What Is Mardi Gras, And How Is It Celebrated?
It turns out there’s a lot more to Mardi Gras and Carnival than what happens in New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro.
What Language Was Spoken At The First Thanksgiving?
You probably know the story of the First Thanksgiving, but do you know the indigenous language behind it?
The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For The Person Who Has Everything
Some people are easier to shop for than others, but even those who already have all the things they want could use better ways to spend their time.
5 Of The Most Memorable Ghost Stories Around The World
Ghosts! The whole world is talking about them.
Where Do Superstitions Come From, And How Do They Spread?
Language and superstition are entwined with each other like broken mirrors and bad luck.
7 Halloween Costume Ideas For The Committed Language Learner
You can’t exactly dress up like a language, but you can get into character, if you catch our drift.
7 Fascinating And Terrifying Creatures From Around The World
Vengeful ghosts, cannibal monsters, forest nymphs and frog kings — every corner of this planet is home to fascinating and terrifying supernatural beings.
The Grim Reaper And Friends: How 5 Different Cultures Imagine Death
You’re probably familiar with the Grim Reaper, but do you know about the other symbols of death around the world?
Summer Traditions Around The World
Bored of hot dogs and Six Flags? Here’s how the rest of the world tips its hat to summer.
3 Reasons Why Summer Is The Best Season To Learn A New Language
Put on your thinking cap — and your sunscreen.
What Is Bastille Day, And Why Do The French Celebrate It?
Celebrating revolution with fireworks, parades and parties? You might think you’re in the United States if you’re not paying attention…
Earth Day Celebrations: A Global Affair To Glorify The Planet
It’s never too late to give Gaia some love.
5 British Christmas Traditions That Other Countries Find Really Confusing
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.