The Age of Enlightenment: Ideas, Concepts, and Important Philosophers

The Age of Enlightenment was an intellectual and philosophical movement during the 17th and 18th centuries. From the beginning of the 1600s, people began the debate about who should govern a nation. Absolutism became less common and found an end, … Continue reading The Age of Enlightenment: Ideas, Concepts, and Important Philosophers

Anthropology: How Christmas Is Celebrated in Different Parts of the World

Christmas. What is it you think of when thinking about this holiday? Do you think of Christmas trees? Santa Claus? Festive decorations? Whatever it is, I can assure you the answer will differ depending on the place you live. Just … Continue reading Anthropology: How Christmas Is Celebrated in Different Parts of the World

Vincent Van Gogh: Find Out What Shaped the Life and Art of the World Famous Artist

Vincent van Gogh. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Probably either (one of) his world-famous paintings ‘The Starry Night’, or the fact that he cut off his own ear. This “incident” happened in 1888 and marks the … Continue reading Vincent Van Gogh: Find Out What Shaped the Life and Art of the World Famous Artist

The Most Outstanding and Historical Mausoleums and Tombs Worldwide

Mausoleums. For some people, having a ‘regular’ headstone simply doesn’t do the job. Some need to be remembered with prestige. Their final resting place has to be a grand mausoleum. An entire building which is made simply for the purpose … Continue reading The Most Outstanding and Historical Mausoleums and Tombs Worldwide

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The History of Halloween and How It Is Celebrated Around The World

Halloween is a holiday which is celebrated each year on October 31. It has its origins from an ancient Celtic festival called Samhain (pronounced: Sow-in). Samhain was a festivity during which people lit bonfires and danced wearing costumes to ward … Continue reading The History of Halloween and How It Is Celebrated Around The World

Anthropology: What Is This Concept We Refer to as Mental Health?

Mental health. It is becoming a bigger topic every day, and it is simply inevitable to educate yourself about it. In recent years, there has been increasing acknowledgement of the important role mental health plays in achieving global development goals, … Continue reading Anthropology: What Is This Concept We Refer to as Mental Health?

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Travel Guide: Visit Some of the Most Sacred Places in the World

Sacred sites can be quite a difficult topic. There are countless different religious beliefs and even more places that are sacred to those. These sites don’t only captivate due to their magical aura, but also because of the extraordinary architecture. … Continue reading Travel Guide: Visit Some of the Most Sacred Places in the World