Monthly Archive: June 2015

3 STEREOTYPES ABOUT THE SERBIAN CULTURE

Serbian culture

Stereotypes are fascinating since they can be true and they can also not be true. It is easy to see why people love to put labels on others – for easy access. Science says that we classify like this for better understanding. It is human nature to try to make sense of things. This article details 3 stereotypes about Serbian women: some true, and some not. read more

4 FUN RUSSIAN WEDDING SUPERSTITIONS AND BELIEFS

Russian weddings

In all cultures there are many fun superstitions and beliefs tied to the big event of a wedding. In the west there is the “something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue”, the bouquet throwing and garter belt and so forth. In Asia, the happy couple is showered with rice as a way to bless them with prosperity. Interesting traditions exist all over the world. In this article we focus on the Russian wedding beliefs and superstitions. Russian weddings read more