How German Immigrants Influenced American Culture And Language
Even if you’ve never studied German, you probably know a decent amount of vocabulary.
What’s The Meaning Of ‘Feminism’?
Feminism’s been in the news a lot in the past few years, from the Women’s March to the watershed #MeToo movement. But what does the word “feminism” really mean?
What Is Mardi Gras, And How Is It Celebrated?
It turns out there’s a lot more to Mardi Gras and Carnival than what happens in New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro.
7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day In France
In the city of love, Valentine’s Day is actually exclusively for lovers.
14 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day Traditions Around The World
Black noodles, suggestive spoons and pig presents? Sign us up.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Lunar New Year
Here are just a few facts about the massive celebration that is Chinese New Year, which is celebrated by over a billion people around the world.
The Best Cities In Europe To Spend New Year’s Eve
Since New Year’s Eve is nearly here, one of Babbel Magazine’s regular contributors shares her favorite cities for celebrating the big night.
2022 Words Of The Year Around The World
This year’s list shows that 2022 was defined by war, inflation and…goblins.
Seven Waves And Red Underwear: 6 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around The World
There’s more to New Year’s Eve than simply enjoying a few glasses of something bubbly.
How to Spice Up Your Festive Feast Like It’s Christmas In Europe
We got the inside scoop on Europe’s most popular festive food trends from some of the continent’s largest supermarkets.
The Other Side Of Christmas: Pagan Winter Solstice Festivals
December 25th might signify the birth of Jesus for Christians, but the Winter Solstice is also central to other traditions.
10 Words That Represent Christmas Traditions In Different Languages
‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to get into the Christmas spirit than with 10 wonderful Christmas traditions in different languages?
Festive Traditions That Show There’s No Christmas Like German Christmas
You might be surprised by how many Christmas celebrations originated in Germany.
Europe’s 4 Strangest Christmas Gift Givers
Sure, you’ve heard of Santa Claus, but have you heard of these other Christmas gift givers?