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Fascinating Halloween-esque Traditions Throughout the World

Fascinating Halloween-esque Traditions Throughout the World

Though Halloween is widely considered an American holiday, many of the festivities that culminate around the last day of October have been ‘borrowed’ from other cultures over the years. Jack-o’-lanterns, for instance, originated in Ireland

Around the World: The Tea Edition

Around the World: The Tea Edition

Whether on a floor cushion, in an elaborate dining hall, or over the side of an 18th century cargo ship, the way you handle your tea can be a method of expression as well as a distinct cultural activity. If you are sipping for pleasure or for your health, drinking [...]

Oíche Shamhna Shona! (Happy Halloween in Gaelic)

Oíche Shamhna Shona! (Happy Halloween in Gaelic)

Children roam the streets dressed as ghouls, goblins, and other things that go “bump” in the night–it’s Halloween! But while American children troll the suburban streets in search of candy and other more sinister things,

James Bond-ography: The Worldly Travels of 007

James Bond-ography: The Worldly Travels of 007

James Bond movies have come to symbolize many things to filmgoers, from classy rides and extravagant action sequences to nifty gadgets and ridiculously hot women. Another recurring theme throughout the 007 franchise is the use of exotic

6 Free Things to do in Rome

6 Free Things to do in Rome

Getting to Rome can be expensive, but staying there doesn’t have to be. While Rome certainly has a lot to offer for the luxury traveler bent on five-star hotels and three-star restaurants, it has a lot to offer for the penny conscious traveler.

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The ‘Gangnam Style’ Effect: 5 Foreign Artists Due for American Stardom

The ‘Gangnam Style’ Effect: 5 Foreign Artists Due for American Stardom

Historians will look back on July 15, 2012, as the day when ‘Gangnam Style’ was introduced to the general public. In just over three months, the clip has netted more than

5 of the World’s Most Beautiful Train Rides

5 of the World’s Most Beautiful Train Rides

Trans-Siberian Railway The absolute longest railway that exists on this spectacular planet should be on every human’s list of things to do once in their lifetime. Crossing the entirety of Russia,

The Best Music Festivals Around The World

The Best Music Festivals Around The World

Coachella – United States of America Down in the depths of the Southwestern United States resides a small town called Indio, California. For 3 straight days, one time every year, this seemingly normal Polo Club is converted in to a musical

Want to Teach English Overseas? Here’s How

Want to Teach English Overseas? Here’s How

In response to the crippling recession that has severely punked the American job market, thousands of men and women are exploring overseas teaching opportunities – some who wish bide their time while the market recovers, and