Shawn Blade (CultureWhiz)

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Ukraine was a part of Russia for a long time. The extreme east of Ukraine, especially the Donbass, is mostly Russian. Part of the reason for this is that this region was de-populated of all ethnic Ukrainians because most died in the famine, which hit hardest here. East of the Dnieper, to varying...

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Money and Costs The Mexican currency is the peso. One peso is equivalent to a hundred centavos. Approximately sixteen pesos currently trade for one US dollar. Mexican attitudes towards money tend to be more liberal, with expenditures on sometimes extravagant shopping expeditions, shared meals, and...

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Mexico occupies the southernmost landmass of North America, connecting with the Central American isthmus. The territorially diverse land ranges from the northern desert of the Baja peninsula and the mainland, through the center and surrounding mountain ranges, to the lush southern jungles. Mexico...

Submitted 1 month 5 days ago by CultureWhiz.

Westerners trying to understand the Russian national character might start by looking in the home. A fundamental part of the Russian national character is the idea of communal living. Beginning in the early part of the 20th century, after the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, housing in the newly...

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Russian dating is more traditional in that there is no casual dating scene like there in other countries. Most Russians date to find a significant other with idea of getting married. There is no concept of “hooking up,” “seeing each other,” or “hanging out.” For hundreds of years, the goal of young...

Submitted 1 month 2 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Colombia has significantly different lifestyles in each region. Five cities have a population of at least one million: Bogotá, Medellín, Cali, Barranquilla, and Cartagena. The main cities offer beaches and business, while many smaller cities and towns create a sizable network. Life in Colombia...

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Colombia is a large South American country, with a rich ecology and a diverse economy. With its luxurious position, Colombia brings together the tropics with the Andes and the rainforest, connecting Central America with the heart of South America. As such, the country has seen heavy action with...

Submitted 4 months 1 week ago by CultureWhiz.

Europe is popularly conceived of as as the ancestral homeland of people with “white” skin. However, new research suggests that pale skin are actually recent developments in human evolutionary development. Most modern Europeans do not closely resemble the humans that existed 8,000 years ago...

Submitted 6 months 4 days ago by CultureWhiz.

Europe’s rise to prominence can be best understood as emerging from the need to survive. As ineffective geographical boundaries and closeness in proximity brought various subgroups in the region into contact with one another, the drive for resources created extensive conflict and bloodshed among...

Submitted 1 year 1 month ago by CultureWhiz.

Kiev is a perfect hub of recreational facilities in Ukraine. In summer there are beaches on rivers and lakes which are the best options for those who want to have a beach day without leaving the city. Located inside the city of Hydropark and towards the south Maj4ok area, Kiev boasts of a selection...

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