When Slovak gingerbread and Russian snowflake decorate the Christmas tree abroad

December is coming, and for many of us, it means the approaching of the Christmas season. The Christmas, in most cultures, is a holiday that is strongly associated with the family. No wonder that when living abroad and being far away from your home and family, one might feel homesick or nostalgic. Bringing a piece […]

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How Can Compatriots Help You In Your Successful Integration?

Moving abroad may be quite challenging. There are so many things to learn, to understand, nearly to re-build your life and integrate into the new society. Basically, the successful integration involves two moves: * to blend in with the new society + * to preserve its own origins. Building a social circle and searching for a […]

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