Unlucky Friday 17th – and other Italian superstitions to beware of
Italy

Unlucky Friday 17th – and other Italian superstitions to beware of

It's Friday 17th, which is considered an unlucky date in Italy. But that's not the only strange Italian superstition you'll need to be aware of.

Mortensaften: Denmark’s goose-eating annual tradition explained
Denmark

Mortensaften: Denmark’s goose-eating annual tradition explained

Witches and rain: Denmark’s Sankt Hans Aften explained
Denmark

Witches and rain: Denmark’s Sankt Hans Aften explained

EXPLAINED: Why Germans get wholly wasted on Ascension Day
Germany

EXPLAINED: Why Germans get wholly wasted on Ascension Day

IN PICTURES: Swiss snowman blown up in mountains to herald ‘great summer’ ahead
Switzerland

IN PICTURES: Swiss snowman blown up in mountains to herald ‘great summer’ ahead

Six common myths about Swiss food you need to stop believing
Switzerland

Six common myths about Swiss food you need to stop believing

What does Gründonnerstag mean in Austria?
Austria

What does Gründonnerstag mean in Austria?

‘Bad omen’: Dismay in Italy as blood of Naples saint fails to liquefy
Italy

‘Bad omen’: Dismay in Italy as blood of Naples saint fails to liquefy

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during an Italian Christmas feast
Italy

Why you shouldn’t suck prawn heads during an Italian Christmas feast

IN PHOTOS: Magical nativity scene lights up Italy’s Cinque Terre coast
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Magical nativity scene lights up Italy’s Cinque Terre coast

How a nighttime bell has caused uproar in a Swiss village
Switzerland

How a nighttime bell has caused uproar in a Swiss village

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