Holidays

The 10 Most Unusual St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Around The World

The 10 Most Unusual St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Around The World

Here are a few places where they do things a little differently (don’t worry — you can still get your green beer).
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.)
What Is Mardi Gras, And How Is It Celebrated?

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.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Lunar New Year

8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Lunar New Year

Here are just a few facts about the massive celebration that is Chinese New Year, which is celebrated by over a billion people around the world.
Why Language Learning Should Be Your Top Resolution This Year

Why Language Learning Should Be Your Top Resolution This Year

It’s not that weight loss is a bad goal. It’s just that you’re way more likely to stick to this one — and reap the many side benefits that go along with it.
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 Wacky Holiday Traditions Around The World

11 Wacky Holiday Traditions Around The World

From caroling with a horse skull to enjoying Christmas Eve at KFC, these holiday customs give the old man in the chimney a run for his money.
20 Reasons To Learn A Language In 2020

20 Reasons To Learn A Language In 2020

It’s time to make your resolutions, and you already know what we’re going to recommend.
What Language Was Spoken At The First Thanksgiving?

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

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

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?

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

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.