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.
What's so important about a country's name? It has everything to do with national identity and heritage. Read about some countries that have changed their names, and how those names were or weren't accepted.
Food is important in every culture. We all have to eat, and eating connects us socially in ways that permeate every aspect of life.
When you first move to a new country, or even just a new town, getting out of your hotel room can be incredibly difficult. In Vicenza, a program called Teenvenuti introduces new students in grades 6-12 to their new home.
So the days are short and the night is cold. How will you make it through? Try the Danish tradition of Hygge!
From February 21st through the 24th, the Smithsonian will once again be hosting their annual Mother Tongue Film Festival, showcasing a collection of films that celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity.
The Department of State has launched a new podcast called 22.33, where people discuss the role that ECA programs played in their education, their work, and their lives.
How is coffee enjoyed around the world?
Read about Christmas traditions like St. Nicholas Day, Krampusnacht, and Three Kings Day.
“Pasta” is a term used to describe traditional Italian noodles, which have become a staple in kitchens and on dinner tables all over the world.