by Have you heard of Diwali? It’s the South Asian Festival of Lights and is traditionally celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs all over the world. Multiple religions celebrate this holiday, and in its simplest form, it represents the victory of light over dark, good over evil, hope over despair, and knowledge over ignorance. In […]
by Korean Pop Music (K-Pop) and Korean Dramas (K-Dramas) are wildly popular, but there is more to South Korea than music and movies. Here are 10 fun cultural tidbits about the peninsula to expand your world. 1. Korea and Kimchi Go Together If there is a national food of Korea, kimchi is it. Every grocery […]
by Celebrating our loved ones who have passed is important for keeping their memories alive and also for grieving. Dia de los Muertos is celebrated throughout Mexico. It originates from the Aztecs as they believed the Goddess of Death helped their loved ones cross to the other side. When the Spanish arrived, they brought their […]
by Mawlid al-Nabi (Arabic: مَولِد النَّبِي), also called Mawlid, is a festive observance of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) by some Muslims. It is a cultural expression, and not a religious obligation or global practice. Due to Islam using a lunar calendar, Mawlid will occur this year on October 29th, 2020. This post […]
A trip to Taiwan isn’t complete without including Tainan City. From bubble tea to roundabouts, here are 10 fun facts about Tainan City, Taiwan.