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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
CULTURE

CULTURE

Turkish culture and history

Enjoy our articles all about this fascinating country.

The Yule Log – seasonal heating and eating

A Yule Log is a significant part of Christmas traditions. It is a large log burned in the hearth of the house and is a symbol of prosperity...

Things you may not know about Mince Pies

The Mince Pie is one of Britain’s favourite festive treats. You can enjoy them warmed up with a cup of tea, or nice and cold...

The tradition of the Christmas Pudding

The Christmas and New Year celebrations are over for another year and all that is left now is, in my experience, a pantry of traditional...

New Year’s Resolutions

What is a New Year's Resolution? A New Year's resolution is a decision to do or not do something to accomplish a personal goal or break...

‘First Footing’ – a New Year tradition

In Scottish and Northern English folklore, First Footing (the first-foot), is the first person to step into a house after midnight on New Year's Eve. Traditions Traditionally, the...

The History of Auld Lang Syne

Welcome to our sixth day of Christmas traditions. As we are approaching New Year we're going to have a look at some New Year...

The Tradition of Mistletoe at Christmas

Mistletoe is a plant that grows on a range of trees including willow, apple and oak trees. The tradition of hanging it in the...

Christmas Carols

What are Christmas Carols? Christmas carols are special songs which are sung during the Christmas season. The songs were originally about Jesus and the time when...

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Germany is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition as we now know it in the 16th century when devout Christians brought decorated trees...

Boxing Day

Why is 26 December called Boxing Day? Boxing Day takes place on December 26th and is only celebrated in a few countries; mainly ones historically...

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Volkan’s Adventures – unique and exclusive tours

There are many excursion companies in holiday areas offering a multitude of trips; jeep safaris, paragliding, scuba diving, mini breaks and much more. Whilst...
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