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.
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.
Alameda based National Security Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) and vessels from the Philippine Coast Guard conducted joint search-and-rescue exercises at sea west of Manila May 14.
Read about how an Army Corps of Engineers water resources planner took a chance on a seven-month Peace Corps mission to the Philippines.
Read about Christmas traditions like St. Nicholas Day, Krampusnacht, and Three Kings Day.
Ever wondered about Norse culture? How do the Swede's deal with 18 hour nights, what the northern lights look like, and why they like to forrage for berries? Well... call them up and ask!
Jacob Kortum describes his experience with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) program in Vietnam and how it will help his development as a future Army Lieutenant.
Magnus Nilsson, author of The Nordic Cookbook, discusses food culture and the distinctiveness of the many, varied Nordic cultures.