Many people like to ring in the New Year in a traditional way. But those traditions are different in countries around Europe.
Soon, we'll be welcoming the new year and wishing you all the best for 2018. You can send us your greetings, too, on video. By way of thanks, we'll be giving away the cookbook "50 Kitchens, One City".
Who invented the Advent wreath? How did Christmas markets start? Why do some German children believe the "Christ Child" is the one who brings presents? Find out here.
Malawi is spending several million US dollars every year to replace torn and dirty bank notes as people throw money as sign of good luck. Malawi's central bank has now rolled out a campaign to stop this wear and tear.
Germany is full of traditions celebrated throughout the year, but autumn has its own special brand of festivities celebrating harvest, light, liberty and luck to warm up a season heading into darkness.
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