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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.
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.
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,...
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...

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,...

Baba Marta Day and Martenitsa in Bulgaria

Learn more about the Bulgarian tradition of Baba Marta Day, the Legend of Baba Marta, Martenitsa, and Pizho and Penda.
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.

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