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.
Cities around the United States use food, through events such as food festivals, as a way to connect the diverse threads of their communities, and to introduce people to cultures they may not know much about.
How is coffee enjoyed around the world?
Recently, twenty-five female soldiers, NCO's, and Officers of the 5th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery dubbed "The Fighting Deuce" attended an international Women's Day luncheon with female soldiers of the Turkish 5th Armor Brigade in Gaziantep, Turkey.
Check out this video and infographic about how to not behave in various countries around the world.
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.
Turkey’s national sport, oil wrestling, was made popular by the Ottoman empire in the mid-14th century. Legend says the sport gained popularity after two famed soldiers fought in hand-to-hand combat at Edirne in northwest Turkey.
The importance of coffee in Turkish culture dates back to the Ottoman Empire, when the sultan employed coffee makers, who prepared the beverage for the Ottoman court’s lavish ceremonies. Since then, drinking coffee has become a national pastime,