Holiday

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not ‘Mexico’s Independence Day.’
What Is May Day?

What Is May Day?

It’s a holiday that means different things to different people.
Easter Traditions Around The World And Where They Come From

Easter Traditions Around The World And Where They Come From

What do eggs, bunnies and chocolate have in common, really?
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.
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.
How To Wish People ‘Happy Holidays’ Around The World

How To Wish People ‘Happy Holidays’ Around The World

Here are season’s greetings from 13 different languages.
Celebrate The Season Globally With Babbel’s Multilingual Holiday Playlist

Celebrate The Season Globally With Babbel’s Multilingual Holiday Playlist

From religious classics to non-denominational modern hits, our multilingual holiday music playlist has it all.
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.
Babbel’s 2020 Language Learner Gift Guide

Babbel’s 2020 Language Learner Gift Guide

Almost everything feels different this year, but gifts will always be a great way to show someone you care.
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.