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Halloween Traditions Around the World

Halloween Traditions Around the World

Samhain (Ireland/Scotland) The festival Samhain in Ireland and Scotland is considered to be the birthplace of modern Halloween with its origins in ancient Celtic rituals. The day is celebrated by lighting bonfires and playing games. At night, children dress up in costumes and go door-to-door . . . read more

Holy Toledo!

Holy Toledo!

In the center of Spain lies a hilly city, notable for its grand Gothic cathedral and mighty fortress that stands guard next to the Tagus river. The city’s architecture and culture are marked by strong Jewish, Muslim, and Christian influence. Though the city used to . . . read more