Archive for the General Culture Category

A Muslim’s Life

What is the life of a Muslim like? Islamic Culture has been alive for as long as Muhammad. It was revived as the prophet and originated in the 6th century. It is the second largest religion in the world – so, why don’t we look even DEEPER at this worldwide religion?

Halloween Costume: GHOST

Halloween is probably one of the most interesting and fun holidays that are out there. All the little children love to go trick-or-treating with their friends under parental supervision; and what’s more, they get tons of candy to eat. This is probably the only occasion when the parents allow their kids to eat so much [...]

Life of a BBC (British Born Chinese) teenager

Life of a BBC (British Born Chinese) teenager

What can teenagers get up to during the summer holidays in the heart of London? As a BBC (British Born Chinese) who speaks both fluent English and Cantonese, it isn’t hard to guess that most of the summer is spent hanging out with a large group of Chinese friends in China Town.

Feast Of The Black Nazarene

Feast Of The Black Nazarene

The Philippines is one of the countries that has a large Catholic population. This is why you can spot churches easily while touring. One of the most famous churches in the Philippines is the Quiapo Church in Manila, the home of the Black Nazarene.

Adapting to Other Cultures

You have entered a new world and are completely unfamiliar with their ways of thinking, their customs, their food, and simply anything about their culture. What do you do? Do you act disrespectful and rude by refusing to acknowledge their hard work and effort? Do you make them feel uncomfortable by remaining silent and refusing [...]

Chichibu Yomatsuri

Chichibu Yomatsuri

  In the small town of Chichibu, near Tokyo, Japan, the time for firework preparations has once again arrived. 秩父ã?®ã‚ˆç¥­ (Chichibu’s night festival) is celebrated on the nights of December 2nd as well as on the 3rd.

Analogy of Asian raised in western countries. Torn between cultures

Analogy of Asian raised in western countries. Torn between cultures

  Theonian looks at the split views of Asians raised in the West. Though not all her own views, she has drawn on the experience of other people around her to try and categorize our beliefs. I am English I live in England, I vote in England. My friends are English. I have an office [...]