“The country simply didn’t show up for the protest”: Why a successful entrepreneur from Saint Petersburg decided on an unplanned move to the USA

In the life of Sultan Albakov, everything seemed to be going smoothly: a successful business, a wife and three children. He might have continued to live quietly in St. Petersburg, but at some point he suddenly began to pay more and more attention to what was happening around him. By…

How to do everything and be happy: a recipe for effectiveness from a successful immigrant

Everyone was faced with the problem of burnout at work, or, conversely, did not know from which side to approach a particular case. Tatiana Vorozhko shared her personal experience, opinion and recommendations, which rules of efficiency should be adhered to, and which ones are better to bypass ...

How is buying a house in the United States: the experience of a Russian-speaking immigrant

A Russian who moved to the United States a few years ago and bought himself a house in one of the cities of the "golden life" told Realting in detail how this happens in the States, and why there is practically no chance for real estate fraudsters. “Every home has a story, and in America anyone can learn it” Arseny ...

Personal experience: 6 facts that surprised me while flying business class

The Points Guy's Kevin Martinez shares what surprised him on his first business class flight outside the US. Next - in the first person. Before my first trip to Europe, I thought flying business class was overrated. Lying beds, gourmet meals and luxurious…

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 ...

How to ask for a pencil and not be considered rude: why our people are not understood in the USA

Ask for a pen or pencil - what could be easier! We taught this at school: “Give me a pen (a pencil) please” (Give me a pen (a pencil) please). Using this simple phrase, I want to show how sometimes the academic differs from the real. ...

No longer a tourist: 4 valuable advice for moving to another country

It is impossible to prepare 100% for such radical changes in life. But you can make it easier for yourself to adapt to a new country. Vesta Zvezdochkina, who moved abroad several years ago, told Lifehacker about her experience. When three years ago I received...

Pros and cons of immigration in the United States

I never wanted to leave Ukraine. For me, any move has always been very painful. I remember how difficult it was to move from the right bank of Kiev to the left. I was worried that all my family and friends stay on the right bank, and ...

Why I Avoid Elevator Rides with Americans: The Experience of a Russian-Speaking Immigrant

Author of Americano channel | Americano on Yandex.Zen talks about one feature of Americans that has been annoying him lately. Further - from the first person. To understand the essence, I will tell you a short background story. I moved to the USA a few years ago, recently I rented an apartment, ...

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 ...

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