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The Trouble with Russian Parents

Obviously, I am switching from being a travel blogger into a life blogger. In this post, I want to discuss the child- parent relationship. Indeed, a tough topic. On the other hand, I am not making a history as the generation problem has always been there. Parents do love their children, and I won't argue… Continue reading The Trouble with Russian Parents

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Mid-Age Crisis Plan

Lockdown was a challenging period for me because I like to be out and surrounded by people. Instead, I had to stay home and entertain myself as much as I could. There was so much time to re-evaluate life and to think of what is really important. Yet, too much thinking is never good either.… Continue reading Mid-Age Crisis Plan

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Moscow by a Semi-foreigner

Last year I devoted the big part of my writing to my childhood memories of the 90s Russia. So what about the country today? Russia is very unstable in political, economic, and social aspects. Everybody knows that, and I don't see any point rediscovering the common sense all over again. Instead, I will take you… Continue reading Moscow by a Semi-foreigner

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Food Trends in the 90 Russia

Like I have already written in one of the posts, there were not much food choice in the shops. In addition, products were extremely expensive that only few people could afford them. Luckily, the hunger times did not last for too long. Gradually, things started changing for the better in terms of food availability. And… Continue reading Food Trends in the 90 Russia

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Russia in 90s. Frauds.

The 90s times were the perfect moment for frauds and deception. People were economically naive as the Soviet government took care of all money related matters before. Needless to say, that the previous regime did provide any understanding of capitalisms rather than it was 'rotten'. When the Soviet Union collapsed, people were free to do… Continue reading Russia in 90s. Frauds.

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Transportation in the 90s Russia

Considering that the chaos was everywhere, it is naïve to believe that transportation was functioning well right after the Soviet Union collapsed. One of my strongest memories is trams... Trams are environment friendly vehicles, which work from electricity. The keyword here is electricity... Due to severest inflation and economic problems, the tram organisation could not… Continue reading Transportation in the 90s Russia

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Childhood Memories. 90s Russia

I usually post texts about the trips or cultural aspects in a light positive way. This post will be less optimistic, so if you want to stay away from negativity, just skip reading it. I want to go back to my childhood and tell you about post-Soviet Russia. When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991,… Continue reading Childhood Memories. 90s Russia

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Titov Trg, Sightseeing in the Heart of the City

One of the historic spots in Koper is Titov trg or Tito Square. The square was functioning as a market from around the 15th century, and it was one of the most beautiful markets in the area. The square is framed by the historically and culturally significant buildings, among which is the Assumption Cathedral. The… Continue reading Titov Trg, Sightseeing in the Heart of the City

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Dia de Portugal

Yesterday, 10th of June, Portugal celebrated the National holiday - Day of Portugal, also known as Camões. This holiday is dedicated to Luís Camões, who wrote a poem about great Portuguese explorations. Congratulations, dear Portugal! Thank you for sharing your discoveries and amazing historical facts with me and for introducing confidential and knowledgeable people. It… Continue reading Dia de Portugal

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Mother Russia (Summary)

My place of origin is complex, controversial, and never boring. Mother Russia gave the world life-changing scientists, marvellous musicians, great writers despite the fact that there were dark times when thinking differently was punished. It is the country of crazy YouTube videos and of genius people. The country of rich history and poor opportunities. It… Continue reading Mother Russia (Summary)