Culture

8 Must-See Foreign Films Of The 21st Century

8 Must-See Foreign Films Of The 21st Century

What’s your favorite foreign-language film?
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.)
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.
8 French Expressions About Love From Around The World

8 French Expressions About Love From Around The World

Try expressing your love in French with these romantic phrases from France, Cameroon, Canada, Haiti, Senegal and other French-speaking countries.
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.
The Language Of Being Single: Terms For Singles From Around The World

The Language Of Being Single: Terms For Singles From Around The World

Please don’t use any of these terms to describe people.
5 Podcasts To Listen To If You’re Learning Swedish

5 Podcasts To Listen To If You’re Learning Swedish

Whether you’re reinforcing your language essentials or catching up on Swedish murder mysteries, listening to these podcasts totally counts as studying.
A Cultural History Of Borscht

A Cultural History Of Borscht

What’s in a magenta-colored bowl of beet soup? As it turns out, a lot.
The Language Of Self-Care

The Language Of Self-Care

What do all those wellness buzzwords really mean?
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.