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Around The World In 23 Cups Of Coffee

Around The World In 23 Cups Of Coffee

Feed your caffeine addiction with this satisfying (and stimulating) tour of international coffee culture.
Underground Etiquette: Public Transit Rules Around the World

Underground Etiquette: Public Transit Rules Around the World

Please mind the (cultural) gap between the train and the platform.
5 Binge-Worthy Reality TV Shows From Around The World

5 Binge-Worthy Reality TV Shows From Around The World

Are you tired of all of the reality shows you see on television? Well, maybe it’s time to check out different reality shows from around the world!
Why Do Some Cultures Eat Spicy Foods And Others Don’t?

Why Do Some Cultures Eat Spicy Foods And Others Don’t?

Variety is the spice of life, and some of that variety involves bland, bland food.
‘Sliding In On A Shrimp Sandwich’: The Best International Business Jargon

‘Sliding In On A Shrimp Sandwich’: The Best International Business Jargon

International chambers of commerce share their favorite cliché corporate phrases from countries around the world.
How To Host The Perfect Danish Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect Danish Dinner Party

While Danes certainly love their pastries, that thing you call a Danish isn’t exactly “Denmark at its most authentic.”
Polyglot Pooches: Why Many Dogs Are Trained In Other Languages

Polyglot Pooches: Why Many Dogs Are Trained In Other Languages

Whether they’re police K-9s or civilian mutts, many of our four-legged friends are given foreign-language commands during training. Here’s why.
Can Meditation Help You Learn A Language?

Can Meditation Help You Learn A Language?

I followed my Babbel lessons with meditation for a week, and this is what happened.
Ciphers, Cants And Cults: The Secret Languages Of Secret Societies

Ciphers, Cants And Cults: The Secret Languages Of Secret Societies

How secret societies, cults and other groups throughout history have used secret languages and codes to communicate.
How To Host The Perfect Russian Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect Russian Dinner Party

Vodka can’t carry this one alone, so you better come prepared with plenty of hearty Russian food too.
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 (and why it might soon be going away).
Quiz: How Well Do You Know Argentine Spanish?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Argentine Spanish?

If you’ve learned Spanish in traditional settings, you most likely have a good handle on Spain’s or Mexico’s dialect. But do you know how to speak like a true Porteño?
Should You Smile In Other Countries?

Should You Smile In Other Countries?

Your big, doofy American grin might not win you any favors in certain countries.