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Readings, videos and other contents related to history, seasonal festivals and cultural facts about English speaking countries.

Allowances; to pay or not to pay… your kid!

Giving kids an allowance, a weekly sum of money, of their own is something that happens in most homes with kids.  But the reasoning between why to give your kid an allowance is very different from family to family. Many

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Valentine’s Day

It is 14th of February and so, Valentine’s day! Are you thinking about declaring your love to your beloved one?   As you know, on this special day many people send letters, give romantic gifts or buy flowers for their

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Carnival!

Now is the time when many cities dress up to celebrate Carnival. Today, we will mention just some of the best ones! New Orleans Mardi Gras – This carnival takes place in Louisiana more or less during the two weeks

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Barbershops are back!!

For a woman, having an appointment at the hairdressers means an hour just for them in which they can be pampered and taken care of. And nowadays men are able to experience the same treatment as barbershops seem to be

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Chinese New Year 2017! Year of the Rooster!

Happy Chinese New Year! The most important holiday in China! Celebrations will last around 2 weeks and people celebrate it in many different  ways: dragon dances, dinners, reunions, parades. Red has always been the official color of the Chinese New

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