Culture And Travel

The 10 Most Unusual St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Around The World

The 10 Most Unusual St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Around The World

Here are a few places where they do things a little differently (don’t worry — you can still get your green beer).
By Women, For Women: Woman-Made Languages

By Women, For Women: Woman-Made Languages

Sure, it’s been said for centuries that “women have a language all their own,” but did you know that there are actually languages out there constructed by and for women to use? In honor of International Women’s Day, let’s take a look at two of these “woman-made” languages.
Feminist Words: New Vocabulary To Empower Yourself

Feminist Words: New Vocabulary To Empower Yourself

Have you ever experienced something sexist but didn’t have a word to describe it? Fear not: We have a list of feminist words to help convey your experiences so you can feel empowered.
A Cultural History Of The Taco

A Cultural History Of The Taco

Tacos as the ideal food format: discuss.
What’s The Meaning Of ‘Feminism’?

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?
Why Are Some Cultures More Emotionally Expressive Than Others?

Why Are Some Cultures More Emotionally Expressive Than Others?

We’re gonna have to get clear on what we mean when we say ’emotional.’
What Is Leap Day, And How Is It Celebrated Globally?

What Is Leap Day, And How Is It Celebrated Globally?

Leap Day is good news for February lovers! (If any of you exist, that is.)
What Is Mardi Gras, And How Is It Celebrated?

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.
The Culture Of Alone Time Around The World

The Culture Of Alone Time Around The World

There’s no shame in seeking a little solitude.
What It’s Like To Be Single Around The World

What It’s Like To Be Single Around The World

It depends on who you ask. But some places are better for single people than others.
Love Songs In Other Languages To Serenade Your Partner With

Love Songs In Other Languages To Serenade Your Partner With

Our language experts created this optimized playlist that can help you woo anyone. Just kidding, please don’t try to do that.
Does ‘Love’ Mean The Same Thing In Every Language?

Does ‘Love’ Mean The Same Thing In Every Language?

In the English language, ‘love’ is a catch-all term for many different kinds of feelings. This is only partly why English speakers are so comfortable slinging it around.