Europe is a diverse place with a number of languages and cultures. Despite knowing and understanding the differences, we still have some confusion in communication. One of the aspects I want to discuss is greeting people from other countries. The reason is that greetings caused many awkward moments equally for me and my conversation partners.… Continue reading The ‘Horror’ of Cultural Diversity – Greetings
This is the last post of Malta, and I want to summarise all my experiences and impressions. First of all, I am always very careful with my expectations regarding new places. However, it was not the case with Malta. I was already overexcited with the place just from seeing pictures. I felt that the country… Continue reading Conclusions on Malta
Hello everyone! I haven't made any posts recently. It feels like I gave up one of my hobbies - blogging. The first justification is time. However, I never had any extra time before either... There is another reason. I mentioned that I switched a career path a year ago, and it triggered a number of… Continue reading Why I did not Make Posts
Architecture in several pictures. Pictures from my Instagram And my personal remark is that the island looks yellowing, having mainly the building and rather limited number of gardens. This gives Malta individuality. Already missing...
Already last year, I planned to visit Malta, I saw the pictures of yellowish towns, blue sea, and sunny scapes. For some reason, I was sure this is the place I will like a lot. However, the terrible injury cancelled my plan... I was sad, I was frustrated at that point; however, my dreams always… Continue reading Cultural Shock on Malta. First Impressions
I made this video during our short stop in the most beautiful beach in the world, when my friends went to dive.
There are individualistic societies, and there are societies referring to collectivism. They both function well and have their advantages. The only thing which matters is what suits personally you best. Coming from the southern Russia, I feel more comfortable in collectivist society, like Portuguese. What is so special about it? This is probably the most… Continue reading Why Do I Love Portuguese People?
When I arrived back from the beach to Faro, the sun already went down and the city put the lights on. It was a long day, and I was exhausted, but I didn't want to go to bed. I wanted to see the city at night with wandering tourists, relaxed locals, with music coming from… Continue reading Evening in Faro
I am so much behind with my posts. But exactly now in the middle of the winter whem it is so cold and grey, it is especially pleasant to recover the beginning of autumn. It was September, 1 when I arrived to Faro, southern Portugal. In summer, 2015 I was exploring the North of my… Continue reading Next Stop: Faro