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.
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.
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.
The Department of State has launched a new podcast called 22.33, where people discuss the role that ECA programs played in their education, their work, and their lives.
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.