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Tips and Tricks to Stay Healthy While Eating Abroad
Going to a different country is a dream that most people have, but only some people actually accomplish. Whether you want to go to Paris, the city of lights, or India there will be some drastic differ...
Osei Agyemang 16 days ago
Finland Tops All!
A person with all ambitions will never want to live in a state of frustration, pressure, and difficulties. Everyone hopes for a very comfortable life without obstacles. Many people travel to other cou...
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Kevin 23 days ago
Things You Didn't Know: German Edition
Some Facts About Germany Which You Probably Never Knew: The world's an amazing place when you stop to think about it. We live in a rather amazing time when it comes to how we look at the world. There ...
The Ideal Eating Experience in Hanoi
Hanoi has the most singular method to get dinner. It starts by stepping out of the hostel, an impossibly narrow Paris-style terrace, into a cacophony of smog and scooter horns. With a thick humidity h...
Osei Agyemang 2 months ago
Body Tattoos Versus Indian Beliefs
Body Tattoos Versus Indian Beliefs It is believed that the tattoo existed for thousands of years. They were used to identify prisoners, servants, and slaves. Tattoos were also used as markings in the ...
Shraddha Gautam2 months ago
The Feet That Never Touched The Ground
Nepal, a small mountainous country surrounded by two large countries is rich in culture. Nepal is surrounded by India in the east, south, and the west, and by China on the north. Nepal is the common g...
Jay Dee Archer3 months ago
Reverse Culture Shock
It's been three years since I left Japan to return to my home country of Canada. I lived in Japan for eleven years, more than a quarter of my life. That's a long time to live outside your home country. I got married in Japan, had a child in Japan, and had a job I loved in Japan. But why did I move back to Canada? There are several reasons, which I'll briefly touch, but it was a very difficult decision. It's a decision I still live with, and I've changed a lot as a person. When you move to anothe...
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Billy Trotter3 months ago
Everything You Need to Know About a Japanese Picnic Party
When was the last time that you gathered all your loved ones for a picnic party? Be it a weekend getaway or a local get-together, picnics are the best approach to spend quality time with your friends ...
M C3 months ago
Historical Notes on Italy
Rome was an empire, a republic, and a democracy. What do people mean when they say you care too much about the past? That criticism laid in the back of my mind. I should think about the present, but t...
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Sandy 3 months ago
Lost in Germany
I moved to Germany about four years ago, not because I wanted to, but because my parents wanted to relocate. It was actually supposed to be a holiday trip for three weeks, which apparently ended up be...
Rebekah Sanyu4 months ago
How We Cause Damage by 'Helping'
I am writing to you from the shelter of a veranda in a rural Ugandan village, where the current rainstorms and bellowing thunder are drowning out my thoughts. This is my fourth month living in Uganda,...
Denise Alvarado5 months ago
Five Places to Visit to Experience New Orleans Voodoo
Many people who visit New Orleans are interested in learning about its rich, vibrant cultural history. And, among those people are those interested in learning about a specific part of their history, ...
Morgan Sankofa5 months ago
Animism
Animism may be the basis of all religion. This is a world view, and not necessarily a religion. As I have read on Britannica, animism was described by 1800s European conquerors as a "primitive superst...
WatchMojo 5 months ago
Top 10 Biggest Things That Culture Shock Americans
American tourists are often taken off-guard by these. Welcome to WatchMojo.com and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the top 10 things that culture shock Americans. For this list, we’ll be ex...
Kai Sparks6 months ago
Big Trouble in a Little Town
(Disclaimer: I'm going to avoid naming my town in this piece, as I don't know how many creepy people there are on the internet). I grew up in the world's smallest town. Well, not really the world's, w...
E DM6 months ago
Fact Checking (Ch. 1)
January 2, 2019, 8:15 PM—I'm scrolling through my Twitter timeline when I see the following tweet:
Di Rocha6 months ago
Adolescence Around the World
How different is it to be an adolescent or an emerging adult in a different part of the world? Even though the physical changes of puberty are similar among everyone, cultures differ in how they respo...
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Dominic Langer6 months ago
Spring in Buenos Aires: Cultural Diversity at Its Finest
The capital of Argentina is bursting with cultural, political, and economic activity. As well as regular weekly protests, there is a constant and wide-ranging agenda of cultural events and activity. F...