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An Ultimate Guide to European Street Food (Infographic)

This infographic offers a taste of some popular street foods in countries across Europe, including price, ingredients, calories, and more.
London Covent Garden Outdoor Cafe

A Brief History of London, England

A condensed history of London, the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom.
University of Copenhagen

Unique Bits of History Behind Some Popular Copenhagen Sites

Copenhagen has an interesting history, but so do many of the buildings that make up the venerable Danish capital.
Giancarlo Alberti's Watch the Gray Exhibition at Local Project, LIC, NYC

Interview with Giancarlo Alberti, Deputy Consul, Consulate General of Chile in New York

An interview with Giancarlo Alberti Barrios, the Deputy Consul of Chile's consulate in New York, along with a look at his personal artwork.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom, Quayside

A Brief History of the UK’s Friendliest City, Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, often dubbed "the United Kingdom's friendliest city," has a rich and colorful history that's just begging to be discovered.

The Global Guide To Hand Gestures (Infographic)

Infographic depicting the kinds of hand gestures that you might want to refrain from using when traveling abroad.
Children Are the Victims of Adult Vices Monument Moscow

Weekly Photo: Children Are the Victims of Adult Vices Monument, Moscow, Russia

The Children Are the Victims of Adult Vices Monument, located in Moscow, Russia, is dedicated to bringing awareness to the "sins" of adults.
Smorgasbord Julbord Sweden

Julbord – The Traditional Swedish “Christmas Table” Meal

A traditional Christmas in Sweden is not complete without the traditional julbord, a holiday variation of the quintessential Smörgåsbord buffet-style meal in the Scandinavian country.
Lido Atputas Centrs

LIDO at Atpūtas Centrs in Riga, Latvia

The LIDO at Atpūtas Centrs in Riga, Latvia is the perfect place to have traditional Latvian and Baltic cuisine for lunch or dinner.
Allemansratten Swedish Camping

Concepts to Understand Sweden and Its Culture

Important concepts to understand Swedish culture, such as fika, allemansrätten, smorgasbord, ordning och reda, and lagom.