We live in a beautiful and diverse world filled with people who have their own beliefs and customs. All over the world people follow rituals as part of their religion and culture to mark life’s many milestones. What may seem strange to an outsider is actually a celebration and way of life to the people following the custom.
Here’s a list that includes the world’s most interesting and unique customs. Read on with an open mind and a sense of adventure for a glimpse into the peculiar customs followed around the world.
“No matter how much you eat, there is always room for dessert, dessert doesn’t go to the stomach, dessert goes to the heart” – it’s true!
A good meal is incomplete without a delicious dessert. Traditionally, desserts are served at the end of a meal to signify its completion and to leave you feeling content after the meal. There are a number of health benefits to eating desserts as well. Desserts help aid digestion, boost immunity, balance hormones, reduce blood pressure, lower bad cholesterol, increase good cholesterol and also act as an anti depressant.
Europe has a lot of different travel experiences to offer for both long and short holidays. The history, culture, natural beauty, delicious cuisine, amazing nightlife, quaint villages and countless wonders and sights are reasons enough to plan your next vacation to Europe.
To experience the essence of Europe, you can plan a short stay at one of the postcard perfect villages scattered throughout the continent. Quiet canals, cobblestone lanes and bustling alleys will take you back in time where the clock stops and each moment is dreamy and feels like part of a fairytale.
Enotourism or Wine Tourism has grown tremendously in the last 10 years. Today, it’s a very popular choice for a vacation in itself. Picturesque vineyards and colorful landscapes with lots of excellent wine are the key ingredients that will make your wine tasting holiday a success.
“Pack light” is the most apt mantra to follow while packing. This is much easier said than done. Some travelers end up packing two weeks’ worth of luggage for a weekend trip and others travel too lightly and forget taking important things like passports, debit and credit cards, medicines, etc.
Smart travelers are able to strike the right balance between what to carry and what to leave behind with help from past traveling experiences and also a multitude of packing tips found online. Here, we have compiled a list of the best packing tips to keep in mind while you start packing for your upcoming holiday.
The Yarra Valley is a must visit destination due to its large number of wineries, super restaurants, wildlife and national parks and also its closeness to Melbourne. It’s a perfect spot to enjoy and experience the great pleasures of good food and wine along with picturesque surroundings and inspiring art.
One of the best ways to experience the entire Yarra Valley is to take the hot air balloon ride at dawn over the assorted fields and vineyards and then unwind with some fine wine and good food at a selection of world class wineries.
Home of the French Revolution, France seduces travellers with its unfalteringly familiar culture, woven around cafe terraces, village-square markets and lace-curtained bistros with their 'plat du jour' chalked on the board. A pinnacle of world-class art and architecture, outstanding museums, Roman temples and Renaissance châteaux, the country's cultural repertoire is staggering in volume and diversity.