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A person wearing a intricate Carnevale costume and mask floats down a canal in Venice, Italy

Five Unique Festivals That Celebrate Italian Cuisine

Just a mere mention of Italy evokes images of the delicious foods that make up the country’s world-reno
A night time scene where a traditional wooden boat is placed atop a pile of burning ghost paper as an offering to the Gods during the Wang Yeh Boat Burning Festival

Taiwan’s Wang Yeh Boat Burning Festival

Every three years, Taiwanese locals gather in the port town of Donggang for an eight-day festival in which a large wooden boat is set on fire to ward off disease.
Five people in traditional Bavarian outfits are drinking steins of beer outdoors.

Oktoberfest: The Largest Beer Festival in the World

It might come as a surprise to some of the millions of Oktoberfest attendees that the German festival’s origins had nothing to do with beer.
A view of the Borobudur Temple in the foreground as the sun rises over the surrounding mountains in the distance

Borobudur Temple – The World’s Largest Buddhist Monument

Located in Java, Indonesia, the Borobudur Temple Compounds was built in the 8th and 9th
Image of the Library of Celsus in Ephesus

8 Facts About Turkey to Expand Your Cultural Awareness

There are more than 30 languages spoken in Turkey.
Colorful Ganesh statues are submerged in water to honor the Hindu Goddess, Durja.

Hindu Traditions Practiced Across India

India is rich in cultural diversity, and that diversity is reflected in the Hindu traditions people follow throughout the country.
Three women and one man wearing casual clothes are looking at each other and laughing while standing outside

Some of the Funniest Brazilian Idioms and Expressions

While living in Brazil, you’ll hear many colorful phrases that reflect the country’s people and culture.
A black mug containing a foamy egg coffee, sprinkled with spices sits on a wooden table.

An Introduction to Asian Egg Coffee

Italy has expresso.
A cityscape of Cairo centers on a traffic circle with an Egyptian flag in the middle. It shows the massive traffic jam taking place on the streets of the city.

Arabic Isn’t the Only Language Cairo’s Drivers Speak

With more than 20 million residents and millions of cars on the road, the Cairo metropolitan area is th

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