On the morning of Easter Monday, men and boys whip women of all ages, around the legs with special whips made out of twisted willow branches.
The women reward the men for this with a painted Easter egg.
When you move to a foreign country, there is an intricate balance you find between the culture of your home country, and integrating into the customs of the country where you have relocated.
Cultural differences are among the most exciting aspects of traveling and living abroad, although sometimes they are barriers when getting adjusted to a new country.
For centuries, it was the tradition in Roma communities that if you manage to forcefully kidnap a girl and detain her for three days, she automatically becomes your wife.
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Allow the Go Overseas cupid to sort you out with the lowdown on crossing the International Date Line (if you catch our drift! Love is in the air and we just couldn't resist finding out all of the ways that we can share it.
It turns out that the game of love hasn't always been as easy as creating your online dating profile or "putting a ring on it". However, if you’re a guy reading this and you’re thinking that the Japanese men have got it easy, be warned that exactly one month later, the Japanese celebrate a similar follow-up holiday called "White Day".
It is important we understand, learn, and adapt to the new lifestyle, but also to share, teach, and preserve the culture of our home country.
A distinct difference between Czechs and Americans can be found in the way they dine and drink alcohol. you will find it is common to have breakfast, lunch, and dinner out in restaurants. In the Czech Republic it is common to go out and have a coffee or tea with your friends for an hour or two. S., coffee is usually drunk on the go, and only on a few occasions people are getting together in cafés.