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Russian Social Structure

Nowadays the majority of young men and women in Russia prefer not to rush to marriage and the opposite trend has gained popularity: prior to marriage, the future spouses strive to receive good education, find a decent job and achieve the first successes in their careers. Gender Roles And Statuses Division of Labor by Gender […]

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Russian Culture: Facts, Customs & Traditions

Russian culture has a long and rich history, steeped in literature, ballet, painting and classical music. While outsiders may see the country as drab, Russia has a very visual cultural past, from its colorful folk costumes to its ornate religious symbols. Here is a brief overview of Russian customs and traditions. Population and ethnic makeup […]

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18 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Italy

Italians do not understand sarcasm or being ironic. Their sense of humor is more “slapstick,” unless they’ve spent time in England or had an American girlfriend. 1. Italian men have a reputation for being family oriented and for being wonderful lovers. They’re also famous for being cheaters, liars, and scammers. Dating in Italy can be a lot […]

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Italian Dating Etiquette

Italy has earned a good reputation for its traditional dating etiquette that could often lead to a successful marriage proposal. The country boasts a conservative culture where 70 percent of prospective couples marry for raising children. Italian boys and girls are good-looking as well as romantic, and people from other countries want to date Italians […]