Tagged: tradition

Hakone marquetry

West of Tokyo, in the shadow of Mt. Fuji, the small mountain town of Hakone, Japan, is known for its legendary hot springs, but it also gives its name to a special type of...

How to cut by hand Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

Parmigiano-Reggiano is produced exclusively in the provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena and parts of the provinces of Mantua and Bologna, on the plains, hills and mountains enclosed between the rivers Po and Reno....

Groundhog Day explained

Groundhog Day is 25 years old today. Not only has it become a cult classic over the years, it has become a classic classic. Here is a brief documentary about everything you need to know...

Traditional Laplander reindeer castration

Lapland casts a powerful spell: there’s something lonely and intangible here that makes it magical. The midnight sun, the Sámi peoples, the aurora borealis and roaming reindeer are all components of this – as...

Christmas present

One of the main reasons we have the custom of giving and receiving presents at Christmas, is to remind us of the presents given to Jesus by the Wise Men: Frankincense, Gold and Myrrh....

Gävle goat

Every year for Advent, the town of Gävle, Sweden, builds a giant Christmas goat out of straw. And every year, arsonists do their best to bring it down. This time, despite high-tech cameras and...