Other Cultures: The Lives and Histories of Countries Around the World

Other Cultures at Bright Hub gives you views of people and places you may never see. Learn the distinctive elements that make up different cultures through reading about: their customs and holidays, foods, religions, and dress. Places special to other cultures because of their historical significance, their unique architecture, or their striking natural beauty. There are cultures in the world that you may never encounter, but the articles at Bright Hub bring information that gives you windows into other worlds. There are places you may have wondered about for years, and countries, regions and traditions that you have never heard of beforehand. Strange foods and unfamiliar celebrations, dates that commemorate events that you have never heard of. Bright Hub rejoices in the diversity found around the globe. Learn about where your ancestors came from- and where your children may visit. Learn the heritage of the world. Whether you are from India and know little about Australia, or live in the United States and wonder about Africa and tropical islands, articles at Bright Hub will give you a colorful mosaic of places foreign to you. Educate yourself, and travel the world- if only in your mind.

Christmas in the Philippines

The Republic of the Philippines is the only country in Asia where Christians are the majority. Catholicism came from Spain in the late 1500s and while many Filipino Christmas traditions come directly from the religioius calendar and would be recognizable to all Catholics, others are home-grown.
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