Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World
Christmas season is my favourite time of year. The cooler weather, the Christmas spirit, the Christmas lights adorning gardens, cities and homes, the smell of a wood fireplace, the smell of pine from the Christmas tree, the food, and yes, the gifts. As an adult, I especially enjoy choosing and giving gifts more than receiving them. This time of year also calls for traditions and different nations across the world have different Christmas traditions. (more…)

How to Connect to a Destination More Deeply

How to Connect to a Destination More Deeply
Travel is a fantastic experience, but with so much of the modern travel culture and industry being commercialised and sold to us in pre-packaged holiday bundles and obligatory social media snaps, how can we ensure that we really connect to our destinations in a deeper way? (more…)

2 Fascinating Ancient Culture Things To Do in Eastern Europe

2 Fascinating Ancient Culture Things To Do in Eastern Europe
So, you want to experience an authentic Italian meal, gaze upon the glorious heroes of Greece, connect with the mysterious land of Great Britain, or visit the haunting castle of Vlad the Impaler? Europe is a continent of so much history. It encompasses the birth of civilization, cuisines, customs, fashions, and heritage which go back thousands of years. And you'll find two very unique things to do in Eastern Europe to learn about this ancient

17 Major Differences Between US and UK Homes

17 Major Differences Between US and UK Homes
In the US, the American Dream includes a "dream home", but in the UK a dream home would look vastly different to the American counterpart. When comparing the differences between US and UK homes, we can find many of them, some drastic. No matter how similar the cultures may seem, two countries separated by thousands of miles have some very different characteristics in their homes.  (more…)

Around The World In 12 Christmas Traditions

Around The World In 12 Christmas Traditions
People around the world are celebrating Christmas in their own unique ways. Some Christmas traditions are really old, while others are created in homes around the planet. Even if you're not very religious you might be celebrating Christmas, gathering with family and eating your heart out. I think we all stop following any diet or healthy eating rules around this season. Hence, why so many people decide to go back to the gym once the

What Does It Look Like to Have A Cup Of Tea Around The World?

What Does It Look Like to Have A Cup Of Tea Around The World?
You can find many ways of drinking tea around the world. It's so comforting. And it's how the British solve everything, or so I hear. In Britain, you will find tea being prepared in the kitchen no matter if the apocalypse is happening outside. Did you know that tea time in Britain causes a massive surge in electricity demand? Right before a popular TV show ends, power stations in the country have to go on standby

Around The Caribbean In 17 National Dishes

Around The Caribbean In 17 National Dishes
While Caribbean cuisine may not come to mind as one of your favourites, it definitely has quite the explosion of flavours to enjoy. It is colorful and full of spice, not necessarily hot. Most of these national dishes also have a long history. While in the Caribbean, you'll fall in love with the friendliness of the locals, as well as the food. (more…)

An Illustrated Guide to Weird British Expressions

Britain and British folk are a weird bunch, and possibly their weirdest trait is their expressions. If you didn't grow up in this sovereign state but you're fluent in English, you might still find yourself not understanding what you hear when in the UK. While the origin of some of these expressions dates back a long way, these strange, bizarre, and wonderful expressions of speech find their way in modern times. (more…)

5 Reasons You Need to Visit Ireland

5 Reasons You Need to Visit Ireland
Ireland is an enchanting country. It might not be one at the top of your list but once you get there you'll realize you've been missing out. Ireland is a small country, modernizing but keeping its breathtaking ancient landscapes and some of the friendliest people on earth. Even if it's rainy, which happens a lot, you'll be certainly received with a warm welcome. There are many reasons to visit Ireland, and below you'll find five that