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 Guinean expert discusses history in Guinea.
In this piece from Business Insider, Mark Abadi discusses how he learned that different cultures have different communication styles, and what it took for him to understand what his peers and supervisors really meant when they said "maybe."
What happens to culture when a language dies? Today we look at language extinction, and what that means for the loss of cultural knowledge and identity.
What are sustainable and responsible tourism? We explore how tourism can be both good and bad for culture, and what the focus of sustainable tourism means for preserving natural and cultural heritage.
We look at the importance of having accurate maps during global health and humanitarian crises, and what organizations such as Missing Maps are doing in order to create these with the help of local communities and volunteers.
The new year is often a time to think about taking on new hobbies and fitness goals. One fun way is to find inspiration from some unique sports popular around the world like wrestling, Australian rules football, kabaddi, and, yes, wife-carrying.
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.
Read about Christmas traditions like St. Nicholas Day, Krampusnacht, and Three Kings Day.
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.