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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.

2012-12-27 Milan

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...

Sunday Brunch in NYC: Quintessential New York City

New York City is known around the world for many things. Whether it's food, such as our dirty water dogs, bagels with lox, pizza,...
NYC Times Square New Years Ball

18 Unique New Year’s Traditions

A list of 18 different New Year traditions from countries and cities around the world.

Happy Diwali, Everyone!

In case you haven't heard, today marks the start of Diwali, an important festival throughout a large portion of southern and central Asia, as...

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...