In the UK, Shrove Tuesday is celebrated by eating sumptuous pancakes with all manor of toppings. Yet, across the world it is celebrated much differently. In Spain, for example, the final day before Ash Wednesday and the start of the Christian fasting season Lent is celebrated as Carnival. Carnival in Spain is a flamboyant and fascinating event. It is one of the biggest party of the year with locations such as Cadiz and Tenerife being world famous for their celebrations. Continue reading Carnival in Spain: Everything you need to know
You don’t have to stay at home to celebrate Halloween on 31st October. Head to one of the following locations and you’ll get a lot more than trick-or-treaters or jack-o-lanterns. These are 5 of the top destinations to celebrate Halloween in Europe.
If you’re planning to learn English in the US around Halloween, you’re in for some fun! America is the birthplace of modern Halloween traditions. America’s love of consumerism has propelled this traditionally Pagan holiday to new heights. From decorations to food, activities to all-round spookiness, there is a lot do be discovered. Halloween in America is nothing like anywhere else.
Learning a new language is exciting and fun. But there is one way to make the learning of a new language even more enjoyable, learning in the native speaking country! We have compiled a list of the top stunning landscapes to learn in. And what’s more, all of these destinations offer courses available to be booked via Cactus Language.
For millennia music has been a tool which allows humans to connect, express and celebrate. With the vast array of cultures and peoples in the world it is no wonder that genres of music differ across the globe. We have taken a look at some of the most unique, popular and interesting music from around the world.
From the rock and pop world through to classical and traditional music, this list only scratches the surface of the differing music styles across the planet. You can take a language course plus music in different places across the world.