Like many other cultures, honoring the dead is taken seriously in Japan. However, unlike many other cultures a visitor is expected to do this by a ritual that consists of tasks done in special order.
Many people know the science or art of hair care, but do you know the customs and superstitions around hair?
The traditions from the proposal to the wedding and after wedding celebrations in afghan culture.
Learn the French stereotypes and find out whether these are fact or fiction. Can you guess which are truth and which are myths about the people of France?
This is a a continuation study of the Cultures, traditions, history, and customs of the Africans of South Africa. Discussing Language and Literature of Africans in South Africa Kasi Slang and History
Being brought up in a working class area in the 40s & 50s. This article looks at what it was like to bathe in an old tin bath and the work it involved
"The Dreamtime" is actually the story of creation as believed and told by the Australian Aboriginals. The unlikely inspiration for this article was the name of Ursula Le Guin's "The Beginning Place"
Conformity is the name of the game in this society. There are great rewards in conformity such as security knowing that you are part of a group. We have been indoctrinated from early childhood to conform and not to rock the boat by parents and teachers. The worst thing in this society is to be...
Gypsies have been in England for centuries. But where did they come from? And why were they treated so badly? Plus Maggie Finch the first Gypsy Queen.
In ancient times a great deal of trade and travel took place, along with the trade of goods and services came immense cultural exchange. Cultural exchange is a term that describes the transference of ideas, values, traditions and belief systems that takes place when two or more separate...