Latvia the colonial power

Latvia the colonial power

Latvia the colonial power Latvia is the smallest nation that ever was a colonial power. In the 17th century the legendary Duchy of Courland set up colonies in Tobago and Gambia. The ancient Baltic tribes (Curonians, Semigallians, Latgalians,  Selonians) were not really peaceful farmers – they were fierce warriors and excellent sailors. Some say they were… Continue reading

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Review of italki

Italki is an online platform that connects teachers and students from all over the world, allowing you to learn from a native speaker from the comfort of your home. Or wherever there’s internet. Setting up your first lesson is almost as easy as a google search – find your language, select a teacher then schedule… Continue reading

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The Seven Sisters

Every major city has its own unique buildings and architectural style that sets it apart from other cities, and Moscow is no exception. Looking at any picture of the Moscow skyline, you will quickly notice seven massive buildings in the distance, each with numerous spires on the roofs pointing upwards. It no coincidence that all… Continue reading

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