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Festive Traditions That Show There’s No Christmas Like German Christmas

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

Europe’s 4 Strangest Christmas Gift Givers

Sure, you’ve heard of Santa Claus, but have you heard of these other Christmas gift givers?
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Sandwiches

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Sandwiches

How did the Sloppy Joe, hoagie and hot dog get their names?
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.
Top French-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t France

Top French-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t France

So you want to immerse yourself in the French language? Great news: you’ve got plenty of options.
A Brief History Of Puerto Rico

A Brief History Of Puerto Rico

How did Puerto Rico get its name? Where does the term Boricua come from, and what does it mean? Well, it all started with the Taíno…
The Weirdest Superstitions From Around The World

The Weirdest Superstitions From Around The World

When it comes to superstitions, each country has its own idea of what constitutes bad luck. Just make sure you never do these 13 things.
The Top 10 Street Food Capitals Of Europe

The Top 10 Street Food Capitals Of Europe

Currywurst, churros, baklava and more. Let’s go on a tasty tour all around Europe to find savory snacks and sweet treats to go.
15 Terrifying Boogeymen From Around The World

15 Terrifying Boogeymen From Around The World

This Halloween, get a lesson in supernatural scare tactics from the Boogeyman and 14 of his cousins.
Do They Really Take Siestas In Spain?

Do They Really Take Siestas In Spain?

Contrary to the popular stereotype, Spaniards actually work some of the longest hours in Europe. Here’s why the siesta isn’t exactly what you think.
Read The World: 10 Books About Oslo

Read The World: 10 Books About Oslo

There’s more to Oslo than Scandinavian noir (though, yes, there’s plenty of that).
Read The World: 10 Books About Amsterdam

Read The World: 10 Books About Amsterdam

Tour the streets and canals of Amsterdam without leaving your home.
Why Do Some People Speak A Venetian Dialect In Brazil?

Why Do Some People Speak A Venetian Dialect In Brazil?

Or rather, a Brazilian variant of the Venetian dialect.