Tradition

4 topics that it is better not to talk about in Taiwan with locals so as not to offend them

22-04-2023

4 topics that it is better not to talk about in Taiwan with ...

Seeing a Taiwanese in anger is rare. Oriental philosophical teachings and etiquette, almost a cult, are doing their job. The locals ...

How women live in South Korea

20-04-2023

How women live in South Korea

South Korea is ranked 108th in the Global Gender Gap Index. The ban on abortion here was declared illegal only in 2021.

How Billionaires Help Indian Brides: Collective Wedding Traditions in India

19-04-2023

How Billionaires Help Indian Brides: Collective Wedding ...

With this simple phrase, many are trying to popularize love, showing that money is not the main thing. But sometimes without this ...

Free love, matriarchy and "love huts" among the inhabitants of the Trobriand Islands

16-04-2023

Free love, matriarchy and "love huts" among the inhabitants ...

The tribes inhabiting the Trobriand Islands are not numerous and are distinguished by an unusual culture. It is women who are ...

Assistant under the bed and the night with the bride's aunt - strange marriage traditions of African tribes

15-04-2023

Assistant under the bed and the night with the bride's aunt - ...

Different countries have their own characteristics of the first wedding night. Some of them go into oblivion, while others are ...

Debus self-torture festival in Indonesia

14-04-2023

Debus self-torture festival in Indonesia

Many Asian nations have their own martial arts - karate, aikido, and judo. But in Indonesian Banten, they developed the art not so ...

Mandatory traditions that are observed at a Greek wedding

13-04-2023

Mandatory traditions that are observed at a Greek wedding

Greek weddings are famous for their grandeur and pomp, and Greek girls have certain traditions that they diligently follow on the ...

"A normal man is ashamed to date only one." How to live in a city where there are three girls for one man

10-04-2023

"A normal man is ashamed to date only one." How to live in a ...

Dongguan in Guangdong province dubbed China's "sin city", is indeed an unusual place - there are no chances for men to be alone, ...

Why did ancient Roman husbands give up their wives to other men?

06-02-2023

Why did ancient Roman husbands give up their wives to other men?

Marcia was 19 years old when her father married Marcus Porcius Cato Jr. Marcus Portius was divorced, having successfully exiled his ...

It's hard to believe what happened: 10 incredible historical photos

30-01-2023

It's hard to believe what happened: 10 incredible historical ...

Historical moments are so interesting that you will never get tired of studying them. Rare photographs of celebrities, ancient ...

How did the first wedding night pass in Russia, and why did many girls drown themselves in the morning after it

30-01-2023

How did the first wedding night pass in Russia, and why did ...

Nowadays, such an event as on wedding night, most people no longer attach serious importance. In Ancient Rus', most women married ...

Contrast India: real everyday life of the country

30-12-2022

Contrast India: real everyday life of the country

Who has India associated with what? Surely many people think that the people of India live like in the Indian series: bright, rich, ...

Colorful continent: 20 photos of African tribes

13-12-2022

Colorful continent: 20 photos of African tribes

The life of some African tribes may seem strange and bizarre even for the inhabitants of this continent themselves. In total, there ...

Thailand inside out: something you couldn't even guess about!

01-12-2022

Thailand inside out: something you couldn't even guess about!

Thailand is a favorite destination for many tourists. An exotic country with a warm mild climate, filled with bright colors, ...

13 Gypsy Facts That Will Surprise You

07-11-2022

13 Gypsy Facts That Will Surprise You

Gypsies are the largest people on Earth in terms of numbers, without their own statehood. Many people treat them with extreme ...

Halloween in the eclipse corridor: traditions and divination

25-10-2022

Halloween in the eclipse corridor: traditions and divination

Halloween is celebrated on the night of October 31 to November 1 on the eve of Saints' Day. The date of the Halloween celebration ...

Catalans compete to build the biggest human towers in Spain

05-10-2022

Catalans compete to build the biggest human towers in Spain

Spain's biggest human towers competition took place on Sunday, with some 11,000 spectators packing the bullring in the northeastern ...

Extreme piercings put devotees in soul-cleansing trance at Thai festival

04-10-2022

Extreme piercings put devotees in soul-cleansing trance at ...

Devotees say the piercings symbolize repentance for sins and are meant to ward off evil spirits.

Photos of the Week: Oil Wrestling, Flaming Bull, Gorgosaurus Sale

28-09-2022

Photos of the Week: Oil Wrestling, Flaming Bull, Gorgosaurus Sale

A tragic shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Illinois, a fishing contest in Uruguay, a hot-dog-eating contest in Coney Island, a ...

Ireland in pictures

25-09-2022

Ireland in pictures

Despite wars, conflicts, and famine, today Ireland is a prosperous country and a great travel destination. Those who are already ...

9 popular stereotypes about China that are far from the truth

13-09-2022

9 popular stereotypes about China that are far from the truth

Let's face it, China is considered a bit of an outcast because of the pesky Chinese tourists and the superficial impressions of ...

8 best places to visit if you are planning a vacation in February

03-09-2022

8 best places to visit if you are planning a vacation in February

From extravagant carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro to New Year's Eve in Beijing, February is one of the best months to ...

13 Things That Might Make You Drop Everything and Go to Japan

31-08-2022

13 Things That Might Make You Drop Everything and Go to Japan

Japan is a country that has something for everyone, whether it's sushi and Sailor Moon, neon skyscrapers and imperial palaces, or ...

Luxurious wedding of the future Sultan of Brunei

20-08-2022

Luxurious wedding of the future Sultan of Brunei

The royal wedding of the future Sultan of Brunei, Prince Abdul Malik, with his chosen one, 22-year-old programmer Dayangku ...

8 things you should never do in the United States, according to Americans

13-08-2022

8 things you should never do in the United States, according ...

The United States attracts many visitors. For example, over 79 million foreign tourists visited the country in 2019, making it the ...

Inside North Korea: people at work, leisure and play - in pictures

09-08-2022

Inside North Korea: people at work, leisure and play - in ...

Stefan Gladier was allowed to enter North Korea to film its people in amusement parks, cinemas, and offices. Does he wonder why ...