Unique New Year’s Traditions From 6 Countries

Every community celebrates the coming of the new year in a special way. Here are 6 traditions that you may not know of from countries around the globe.   1. ...

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7 Global Festivals That Celebrate Ice and Snow

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! At these festivals around the world, the more chill in the air, the better to celebrate all things winter. There is ...

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7 Holiday Treats From Around the World

Make room, gingerbread men! This year, impress your holiday guests with an international indulgence. These global holiday desserts are not only delicious, but their traditions, origins and superstitions will make ...

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The International Origins of Santa Claus

When you hear Santa Claus, your mind probably jumps to a jolly old man with a white trimmed suit and a beard to match. This is the Santa Claus of ...

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Recipes for a Globally Inspired Thanksgiving

What does your Thanksgiving table look like? Is there a classic salt-brined turkey and mashed potatoes at the center? Does the food reflect a rich cultural tradition? In any case, ...

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10 Short Stories for Your Language Arts Class on Halloween

October 31st can pose a challenge for teachers: How do you engage a group of students fully costumed and thinking about candy-filled festivities? Lean into the spirit in your language ...

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7 Unique 4th of July Traditions Around the US

Every 4th of July, millions of Americans all over the country celebrate with fireworks, cookouts, and other traditions. However, some communities choose to mark Independence Day in their own special ...

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6 Easter Traditions Around the World

For Christians around the world, Easter is one of the holiest events of the year, but even if you are not of faith, the accompanying celebrations can be fascinating to ...

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