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The Story of Easter and Holiday Traditions

The birth and death of Jesus are recorded as significant events in history. His life has been studied and researched intensively by many historians, scientists, and other learned people. Their intent is to learn how his story unfolded and to reveal the truth. Our modern calendar, the Gregorian Calendar, is based on the moment of […]

Aboriginal Easter Tradition Reflects the Heart of the People in Film ‘Wawu Divine Hope’

The film Wawu Divine Hope tells the story of Hope Vale, which is situated in Australia’s Cape York Peninsula. Here, the Guugu Yimidhirr people are deeply connected to their Aboriginal culture and the divine. Every year, they celebrate a tradition in the week leading up to Easter where the community comes together to transform the […]

Incredible Ancient Art of Chinese Face Reading

Chinese face reading, also known as physiognomy, has a history going back thousands of years in China. In ancient China, there was a saying: “If you want to know whether someone is wise, just look at their forehead; if you want to know about a person’s reputation, nobleness, wealth, blessings, and longevity, look at their […]

What You Need to Know Before Flying in 2021

Since the world spiraled into a global health crisis owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, traveling has become a farfetched dream for many. The complications around traveling only increased as the threat of contracting the coronavirus did. Now that we have access to a vaccine, people are starting to get comfortable with the idea of traveling […]

The Beautiful and Spectacular Cikole Orchid Forest

Orchids are uncanny but marvelous substitutes for common flowers used on various occasions. Find roses too mainstream? Try gifting a bouquet of orchids. Need flowers to decorate a venue? How about orchids? Need a flower that’s hypoallergenic to send a friend who is allergic to flowers? Choose orchids! Although orchids are a rare find among […]

Lithuanian Lullaby: Step Back in Time and Hear These Beautiful Sounds

The lullaby is evocative of a mother’s love, care, and protection, of being cradled in her tender arms, and of being tucked-in at bedtime. The lullaby is the memory of our grandmothers and our ancestors. It is an archetypical sound, ancestral, as well as a foundational connection with our culture. Lithuania is a beautiful country […]

A Real-Life Fairytale at Isola Di Loreto in Italy

Isola di Loreto is a visual treat amid the clear, blue waters of Lake Iseo in Italy. Located in the province of Brescia, Loreto Island, or Isola di Loreto in Italian, provides a splendid escape for those who come to visit Italy. Loreto Island is a perfect getaway for a 24-hour excursion that leads you […]

New ‘Tube’ Map for Walkers Shows London’s Green Spaces

Maps that let us have a sneak into green spaces, parks, and other natural landmarks have come up as a nascent concept. Driven by this concept, the new “tube” map has been helping cyclists, fitness enthusiasts, and travelers find the most splendid greenside to London. Designed by Helen Ilus, the Greenground Map has been helping […]

Explore White Pocket: A Geological Wonder in Arizona

Located in the heart of the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona is a large patch of white sandstone known as White Pocket. As you trek your way into the national monument, the greyish white layer of rock, spread across the entire area, resembles something similar to a mirage. While it is hard, even for […]

A Trending Craft: Irish Quilt Patterns

One of the main reasons behind making the world connect virtually was to ensure that cultures can cross borders and mingle without having to leave the comfort of their homes or sacrifice jobs or hobbies. You can always invest time in both your profession and your passion by putting your energy into something like Irish quilt […]

Why Do the Japanese Take Off Their Shoes When Entering a House?

If you have been to Japan, you know that the Japanese take off their shoes according to long-standing traditions about removing shoes before entering homes and other indoor places. The custom of removing your footwear before entering a house stems from the Heian period between the years 794 and 1185. While a house could quickly become dirty […]

How Displaying the Chinese Character ‘Fu’ Brings You Good Fortune (Part 2)

Ordinary people are no comparison to Emperor Kangxi, who with a pious heart, fasted and cleansed himself for three days before writing the character “fu” about a half-meter tall, which enabled his grandmother, Empress Dowager Xiaozhuang, to miraculously recover her health. (See Part 1 here). However, can displaying “fu” bring you good fortune as well? It […]

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