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Holidays & Traditions

Holidays and traditions of different countries, places, and peoples, along with the customs, superstitions, ideas, etiquette and/or stories behind them.

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Bulgarian Wedding Traditions, Part 4: After the Wedding

This is part one of a four-part look into the culture and traditions of Bulgarian weddings and marriage, specifically after the wedding.
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Bulgarian Wedding Traditions, Part 3: At the Wedding (Continued)

This is part one of a four-part look into the culture and traditions of Bulgarian weddings and marriage, specifically the wedding itself.
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Bulgarian Wedding Traditions, Part 2: At the Wedding

This is part one of a four-part look into the culture and traditions of Bulgarian weddings and marriage, specifically the wedding itself.
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Bulgarian Wedding Traditions, Part 1: Before the Wedding

This is part one of a four-part look into the culture and traditions of Bulgarian weddings and marriage, specifically leading up to the wedding.
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5 Fantastic Places To Spend The Festive Season

Bethan takes a look at five very different places to enjoy the Christmas and holiday season from all around the world, including Paris & NYC.
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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.
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.

Stepping on the Bull’s Balls in Milan

For anyone that's ever made it to Milan, you've no doubt spent at least a bit of time within the magnificent Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II,...

International Women’s Day

On March 8th of each year, the world now recognizes and celebrates International Women's Day. This is a day set aside, officially observed in...
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The Aperitivo Culture in Northern Italy

Aperitivo is simply what it says it is, an aperitif. An aperitif is meant to open the stomach before dinner, and usually consists...