstorms, epidemics and sudden illnesses - the origin of all these phenomena could not be explained, and therefore they inspired terror and fear in our ...

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 ...

Six things for which I adore America

When I moved to the United States, all my friends unanimously repeated that my husband and I would not want to go back, because it is soooo cool there. I still couldn't understand what is so cool about this ...

From the first person. How much is life in Miami

- How much money do you need for a comfortable life? - How much money do you spend on groceries? - How much does a trip to a cafe cost you? -Too expensive? Wow! Friends and acquaintances ask many questions about the cost of living in Miami. Perhaps,…

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