Tag: Culture


Snowmobiles, Campfires & Ice Fishing: Celebrating Easter in the Arctic Finland

Easter in Germany means different things to different people. The weather is mostly unpredictable. For all you know you could be doing your Easter egg hunt outdoors wearing shorts and a t-shirt or you might find yourself eating Easter dinner while watching a hail storm blowing outside. The Easter traditions vary depending on region, faith and even the people you’re celebrating with, but one thing...

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Toronto’s Kensington Market – A melting pot of flavours and colours Canada / Culture

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and is considered one of the most multicultural cities in the world. There are more than 140 different languages and dialects spoken in Toronto and half of its population was born outside of Canada. People from Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe call this city their home and with so much diversity, it is no surprise that you can see,...

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Easter Around the World Culture

All across the world countries celebrate Easter. While the origin of the holiday is the same everywhere, the customs and traditions connected to the Easter holiday vary quite a lot: from the traditional egg painting to some weird and wonderful traditions like sprinkling and spanking. Over the years I noticed how different every country celebrates this holiday and I asked travel writers from around the...

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International Autumn Traditions Culture

I never used to be a big fan of autumn. The days are getting shorter, darker and the weather is turning misty and grey. Autumn is the inevitable goodbye of summer and a reminder to swap your favourite summer skirt for a waterproof and a fleece jacket. All this really used to get me down. That was until I realised that while fall can be...

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