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.
Read this article from the BBC to find out what terms have been retired in favor of their English-language versions.
What is Boxing Day, and where did it originate? The following piece from The Guardian, originally published last year, dives into the history of the day.
In many countries and cultures, the act of naming a baby is more than just signing a birth certificate: it can involve legal guidelines and cultural celebrations that you may not be aware of in the US.
So the days are short and the night is cold. How will you make it through? Try the Danish tradition of Hygge!
The UN has proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Here, we discuss what that means, and what you can do to contribute to the celebration and education of Indigenous languages and culture.
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.
Over 20 countries are participating in Exercise TRADEWINDS in the Dominican Republic. Exercises such as these are vital for strengthening partnerships between militaries and non-military organizations.
Learn more about some other independence days and national holidays around the world, from Canada to India.
The U.S. isn't the only country that celebrates Thanksgiving. Learn more about how it's observed in Canada.