Tag: traditions

Digging Up Grave Dirt

Digging Up Grave Dirt

  Despite the stunning serenity and vast vistas of Switzerland, one of the small country’s most striking features is its unusually beautiful graveyards. Visitors more familiar with the aged, dilapidated, and mossy cemeteries of their native countries are stunned by the polished headstones, vibrant,  flower . . . read more

Birthday Traditions Around the World

Birthday Traditions Around the World

One of the most celebrated days in a person’s life is the day they are born. Your birthday marks your entrance into the world. Throughout life, your date of birth becomes a part of your identity. And most importantly, it’s the day friends and family . . . read more

Try a Tradition! Taking a look at New Year’s traditions around the world

Try a Tradition! Taking a look at New Year’s traditions around the world

New Year’s Eve is a classic holiday that is celebrated by most everyone around the world. In the United States, people gather to watch the ball drop in Times Square, eat lots of finger foods and fancy snacks, and kiss their special someone right at . . . read more

Celebrate! Cultural Celebrations around the World

Celebrate! Cultural Celebrations around the World

Want to feel at home in a new culture? Visit the following festivals around the world to learn how to dance, sing, eat, and enjoy like a local. These festivals celebrate traditions passed down through generations and are guaranteed to increase your appreciation and understanding . . . read more

Valentine’s Day: Love Around the World

Valentine’s Day: Love Around the World

Find out about Valentine’s Day traditions around the world.

The World in a Fruit Basket

The World in a Fruit Basket

I’m not exactly an expert on anything—I’m not a world-renowned traveler, a famous writer, or a gourmet chef. But I do know what it means to be a broke student with wanderlust. I’ve always had big dreams of traveling and photographing the world, but lately I’ve learned to satisfy my thirst for new cultures by getting a taste of other cultures—literally—through the fruits they eat. As it turns out, you really can fit the world in a grocery cart.