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5 Great Websites for Exploring Culture

Cultures Online

The web is a great source of information, and recent research has shown that more Americans are getting their news online.  If you are interested in exploring culture, here (in no particular order) are a few websites you might want to explore:

  1. The Huffington Post features just about any interest, but its Worldpost Culture section is well worth visiting.
  2. NPR: Code Switch is National Public Radio’s blog with though-provoking articles on race, ethnicity and culture. The NPR website also has great articles on the arts, education, and world events.
  3. The Culture-ist describes itself as a “media platform and a movement for social good” with sections on travel, food, and stories about how people around the world are working to create positive changes in their communities.
  4. Transparent Language – Blogs and Culture from Around the World: If you are learning a new language, this site has a collection of blogs covering a variety of languages from Arabic to Urdu, with vocabulary, common phrases, recipes, customs, and more.
  5. Multi-Cultural Kid Blogs is a great collection of blogs and information on exploring culture for parents, families, and teachers, with articles on arts, crafts, holidays, food, languages, and cultural traditions from around the world.

Where Do You Go for Information on Culture?

Do you have a favorite cultural web site?  Please send us your suggestions here.   We might just post them in a future blog article!

 

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