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10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World

10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World

Unsurprisingly, children’s books and fairy tales dominate the list.
Winter Traditions In Sweden And Russia

Winter Traditions In Sweden And Russia

In northern Europe, certain winter traditions are crucial for surviving the dark, cold season.
Seven Waves And Red Underwear: 6 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around The World

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.
Europe’s 4 Strangest Christmas Gift Givers

Europe’s 4 Strangest Christmas Gift Givers

Sure, you’ve heard of Santa Claus, but have you heard of these other Christmas gift givers?
The Other Side Of Christmas: Pagan Winter Solstice Festivals

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.
Should You Engage In PDA In Other Countries?

Should You Engage In PDA In Other Countries?

You can also get arrested in certain parts of the world for what you may think is a relatively benign gesture of affection.
How to Spice Up Your Festive Feast Like It’s Christmas In Europe

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.
Here’s Why German Love Songs Are Actually The Best (Seriously)

Here’s Why German Love Songs Are Actually The Best (Seriously)

Surprising as it may sound, German songs are the best when it comes to expressing the emotion of love.
What Is Black Friday, And Where Is It Celebrated?

What Is Black Friday, And Where Is It Celebrated?

The story behind the crowds: your guide to the history of Black Friday and who takes part in it around the world.
How Do Other Countries Celebrate Thanksgiving?

How Do Other Countries Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Believe it or not, a holiday for showing gratitude is not uniquely American.
5 Iconic British Christmas Traditions To Look Forward To

5 Iconic British Christmas Traditions To Look Forward To

Every country has strange customs — the UK just happens to pack most of them in around Christmas time. Here are the strangest traditions of the lot.
10 Interesting Christmas Traditions From Around The World

10 Interesting Christmas Traditions From Around The World

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to get in a jolly Christmas mood than with 10 wonderful Christmas words from around the world.
How To Talk About Politics When You’re In Another Country

How To Talk About Politics When You’re In Another Country

Maybe the better question is: should you even talk about politics when you’re far away from home?
7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Voting In Other Countries

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Voting In Other Countries

Here’s how voting systems in other countries help increase voter turnout and make Election Day even more exciting.