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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! 🎄🎁🎉🎀🤗 My most memorable Christmas moment was probably 10 years ago. It was my first year in Finland, and my mom came to visit me. We planned to cook a nice dinner, and we made a long shopping list for that. My mother wanted to do shopping already on December, 23. I assured… Continue reading Merry Christmas!

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Music and Movies in 90s Russia

Here is the last but one post on the 90s Russia. 90s definitely brought a lot of diversity in all possible senses of this word. I don't think I am able to fit even 1/100 in this post, yet, there will be some overview on music and movies. First, let's have a flash back to… Continue reading Music and Movies in 90s Russia

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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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My Memories of Toys and Playgrounds

Today, I will write about my playground memories. I can't complain regarding the set of toys that I had as all the necessities were kindly sponsored by parents. Though I didn't have that many toys in nowadays standards, it was still sufficient. I had several dolls, some kitchen appliances, 2 soft toys, and cars. Surprisingly,… Continue reading My Memories of Toys and Playgrounds

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10 Years in Finland. Conclusions.

Yesterday, August 25, is exactly 10 years of me being in Finland. In 2009, I arrived to this country being extremely naive and scared of everything. I could not even imagine that there can be such a safe place, where you can freely walk in the late evening, where you can loose your purse and… Continue reading 10 Years in Finland. Conclusions.

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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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Thank You for 2000 Followers! ❤

Hello everyone! This post is for those who follow me and who stops by by accident. I want to thank you all for your likes, views, and, of course, follows. I started this blog in summer 2015, basically 4 years ago, and I could not even imagine it will reach 2000 regular readers. In 2015,… Continue reading Thank You for 2000 Followers! ❤

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Arriving at Koper

Finally, the post about lovely Slovenia! Before my trip to Slovenia, all my knowledge on the country was limited to the 2 facts. I basically knew that Ljubljana is its capital and that I will likely understand the local language due to its similarity to Russian. I was curious about Slovenia; however, I cannot say… Continue reading Arriving at Koper

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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