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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.

Thanksgiving Holiday Customs, History, and Tradition (USA)

Thanksgiving in the United States is probably the most quintessentially-American holidays that there are. For those of you that are visiting or will visit...

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,...
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.

The Legend of Nian and the Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year (Nónglì Xinnián in pinyin), also known as the Spring Festival, is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In...

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,...
Smorgasbord Julbord Sweden

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.