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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A Guide to Vienna’s Christmas Markets

For most, the mention of Vienna evokes thoughts of its artistic and intellectual past, primarily because of two of its most famous residents: Mozart and Beethoven. For others, the historic ...

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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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Classroom Activity: Cookies From Around the World

Break out of your chocolate chip comfort zone! Every country has its own version of a traditional cookie and – unsurprisingly – they’re all just as delicious as the American ...

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