Mortensaften: Denmark’s goose-eating annual tradition explained
Denmark

Mortensaften: Denmark’s goose-eating annual tradition explained

Many Danes still keep the tradition of Mortensaften alive by gathering the family to eat goose or duck.

Witches and rain: Denmark’s Sankt Hans Aften explained
Denmark

Witches and rain: Denmark’s Sankt Hans Aften explained

EXPLAINED: Why Germans get wholly wasted on Ascension Day
Germany

EXPLAINED: Why Germans get wholly wasted on Ascension Day

IN PICTURES: Swiss snowman blown up in mountains to herald ‘great summer’ ahead
Switzerland

IN PICTURES: Swiss snowman blown up in mountains to herald ‘great summer’ ahead

Six common myths about Swiss food you need to stop believing
Switzerland

Six common myths about Swiss food you need to stop believing

What does Gründonnerstag mean in Austria?
Austria

What does Gründonnerstag mean in Austria?

Here’s why Italians eat lentils on New Year’s Eve
Italy

Here’s why Italians eat lentils on New Year’s Eve

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during an Italian Christmas feast
Italy

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during an Italian Christmas feast

‘Bad omen’: Dismay in Italy as blood of Naples saint fails to liquefy
Italy

‘Bad omen’: Dismay in Italy as blood of Naples saint fails to liquefy

IN PHOTOS: Magical nativity scene lights up Italy’s Cinque Terre coast
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Magical nativity scene lights up Italy’s Cinque Terre coast

How a nighttime bell has caused uproar in a Swiss village
Switzerland

How a nighttime bell has caused uproar in a Swiss village

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