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Unconventional Russian Festive Traditions

Each country can surprise another with old, sometimes a bit crazy traditions and celebrations. So here are 5 from the Mother Russia:

 Ivan Kupala

Russians celebrate the end of June, the peak of the summer, with a holiday called… 578 more words


Mother's Day out!

Our Mothers… The most selfless person in all our lives – always by our sides through every moment, good and bad. As they say, a mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. 263 more words


Ebisu Dagashi Bar

Dagashi are very cheap candies and snacks that were meant so that children could afford them. Dagashiya (dagashi shops) used to be pretty common in Japan but now thanks to convenience stores, they’re not as easy to find. 149 more words


Taco Tuesday.

Being that we’re away from home, it’s important for us to keep familiar traditions to help us feel at home once and a while.  “Taco Tuesday” was a tradition in both mine and Giuseppe’s households growing so we decided to keep it alive while we’re here and I mean, let’s be honest- who doesn’t love an excuse to eat tacos?!  114 more words



Demorlupas has lots of traditions. Just like Mexico, Demorlupas celebrates “Cinco de Mayo”, where you eat tacos, tapas and paellas. In the evening you can hear and see fireworks. 282 more words


Yes or no, there is no maybe

The Pharisees were at it again. Matthew 21 tells of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, hailed as a hero! The crowds were going wild with excitement, and the Pharisees were wild with jealousy. 447 more words