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How to celebrate Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere (and why everyone should experience it once)
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Far from snuggling up in warm winter jackets, come December the Southern Hemisphere’s residents are ...

10 Christmas sayings in different languages
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For many of us, December is all about Christmas. However, festive traditions have evolved differentl...

50 things we love about the UK (and know you’ll love too)
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Delightfully diverse and bewilderingly beautiful, Britain has a unique charm that enthrals almost an...

How to celebrate Thanksgiving – Our complete guide
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As a non-denominational, secular holiday, Thanksgiving is arguably the most celebrated holiday in th...

10 manga to learn Japanese with
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Need some fun study aids while you learn Japanese? Look no further than manga. Manga are Japanese co...

Soccer vs. American football: 10 major differences
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Football? American football? Soccer? These sports may share a name in many countries, but that’s as ...

6 benefits of studying abroad for adults over 50
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Dream of heading overseas and ordering a meal in another language? Perhaps immersing yourself in for...

5 fun facts about Italians
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If you’re thinking about learning Italian or visiting Italy, there are some things you should defini...

10 Italian expressions everyone should know
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There are hundreds of expressions in the English language that look or sound similar to their Italia...

How to eat like the Japanese eat
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It is widely accepted that Japanese cuisine is not only absolutely delicious, but it is also really ...

All the English rugby terms you need to know
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Invented 200 years ago in a town named Rugby, the game of rugby is one of England's best sportin...

9 of the best destinations to enjoy both city and nature
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So here’s your travel dilemma: you want to visit a new city because you’re searching for the exhilar...