Posts By: Daniela Nuic

13 Dec
2019
„Be spontaneous, be crazy, leave your comfort zone and live with no regrets“ — these words I was telling myself every day when I decided I wanted to go to Russia. Unfortunately, my family was not very happy with the decision I made, however, I knew that it was the right thing to do. Originally, ...
22 Nov
2019
It is interesting how different countries have different dates for Mother’s Day! If you are Russian, then keep in mind, this Sunday, on the 24th of November, Mother’s Day is celebrated in Russia! On Mother’s Day people honor mothers and pregnant women, whereas on International women’s day, on the 8th of March, all women are ...
15 Nov
2019
It has been almost two months since I moved to Russia and I can truly say how impressed I am with Russian’s love for music. There is a vast amount of songs, which any Russian person, regardless of their age, knows by heart. I am lucky, because two of my flatmates love singing, playing the ...
13 Nov
2019
Who would have known that it is so difficult to find a restaurant where you can actually get vegetarian Pelmeni. Since I have arrived here I am on this mission and it has not been going good so far. I tried out two Russian restaurants where they only had the regular meat-filled ones and my ...
22 Oct
2019
Russia is simply a fascinating country: Studying its long and diverse history and its rich culture makes us understand the country and its people better. However, neither in university, nor at school do we really learn to understand what Russia’s cultural history really used to be like. We often spend hours and hours learning about ...
14 Oct
2019
Да нет, наверное! You have probably heard Russian people say this phrase before. Literary translated it means – yes no, maybe! However, do not get confused, because if you ask someone if he/she wants to go to the cinema and their reply is ‚Да нет, наверное‘, it means they are probably not going. The Russian ...
07 Oct
2019
Although vegetarianism is a huge topic, especially in Western countries, it is rather a less known one in Russia. However, since the number of vegetarians (and vegans!) worldwide is growing steadily, it is interesting to give those coming to Russia an insight into the situation here. My experience so far  I have been a vegetarian ...
02 Oct
2019
Всем привет! My name is Daniela, I was born and raised in Austria — Croatian by nationality but my roots are in Bosnia and Herzegowina. I finished my Bachelor’s degree in the field of translation and interpreting with English and Russian as my first and second foreign language, respectively. I am happy to announce that ...