Learning About Cultures By Their Books

23/06/2017

An interesting list of 22 Ambassadors Recommend the One Book to Read Before Visiting Their Countries at http://www.cntraveler.com/gallery/22-ambassadors-recommend-the-one-book-to-read-before-visiting-their-country?mbid=social_facebook&utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=Exchange%20Programs%20-%20U.S.%20Department%20of%20State


Cultural Knowledge: Ramadan

09/06/2017

Read Ramadan 2017: 9 questions about the Muslim holy month you were too embarrassed to ask at https://www.vox.com/2017/5/25/11851766/what-is-ramadan-2017-muslim-islam-about


Time Zones Are Crazy. Check Them Out

27/05/2017

Check them out here at https://matadornetwork.com/read/mapped-things-not-know-time-zones/.  One excerpt:

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How Far $25 for Dinner Goes Around the World

22/05/2017

Do you know?  See details here at https://www.smartertravel.com/2017/03/07/how-far-25-for-dinner-goes-around-the-world/?source=91&u=S0TI374P2O&nltv=&nl_cs=34973972%3A%3A%3A%3A%3A%3A


Changes in Saudi Arabia

17/05/2017

A small step for most women but a big step for women in Saudi Arabia:  Saudi Women Will No Longer Need A Man’s Permission To Travel, Study, And Make Police Reports at http://www.femalista.com/saudi-women-will-no-longer-need-mans-permission-travel-study-make-police-reports/


Video Nepal: Child Marriages

15/05/2017

An NPR report:  VIDEO: A Heartbreaking Look At A Couple Forced To Marry As Young Teens at http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/05/13/526942703/video-a-heartbreaking-look-at-a-couple-forced-to-marry-as-young-teens?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170513


African Art

11/05/2017

Beautiful images celebrating Africa:  http://www.margaret-courtney-clarke.com/african-canvas.html


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