5 features of the life of foreigners, strange RussiansPictolic
Interesting features of homemaking in different parts of the world that need to be prepared when planning a vacation or move. Spending holidays abroad, we are often faced with new and unfamiliar — discovery starts with currency exchange rates and end peculiarities of behavior at the table. Especially strongly noticeable contrast in domestic matters.
The characters of the show "Life abroad" I know this firsthand and share the interesting features of management in different countries of the world. Forewarned is forearmed!
In popular culture American public laundries — a sort of Russian benches at the entrance: there are born discussions, controversies and issues are discussed, without a doubt, the world of values.
In reality, public access to washing machines and dryers — the invention purely utilitarian, designed to save space in the apartment and to reduce the cost for utilities.
Public laundries appeared in the US after the great depression, when an individual washing machine, most segments of the population were not available. However, even with increasing standard of living, many Americans continued to wash it with their neighbors — whether for reasons of economy or just force of habit, is unknown.
Imagine that in your kitchen, in addition to conventional refrigerator has a special refrigerator for sauerkraut. For residents of South Korea, this situation is quite natural, adjusted for the fact that there does not store sauerkraut, and kimchi.
Kimchi — fermented vegetables estropipate ─ one of my favorite everyday dishes Koreans, which eat a lot and often. Reserves must be stored somewhere thought a practical people, and invented a special device. Why not?
Traditionally on Sunday for the Germans — a day of rest, so stop almost everywhere, even in most stores.
So go shopping or to purchase products for a week in the do — better to do it on Saturday so you don't have to wait for Monday.
If, however, there is an urgent need for milk or toothpaste, have to go to the nearest gas station, where you can always find the Essentials. However, once a quarter, or four times a year in German shops open on Sunday, but the flood of buyers in this case is akin to madness sale black Friday.
Unlike Icelandic houses, Japanese homes almost never heated, they have to use heaters and air conditioners.
Such harsh living conditions would explain the huge popularity ofuro among the local population. Ofuro traditional Japanese bath, made of wood, and the only way to really warm up.
The main feature of the ofuro is that to bathe in it is not accepted to this end, the Japanese pre-shower, she acts as a heat source. Fill a bath taken only once per night, after which water alternately enjoyed by all family members.
The whole system of water supply in Iceland is operated by thermal sources, so drink water from the tap and also how to cook it, here are not dangerous, and even useful.
Natural hot water copes with the heating — it is open year-round, and the residents of the apartments are in control of the heat level with the help of a special controller on the battery.
In addition, in almost any cafe or restaurant you can ask for a glass of water after you pour all from the same tap. The only problem sometimes faced by the residents of Iceland — unpleasant smell of hydrogen sulfide. However, this does not mean that the water is something wrong, on the contrary, it is filled with nutrients and beneficial effects on the body.