Ramadan – The Holy Month of Muslims

Ramadan – The Holy Month of Muslims

(VOVWORLD) - Ramadan - the ninth month of the Islamic calendar is considered as one of the most important annual event of Muslims all over the world. While fasting from dawn until sunset during the Ramadan month, Muslims refrain...
Bizzare food in the UK and Vietnam

Bizzare food in the UK and Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - Food, as delectable as it is to some, can be unappetizing to others, depending on cultural differences and personal preference. In this week’s “Culture Rendezvous”, we’ll have a conversation...
Satire – As American as apple pie

Satire – As American as apple pie

(VOVWORLD) - Humor, comedy, and wit … and American satire. Study after study in the past decade has indicated that Americans under the age of 35 get their news primarily from satirical...
American college parties and drinking culture

American college parties and drinking culture

(VOVWORLD) - If you have watched any American movies centered on college life, you probably have seen some crazy parties thrown by American students unsupervised by teachers or parents. Today, on VOV24/7’s...
Scotland – the home of Golf

Scotland – the home of Golf

(VOVworld) – When it comes to golf, some people may think it is only a sport for rich people with luxury and expensive services. But in Scotland, everybody can easily...
US Culure: Melting pot or Salad Bowl

US Culure: Melting pot or Salad Bowl

(VOVworld) – American history began with waves of immigrants, bringing their own cultures and traditions to a vast new country.  With such a diverse population, some people compared the US culture to a melting...
Having a farm in the US

Having a farm in the US

(VOVworld) – Hobby farms – also known as “lifestyle” or “retirement” farms, are on the rise in the US. Many small-scale farmers are raising horses, cattle, livestock, and other animals, in addition to growing their own fruits...
Transportation in London

Transportation in London

(VOVworld) - London has one of the largest urban transportation networks in the world, with integrated bus, river and road systems. It’s estimated that more than 3 million passengers travel on the...
Britain’s Tea Culture

Britain’s Tea Culture

(VOVworld) - The British are known for their habits of drinking tea. According to the Tea and Infusions Organisation, the British consume 60 billion cups per year. That’s more than 900 cups a year...
Eating and cooking habits of the US

Eating and cooking habits of the US

(VOVworld) - A research by Dosomething.org suggests that at least 1 in 4 people in the US eat some type of fast food every day and cooking at home is dying. Is it true?...
Valentine’s Day in the US

Valentine’s Day in the US

(VOVworld) – Valentine's Day, celebrated on February 14, is a festival of love and many people give cards, letters, flowers, or presents to their spouse or partner. They may...
Christmas celebration in the US

Christmas celebration in the US

(VOVworld) - Christmas is an occasion that has been celebrated across the world. People from the US particularly have developed their own Christmas traditions and observances, and these have changed greatly over time....
Rugby – the pride of New Zealand

Rugby – the pride of New Zealand

(VOVworld) – If football players around the world sing their national anthem before a match, rugby players in New Zealand perform the Haka, their traditional war dance. Rugby and Haka have become the pride...
Hangi - New Zealand’s traditional specialty

Hangi - New Zealand’s traditional specialty

(VOVworld) – Have you ever eaten food that is cooked under-ground with no pan, no fire, and no spice? New Zealand people do that with Hangi - their traditional food. Let’s find...
Bonfire Night traditions in Britain

Bonfire Night traditions in Britain

(VOVworld) – November 5th is the day when Britons everywhere celebrate Bonfire Night or The Guy Fawkes Night. The event is accompanied by firework displays, the lighting of bonfires and the ceremonial burning...