If you have plans to head to another country, and you're interested in learning a little more about the perspectives and culture of the people there, see if you can find a podcast about it. We highlight a few language- and culture-specific podcasts here.
Hair plays an important role in many cultures. Here we have collected a few interesting traditions around the world with respect to a baby's first haircut.
A Ukrainian national discusses the likely source of “seriousness” in Ukraine.
A Ukrainian national talks Ukrainian national hero, Taras Shevchenko.
A Ukrainian national discusses frustrations among the generation that came of age during the Maidan Revolution.
A Peace Corps member discusses dealing with unexpected attention while abroad.
A Ukrainian national talks about women in leadership roles in Ukraine.
A Ukrainian national talks about the importance of Cossack heritage.
A Ukrainian national talks about corruption in Ukraine.
A Ukrainian national discusses differences in perspective between older and younger Ukrainians.