Category Archives: Countries


/ September 10, 2017/ Germany

Reisefieber (n.) German: [ˈra͜izəfiːbɐ] Lit. »travel fever«; Excitement, uneasiness before making a journey.  


/ September 10, 2016/ United Kingdom

»Will you let me romanticize, The beauty in our London Skies, You know the sunlight always shines, Behind the clouds of London Skies.« – Jamie Cullum, London Skies


/ June 22, 2016/ Malta

Luzzu A uniquely Maltese boat, the luzzu together with the Dgħajsa is the “unofficial” Maltese national symbol. It is a highly sturdy sea craft and is very much preferred by the local fishermen to other modern sea crafts. The boat is built from wood and it is believed

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/ April 2, 2016/ Japan

Shisa, Shīsā, Okinawan: shiisaa [シーサー] Is a traditional Ryukyuan decoration, often in pairs, resembling a cross between a lion and a dog, from Okinawa mythology. Shisas are wards, believed to protect from evil. When in pairs, the left shisa traditionally has a closed mouth, the

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