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Five members of Orchestra Baobab wearing traditional Senegalese clothing play instruments on stage

Senegal's Orchestra Baobab

Formed over 50 years ago in a Dakar, Senegal nightclub, Orchestra Baobab continues to be one of the cou
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Poland - The Many Flavors of Pierogi

Pierogi, the national food of Poland, are semi-circle-shaped dumplings made with unleavened dough.
A woman in a straw hat and carrying a brown leather backpack stands on a empty train platform looking into the horizon

Fernweh: A German Ache to Travel

The German language is notorious for providing compound words that perfectly encapsulate feelings, sensations, and concepts that are otherwise hard to describe.
Three women wearing brightly colored Carnival costumes in yellow and purple laugh together

Carnival in Rio De Janeiro

The annual Carnival celebration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the largest festival in the world. Every year, five million people gather in Rio for a week-long party, with two million revelers in the…
An Italian city square at sunset with stone buildings in the foreground and a large church and clock tower in the background

Italy: Pasta Types from A to Z

Though there are competing stories about how and when it came about in the country, it is safe to say that Italy has been perfecting pasta for centuries.
A modern kitchen with white walls, dark cabinets and wood counter tops with one window

South Korea’s Pungsu Jiri

Developed in the 9th century by a Buddhist monk named Master Doseon, Pungsu jiri is the ancient Korean practice of arrangin
A pair of hands use a needle to thread a pattern with white thread into blue fabric

Sashiko: A Sewing Technique

As we look towards creating a more sustainable, environmentally friendly future, industries like fast fashion prove to be large obstacles along the way.
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Hindi Slang to Help You Speak Like a Local

Nearly 425 million people in India speak Hindi as their first language. If you plan on visiting India, here are a few phrases to help you fit in with the locals you encounter.
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The Only Jewish Museum in the Arab World

Casablanca is home to the only Jewish history museum in the Arab world – the Morocco Jewish Museum. Half a century ago, more than a quarter of a million Jews lived in Morocco, but only a handful…

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