culture

Get the authentic cultural experience on your next foreign jaunt. Wander like a local; here, there, and everywhere.

  • Elaine Gallagher
    Published about 5 hours ago
    The Coliseum in Rome

    The Coliseum in Rome

    During our visit to Rome, we were privileged to visit the Coliseum. Just standing inside the Coliseum gave me chills as I envisioned being in the movie Gladiator and actually experiencing the history of that era. I could picture Russell Crowe in the center fighting for his privileges and recalling how he depicted life at this time in history. As we know, Hollywood portrays Roman gladiatorial contests as brutal, unruly duels that usually ended when one of the combatants killed the other. But in reality, gladiators didn't always fight to the death.
  • The Salty Dreamers
    Published about 16 hours ago
    Schoolies Alternative Adventure

    Schoolies Alternative Adventure

    Life after school; a time to reflect on twelve years of friendships; made and lost, of hard work and unquestionable bouts of procrastination, and what felt like prolonged drudgery in those last remaining months. High school is a truly memorable stepping stone in the paths of our lives; it helps shape who we are.
  • Jocquetta Jones
    Published 2 days ago
    Cultural Experience

    Cultural Experience

    My cultural experience in the Dominican Republic was extremely an amazing trip. The Dominicans way of life differ from ours in many different ways such as, gender roles, economy, relationships, education, dynamics of the family, and much more. Although their culture is different, it doesn’t mean they develop a wrong way to live; however, they were able to seek out a simpler and more benefiting way to support and contribute to their daily needs. Because of these differences, we were able to get the opportunity to visit a country of poverty with so many people looking for a helping hand. These people needed someone to hear their stories, to show compassion and love towards them. As you begin to open up your hearts and minds to deepen your understanding of the Dominican culture, you will be able to also learn about the way they live, their perspective of things, and as well as the history behind the Dominican people
  • Sushanka Malakar
    Published 12 days ago
    Facts of Bhutan

    Facts of Bhutan

    Bhutan is a small country in the eastern Himalayas surrounded by big countries India and China. Bhutan is geographically in South Asia and is the region's second-least-populous nation after the Maldives. Thimphu is its capital and the largest city, while Phuntsholing is its financial center. In South Asia, Bhutan ranks first in economic freedom, ease of doing business and peace and is the least corrupt country in the region as of 2016. The head of state is the King of Bhutan, known as the "Dragon King”. Name of the Dragon king is Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. The official language is Dzongkha (written in the Tibetan script).
  • Tess
    Published 13 days ago
    Confessions of A New Yorker: What It Means To Be New York Tough

    Confessions of A New Yorker: What It Means To Be New York Tough

    Growing up, I used to call myself a New Yorker, even though I had only visited on vacation. My parents would have to explain to their friends that I wanted to move there one day when they would get quizzical looks.
  • Lubos Pokrivcak
    Published 13 days ago
    Mostar Does Not Forget ´93

    Mostar Does Not Forget ´93

    Death. We all fear it, we try to deny it will come. But for them, it was part of their daily life just a little bit more than 20 years ago. Discover post-war Mostar.
  • Jerry O'Driscoll
    Published 15 days ago
    Christmas in Ireland

    Christmas in Ireland

    Irish Christmas traditions
  • Karan Thapa
    Published 15 days ago
    Coexistence of Shinto and Buddhism in Japan

    Coexistence of Shinto and Buddhism in Japan

    Shinto is the indigenous religion of Japanese people, also known as the animistic or nature religion. It is as old as the Japanese culture. As per the nature religion beliefs, everything in nature is sacred and has spiritual powers.
  • traveltheworld world
    Published 17 days ago
    How to eat like a local in Maldives

    How to eat like a local in Maldives

    Absorbing the food culture is one of the most interesting aspects when you are travelling to another country, and that gives anyone a mind-blowing experience. When in the Maldives, this experience is extra impressive. With its most delicious food items and food habits, dining in the Maldives like a local will grant beautiful memories that will last a lifetime. Go through this guide to have a basic idea, you will get to learn a lot more when you actually have the experience.
  • Catarina Melo
    Published 23 days ago
    Lisboa Menina e Moça

    Lisboa Menina e Moça

    It is without a doubt here that many adventures begin. By the river, with the warm air hovering and the light in the eye. Capital of Portugal after a long history, this city that is so dear to many is the beating heart and a open door to Europe.
  • Amargeaux Rai
    Published 29 days ago
    Time To Learn Spanish!! Chap. 2

    Time To Learn Spanish!! Chap. 2

    Bonjour!! Comment ça va!?
  • Drew Johnston
    Published about a month ago
    The Trip of a Lifetime

    The Trip of a Lifetime

    Tanzania was the most important trip that I have ever been on. The first reason for this is because it sparked my love of travel. The second is that it was an amazing and rewarding experience that I will never forget. This was my first mission trip and I can't wait to go on another. If you ever get the chance to go on any sort of trip that lets you volunteer, definitely take that opportunity.