20 Things About Minsk

20 Things About Minsk
I was so excited to see my family and friends in Minsk! In this post I decided to share with you guys photos of all the fun things that I noticed during my trip.

#1: A crêpe with my name on it that I tried at the supermarket. The name was made of chocolate. Yummy!

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#2: The most misogyny sauna hat you could imagine. In translation from Russian, “I’m a great cook. I don’t talk too much. I never have a headache.”

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#3: Facial with Lyudmila that I know since I was a teenager. I felt like a brand new after that procedure!

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#4: Door sign at the Chekhov Сafé saying, “Pull. Affectionately.”

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#5: My sister’s inspiration board.

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#6: My #TBT photo with a long bob. Believe it or not, that photo was taken when I was at the first grade.

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#7: This sign says “Technical Break.” Seems like a sales representative had too much fun on a Friday night.

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#8: Breakfast with RG agency where I talked about #StyleSprinter blog and my life in New York.

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#9: The best cheesecake I’ve ever tried outside of the U.S.

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#10: Interview with the Women’s Magazine and a meeting with an amazing Editor-in-Chief Maria Stolyarova.

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#11: Desquacrem Deep Pore Cleanser by Sothys Paris that helped me to get rid of acne when I was a teenager. I’ll always be thankful for that!

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#12: My dog Lilu as a hairstyle model at the pet groomers master-class.

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#13: Canned fish. Traditional New Years Eve dish in the USSR.

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#14: Fancy coffee cups with the images of Moscow and Pisa.

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#15: Advertising of the door supplies saloon saying, “With our services, you can pass through walls.” Russian humor is very straight-to-the-point but I still love it.

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#16: Real tea (not tea bags!) that smells so delicious.

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#17: “The most needed book ever.”

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#18: Contact lenses vending machine.

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#19: Zen recycling area.

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#20: A book about quilling. Surprisingly, I’ve never heard about it in the U.S.

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+ 21: You can buy a hedgehog.

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+22: Espresso café a-la Russe.

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+23: Cross booking shelf where everyone can borrow a book for free. Belarus is a reading nation and I truly appreciate it!

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+24: Belarusian pantyhose. The best pantyhose on the planet earth!

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+25: Snow! While New York was fighting a fake blizzard while the weather in Minsk was perfect and not too cold.

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