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Submitted 4 hours 12 min ago by CultureWhiz.

In the early days of the United States, there was no police department. Northern cities relied on a voluntary surveillance system in which male citizens served a few hours a week.

Submitted 1 week 2 days ago by CultureWhiz.

When you're visiting Russia, it's helpful to discover the country's holidays so you can join traditions and understand culture in order to see the country in another dimension. Officially recognized Russian holidays include New Year's Eve, Christmas, Motherland Day Protector, International Women's...

Submitted 4 months 1 week ago by maxpain.

The Moorish invasion of Western Europe began in the 8th century A.D. During the early decades of this period Moors crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and started their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula. It was the Berber leader, Tariq bin Ziyad, who led the attack. The Berbers are native tribes of...

Submitted 1 year 3 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Looking to earn a little extra money? Culture Whiz is hiring brand ambassadors across Ukraine and eastern Europe. Brand Ambassadors are the friendly people you see wearing branded t-shirts and handing out or demoing products at events and high foot traffic areas. Work will be in Odessa and Kyiv and...

Submitted 1 year 7 months ago by CultureWhiz.

For the majority of foreigners Russian and Ukrainian people are all the same. Well, they do share a lot in common i.e. Slavic origin, cultures and history. Many Ukrainian people live in Russia and many Russians live in Ukraine. But as many characteristics and customs of Canadians are different from...

Submitted 1 year 12 months ago by CultureWhiz.

Friends play extremely important part in the life of any Russian. In addition to the universal benefits of friendship, such as social support and companionship, friendship in Russia always helped to fight external forces. Friendship, especially in the Soviet times, was partly a substitute for...

Submitted 2 years 1 month ago by CultureWhiz.

Koncha-Zaspa (Ukrainian: Конча-Заспа) is the wealthiest neighborhood in the Holosiiv Raion (district) of the city of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Podil is a historic neighborhood in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Kiev, and the birthplace of the city's trade...

Submitted 2 years 2 months ago by CultureWhiz.

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...

Submitted 2 years 2 months ago by CultureWhiz.

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...

Submitted 2 years 2 months ago by CultureWhiz.

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...