Browsing: Culture

Coffee is one of the most widespread and popular drinks in the world, but what do you really know about the black beverage? Read up, and impress with your knowledge over the next cup of coffee with you friends or colleagues! First described by a Swedish botanist Although coffee is a tropical plant, the genus Coffea was…

Barcelona is one of most popular holiday resorts in Europe. No wonder about that. With a relaxed and laid-back culture, an outstanding cuisine and a breathtakingly beautiful location with the Mediterranean Sea in the East and the Serra de Collserola mountain range in the West, you could hardly ask for more. But Barcelona offers so much more: a…

Is there more to Japan than simply anime and outrageously weird game shows? We’d believe so. Other than a huge number of awesome tourist spots, the Land of the Rising Sun and its inhabitants have been busy bees for more than a century and, as a result, the country is home to numerous successful businesses.…

Flying has become an increasingly common way to travel, with more than 37 million commercial flights flown in 2017. However, even if you’re a frequent flier, there may still be some things you don’t know. Below, find 10 surprising facts about air travel that may be new to you, or at least fresher than the…

We seem to be constantly bombarded by all sorts of information about climate change, and what negative effects it has on the environment and humanity as a whole. But in light of those many gloomy facts, we’re not really given any options as to what we can do ourselves to counter the situation – making…

Our world is chock full of amazing places. Seriously, go out your front door, start walking in any random direction, and chances are that you’ll probably hit something interesting within a few hours. It could be a meadow, a groovy street you’ve never visited before, a windswept stretch of coastline, or even just an all…

Customs around death are one of the most ritualized aspects of human existence. However, the traditions and rituals undertaken by those grieving the loss of a loved one vary wildly; one culture’s “strange” is another culture’s way of remembering Nana. Below are 10 mourning traditions that may seem strange to those who don’t follow them……

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