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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.

Essential Map of Europe: How to Say “Beer” Around Europe

What's more important than knowing how to say the word for beer in the language of the country you're visiting? Check out this cool graphic...
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.

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.

Foods of Jamaica

Growing up in New York City, I've long been familiar with the foods that Jamaicans eat and prepare, but on my recent trip to...
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.
Demonym endings

What’s a Demonym?

A demonym is the adjectival word that describes the people of the place in question.
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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.

99 Rude and Obscene Place Names Around the World (In English)

This is what happens when I run out of ideas of things to write about - 5th grade Christian comes out. Here are 99...
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.