5 Scottish Hogmanay Traditions You Probably Never Heard Of

Hogmanay is Scotland’s New Year’s celebration. But did you know that it’s a three to five day blast with a bunch of weird and wild, ancient traditions? As Christmas festivities wind down all over the United Kingdom, the really spectacular Hogmanay parties in Scotland are just getting underway. Why this big national party is called […]

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These 12 Totally Unique Traditions All Take Place in This One Country

From huge, haunting parades to locals terrifying their fellow villagers, these customs challenge Switzerland’s reputation. Switzerland has a reputation for being, above all, beautiful. But it’s also known as being somewhat safe. Well, this list of traditions, customs, festivals, and obscure sports challenges that reputation. Many of these rituals are linked to the change of […]

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5 traditions that only Canada has – Do you agree?

Canada’s traditions are a unique amalgamation of several cultures. This list of five of the country’s unique traditions might be interesting to you. 1. Thanksgiving Canada has its own Thanksgiving tradition, slightly different from America. Turkey and pumpkin pie are still both central dishes of Thanksgiving meals in Canada. However, this day is always the […]

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5 traditions of New Zealand’s Māori culture explained

For some, Māori culture means watching a Haka performance during a football game or seeing tribal tattoos on the forearms of burly men. But the traditions of New Zealand’s indigenous peoples are not only celebrated, but they provide an exciting and magical insight into this beautiful country. Arriving in New Zealand hundreds of years ago […]

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