Holidays

How To Say ‘Happy Birthday!’ In Different Languages

How To Say ‘Happy Birthday!’ In Different Languages

Celebrate your friend’s favorite day of the year by learning how to say ‘Happy Birthday!’ in another language.
Summer Traditions 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.
What Is Bastille Day, And Why Do The French Celebrate It?

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…
What Speakers Of Other Languages Call Their Fathers

What Speakers Of Other Languages Call Their Fathers

Move over, music and math. Dad jokes are definitely the world’s universal language.
10 Fabulous Flag Facts To Celebrate Flag Day

10 Fabulous Flag Facts To Celebrate Flag Day

Whether you’re a casual flag admirer or a seasoned vexillologist, hopefully your interest won’t flag when reading these facts.
Spring Traditions Around The World

Spring Traditions Around The World

When it starts getting warmer outside, there are more than a few creative ways to celebrate.
How People From Around The World Make Resolutions

How People From Around The World Make Resolutions

From burning year effigies to drinking ashes, there are any number of ways to stick to your resolutions around the world.
11 Holiday Recipes From Around The World

11 Holiday Recipes From Around The World

Get in the holiday spirit by trying your hand at one of these delicious Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s dishes from other countries.
These Are The 12 Items You Need To Know To Understand Día De Muertos

These Are The 12 Items You Need To Know To Understand Día De Muertos

There’s much more to the Day of the Dead than just sugar skulls and an altar. Below I’ll explain the origins of this tradition a millennia in the making, and all of its rich, symbolic elements.
7 Weird Phobias You’ve Never Heard Of

7 Weird Phobias You’ve Never Heard Of

Sure, most of us know arachnophobia (fear of spiders) and claustrophobia (fear of confined spaces), but what the about other, lesser known phobias? In honor of Halloween, here are some of the most niche fears one can have — along with their terrifying spellings.
Why Does ‘Mother’ Sound The Same In So Many Languages?

Why Does ‘Mother’ Sound The Same In So Many Languages?

The concept of “Mom” is universal — and, for the most part, so is the name we’ve given her. The reason is probably a lot simpler than you think.
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.’ There’s also more to this holiday than margaritas (but we can’t blame you for wanting one anyway).