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A Glimpse into India’s Arranged Marriages

From the moment I got off the plane at Indira Gandhi Airport in New Delhi, I strongly felt that I was far, far away from home ... I stepped onto a shiny yellow…

Unknown Greece: Exploring Xanthi and its Festivals

Located between the regions of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, Xanthi stands as one of the most picturesque towns in northern Greece. It is among the most important cultural centers of the area, with…

Crimea: Paradise Peninsula Lost

Crimea is a peculiar entity – geographically, ethnically and historically. Some claim it’s Russian, others Ukrainian. Because of their position on the world map, the Crimeans found themselves in the midst of a…