Shawn Blake (CultureWhiz)

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Cuba has 11 million people. Its population derives from a mix of Amerindian, Spanish, African, and other influences. Today, Cubans often have mixed descent. Socioeconomic status, as in many nearby countries, privileges people with fairer features. However, the people have a sense of unity across...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The history of Mexico, a country in the southern portion of North America, covers a period of more than three millennia. First populated more than 13,000 years ago, a tapestry of civilizations spread across the area now called Mexico, including notably the "Mexica" (Aztec) and the Maya. When the...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Mexico has a diverse and developing economy. With its roots in agriculture, construction, and resources, it is now growing to become a central player on the world stage. Mexico's overall economy is one of the largest on the planet, annually producing approximately $2 trillion. The country is...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The whole country has an area of 1,972,550 km2 (761,610 sq mi). Its largest border is on the north, with the United States of America. The northern Mexican desert borders against the southwestern US, defined for much of the way by the lengthy Río Bravo del Norte (Rio Grande). On the southern side,...

Submitted 2 years 9 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The people of Mexico are from a variety of ancestries, ethnic groups and cultures, making the region one of the most diverse in the world. Although most Mexicans identify as a mixed-race, the European side is still often considered superior, with efforts to promote European culture and values over...

Submitted 2 years 10 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Because of Poland’s long, tumultuous history, Polish architecture is diverse. Many medieval palaces and public buildings remain standing. Western elements emerged in the early twentieth century; however, much modern architecture was destroyed by the Germans in World War II. Following the war, the...

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Poland has good road networks as well as an extensive public transport system that makes getting around Poland an easy task. Whether you prefer to drive, fly, or go by bus or train. It is also easy to travel to cities outside of the country via high-speed train or on Poland’s national airline, LOT.

Submitted 2 years 10 months ago by CultureWhiz.

The cost of living in Poland is among the cheapest in the European Union (EU), alongside Romania and Bulgaria. In the 2015 Mercer Cost of Living Survey, Warsaw, Poland's most expensive city, ranked 175 of 207 cities across five continents. Overall, Poland has a moderate cost of living index, with...

Submitted 2 years 10 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Polish national pride conflicts with their national shame. They are not a big country, but nevertheless it's the biggest and one of the oldest countries in the Central Europe. However, compared to other Western European countries they are considered third world. They all want to use me. The report...

Submitted 2 years 10 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Polish foods include kiełbasa, pierogi (filled with meat, potatoes, cabbage, cheese or holiday fruits), pyzy (meat-filled dough balls), kopytka, gołąbki (meat and rice stuffed cabbage), śledzie (herring), bigos, schabowy, Oscypek, and much more. Traditionally, food such as soups flaki, rosół, zupa...

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