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.
In this video, a Nigerien expert explains bargaining in Niger.
In this video, a Nigerien expert discusses family in Niger.
In this video, a Nigerien expert discusses current issues in Niger.
In this video, a Nigerian expert explains how to greet locals in Nigeria.
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.
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.