This week kicks off this five-day "festival of lights," which is celebrated in India, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and other countries all over the world.
You might already know about Lunar New Year, the biggest holiday in many Asian countries, but how about the second biggest holiday?
Mexico has the Day of the Dead. Japan has the Bon Festival. In Chinese culture, people honor their ancestors during Qingming.
It’s been a fun and festive two weeks of Lunar New Year celebrations, but like all good things, they must come to an end. Luckily they end with the Lantern Festival.
You might know about the winter solstice, but do you know about the Dongzhi Festival?
In October Halloween is celebrated by much of the Western world, but a couple of months beforehand, some Asian countries celebrate another kind of ghostly holiday.
You probably have your own Mother’s Day traditions, but have you ever wondered about traditions in other countries?
What began as an agrarian holiday for farmers to pray for rain is now an excuse to get a new hair do and feast on scallion pancakes, dumplings, and more.
Need some ideas for Hanukkah, Secret Santa, or stocking stuffers? Check out our recommendations for some unique and economical ways to celebrate the holiday season.