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Savoring the Last Few Moments of 2014 in the Philippines

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By Correspondent Joshua Kevin Bondoc in Manila, Philippines.  As 2014 creeps to a close, I can’t help but to look back at the year that has just passed—from a micro level perspective as an

New Year’s Eve in Armenia: Then and Now

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By Correspondent Vahan Kirakosyan in Yerevan, Armenia. One of the ancient countries of the world, Armenia (officially the Republic of Armenia) is a mountainous country in the South Caucasus region

New Year’s Eve in Wales, UK and the Yucatan, Mexico

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By Correspondent Mark Michael in Merida, Yucatan.  For most of my life I have spent New Year’s Eve in the UK. Up until the millennium New Year’s Eve celebrations were

How the Maragoli Celebrate Christmas

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By Correspondent Simbili M. M. in Kenya. The Maragoli are a sub-tribe of the Abaluhya community of the Western province of Kenya. The majority of the Maragolis are found in

Holy Śmigus-Dyngus! You’ve Never Seen Easter Like This

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By Correspondent Kasia Steward in England. Easter time in Poland is full of unique traditions, but nothing stands out more for me than the so-called ‘Śmigus-Dyngus’, also known as ‘Wet

Russia Wants Vichy Ukraine?

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By Correspondent Andreiy Voloshyn in Ukraine.  It is popular now to compare Putin to Hitler. The occupation of Crimea is most often compared to how Hitler occupied the Sudetenland of

Ancient Easter Traditions Latvians Still Practice

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By Correspondent Kristine Fedotova in Riga, Latvia.  When it comes to Latvians and traditions, there is a lot to talk about. This country in North-Eastern Europe near the Baltic Sea

Love story

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By Correspondent Maja Nowak from Poland. All of us had our heart broken at least once in our life. I will never forget when mine was broken for the first

After all these years

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By Correspondent Andreea Buza in Arad, Romania. My story started almost 7 year ago. Everything happened just as if it was a movie. We met, we liked each other but

A love story from Serbia

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By correspondent Aleksandar Krcmar in Belgrade, Serbia. Love often strikes you when you least expect it. I live in Belgrade,Serbia and for most people in my country it is hard