Category: Country of the month

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Country of the month: India

Diwali, India’s most important Hindu festival is taking place this November (from the 9th to the 13th). Let’s celebrate by taking a closer look at this important festival. Religion in India By constitution, India...

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Country of the month: Vietnam

Vietnam is home to breathtaking landscapes, mouth-watering foods, interesting architecture, fascinating history and Angelina Jolie’s adopted son Pax. It’s also known as a country of festivals with nearly 8,000 festivals of different kinds being...

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Country of the month: Spain

This September in Spain expect grape stomping, film watching, fat heads and fashionistas sashaying down the catwalk. I have been in Spain now for three months and I have come to realise that there...

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Country of the month: Qatar

As the sun set on the 16th of July, Muslims across the world began to celebrate this year’s Eid al-Fitr. It marks the end of Ramadan, a month during which fasting from dawn to...

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Country of the month: Cuba

After more than 50 years of tension, the frosty relationship between Cuba and the United States is beginning to thaw. Cuba is well-known for having a turbulent history and a politically repressive society. So...

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Country of the month: Japan

The idea of ancient festivities and traditions may seem at odds with Japan; an advanced, almost futuristic society in which the world of technology and industry is prospering. However, what makes this country so...

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Country of the month: USA

  Today is St Patrick’s Day, and this month we focus our attention on the St Paddy’s Day party animals – the United States. St. Patrick wasn’t actually Irish. He was born in Britain...