The Significance of Passover

Read on to learn about Passover and how it is celebrated around in Israel and around the world.

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Great British Artists: JMW Turner

Regarded as a national treasure, Joseph Mallord William Turner was denounced as much as he was lauded during his lifetime. Read on to learn more of this...

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A Short History of the English Garden

Read on to learn the fascinating history of English gardens from the Tudors to the Victorians, there have been a lot of past influences that have left its mark...

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Romans, Renaissance and the Picturesque

Romans, Renaissance and the Picturesque

A Short History of the English Garden

A Short History of the English Garden
Window showing the Nativity Scene above the altar of the Church of St. Catherine, this is the church where the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrates Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve.

What Day is Christmas Day?

Differing calendars among Christianity’s various faiths and sects means Christmas Day isn’t always celebrated on the same day... or even month! Here are...

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Alekseyevskaya Cathedral Church, David Stanley, Flickr Creative Commons, (Countries that don't celebrate Christmas)

No Christmas Here!

As the biggest festival of the largest religion in the world, Christmas is celebrated in some form in pretty much every corner of the world. Here are the...

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Ka-ak street stall by the Corniche

The Food of Lebanon

Lebanese food is some of the best in the Middle East. It bears influences of various cultures and cuisines and is characterized by the use of local and...

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Sunset at Chania

Top 10 Sites of Crete

Crete provides everything for a perfectly balanced trip. Between coastal and bucolic landscapes, diverse and rich history and cultural identity, and a unique...

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Persian Cherry Rice, Stephen Howard, Flickr Creative Commons

The Food of Iran

Like most Middle Eastern food cultures, mealtimes in Iran are considered a precious family affair. Food is often served in abundance, as a way to encourage...

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