Fad diets in the US

Fad diets in the US

(VOVWORLD) - Obesity, a major health issue in the US, leads to numerous diseases. While many industrialized countries are in a similar situation, obesity rates in the US are the highest...
Stilt Walking of Belgium: fights on stilts

Stilt Walking of Belgium: fights on stilts

(VOVWORLD) - Like many other European countries, Belgium is famous for numerous festivals that take place all year round, some of which are the biggest in the world. Aside from Majorette, stilt walking is...
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...
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...
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 also arrange a...
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...
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...
Halloween Eve: when the fun is not limited to children

Halloween Eve: when the fun is not limited to children

(VOVworld) - Straddling the line between fall and winter, plenty and paucity, life and death, Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. Thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic people, Halloween has...
Movies: A Connection To The American Culture

Movies: A Connection To The American Culture

(VOVworld) - The American film industry, often referred to as Hollywood as the name of its birthplace, is considered the most dominant force in the world’s modern cinema industry. Just the word “Hollywood” itself conjures...