Unusual national tradition
The ancient Macedonians really were just surrendered: raised force lance up. But – alas! – it didn't work with the Roman soldiers – they just did not understand the Macedonians…

Continue reading →

Traditions of the new year table is an Interesting forum
UK: Turkey under gooseberry sauce, pudding and brandy. France: oysters, goose liver, Turkey in white wine, champagne and cheese. Germany: Christmas eve is carp or herring, for Christmas - roast…

Continue reading →

size

Wedding traditions of Korea

Choosing booking cheap tickets to Seoul, you can think about visiting one of the most beautiful Korean Islands – Jeju city.

Jeju island in Korea Jeju island is located in the very South of the Republic of Korea. He’s the biggest in the country and several thousand years ago it was rocked by volcanic eruptions. Now remind me 368 craters of extinct and dormant mountain is the volcano Hallasan, the height is less than 2 km away. Making a booking cheap tickets to Seoul or another Korean city, can be included in the trip visiting beautiful Jeju island. It is worth the attention of tourists, because not only the unique beauty of the scenery, the music and the number of extinct volcanoes.

The volcanoes on the island sleeping for hundreds of years, and during that time the nature and people filled lava-scorched land with thickets of juniper, Mandarin gardens, tea plantations, pine and palm groves. The green slopes of extinct craters — the unique nature reserve of rare species of plants.

For lovers of Hiking will be an unforgettable Hiking along the craters of extinct volcanoes. The most amazing of them — the crater of Sangumburi. It was formed during eruptions as a result of the exit Continue reading

Wedding traditions of Korea. Korean wedding

As in any Eastern country, in Korea, a wedding is one of the most significant events in the life of a Korean or Koreans. This has its good reason. As in the past in Korea, adult Korean was considered only after he was married, when that was not the value of the person’s age at the time.

Korean main attraction at the wedding was considered to be a pair of geese or ducks, which represented the fidelity of the spouses . Time changes things and today live birds replace wooden figurines.

In Korea emphasizes the importance of the day of the wedding itself. For this reason, weddings are rarely conducted in a leap year, the lunar-solar calendar, year. The most popular day is Sunday, and the second half Saturday. On weekdays, the wedding is held infrequently. In the past, the exact time of the wedding was determined by a fortuneteller-professional, and these astrologers are turning rarely and then as a tribute to tradition.

Wedding traditions of Korea

In the old days, Korean wedding could be organized in the bride’s house and groom’s house. In our time serves for this purpose a special hall – «erikjan”, although there are those who spend the wedding in the restaurant or in my house.

In the past the wedding dress the Korean consisted Continue reading

Encyclopedia of Tea

Section “tea” will tell You in detail about where, how and when people drank tea and, of course, much more. Section “Types and varieties of tea” will help You to understand all the tea variety and choose the flavor that will give You pleasure. In the section “tea” for You are chosen of different methods and recipes of your favourite drink.

Section “Tea etiquette” will teach You the tradition of tea drinking. But if You dream of competing in a real tea ceremony, here You’ll teach it. “Dessert with tea” — the most delicious section of our website. It offers recipes of the most popular desserts for tea.

The spread of tea.

Active tea trade began in China since the fifth century. Tea from China along the silk road got abroad: through Central and Western Asia, Afghanistan and Persia to Rome. In a 729 year tea was introduced to Japan, where he was unusually roads and was considered as a miracle drink. It took about a hundred years, and it has spread to Korea, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India.

The Indians were convinced in the powerful influence of drink on the body and has long been considered a tea drug. Europe tried tealeaves only in the XVI century. The pioneers among the Europeans were the Portuguese. In Holland and France tea appeared in the first half of XVII century. Foggy Continue reading