Culture


Rotorua: Experience Geothermal Activity & Maori Culture Culture / New Zealand

Rotorua is a geothermal wonderland build in a giant volcano, but don’t worry its last major eruption was 240,000 years ago. The city is a must-visit if you’re travelling New Zealand’s North Island as it wonderfully combines geothermal activity with centuries of Māori culture. Rotorua is located in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island in the Bay of Plenty Region. The convenient location, bubbling mud...

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Toronto 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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Celebrating Easter in a Mixed European Home Culture

When you think of Easter, the Easter bunny or egg hunts may come to mind when you’re in the U.S.A. For me, symbolism behind Easter baskets in Poland, memories of Easter egg hunts in The Netherlands, tulips and willow branch decorations, and a full traditional Polish breakfast are what make Easter so special. Growing up in The Netherlands in a mixed household with a Polish...

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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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