7 Italian hand gestures you need to understand

It’s hard to imagine someone speaking Italian without moving their hands and face, right? This is because gestures represent an essential part of Italian communication. There...

Unusual Christmas characters and creatures

Father Christmas, his elves and Rudolph the reindeer are recognised around the world. But did you know that many countries have other Christmas characters, both...

8 words you need to know to get by at Carnival...

The beginning of the year in some countries can be quiet and bring about those dreaded winter blues. But not in Brazil! February is...