Dog’s Day

Yesterday, in Poland, one of the most important holidays for me was celebrated, that is Dog’s Day.Dog Day was established in Poland relatively recently, in 2007. The purpose of this holiday is above all to expand awareness of the role of the dog in human life and the responsibility that every four-legged guardian takes on. … More Dog’s Day

The Lonely Easter

It’s already July but I have some articles unfinished. That one was waiting for me probably for too long. People from my organization can say that I’m always late with many things because everything „is just a draft” for me. And I can admit they are right. The process in my mind from an idea … More The Lonely Easter

Hello. My Name is…

Hello. My name is Erol and I am a volunteer from Slovenia. It’s a small country and beautiful with nature landscapes like lake Bled, coastline including a town Piran and other hidden gems. If you are curious Slovenia is located between Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia. The capital city is Ljubljana. I’m very excited about … More Hello. My Name is…

Children’s Day

A little late, but I decided to write about the holiday, which, in fact, we all have the right to celebrate until the end of our days, because we will always be somebody’s children. Children’s Day – holiday backgroundIt is difficult to clearly determine when Children’s Day was celebrated for the first time. It is … More Children’s Day

Mother’s Day

As you remember, Stella and I come from Poland. Today, i.e. 26 May, we celebrate Mother’s Day in Poland. On this occasion, I decided to write a few words about this holiday and the customs associated with it in different countries. Mothers’ Day was already celebrated in Ancient Greece and Rome, because the cult of … More Mother’s Day

Carnaval da Madeira (part 1)

The Carnival of Madeira (Carnaval in Portuguese) is an annual festival held forty days before Easter, that ends on Shrove Tuesday (called Fat Tuesday in Madeira/Terça-feira Gorda in Portuguese) the day before Ash Wednesday (first day of Lent). On certain days of Lent, Roman Catholics traditionally abstained from the consumption of meat and poultry, hence the term “carnival,” from carnelevare, “to remove (literally, “raise”) meat.” The Madeira carnival is known as one of … More Carnaval da Madeira (part 1)