World Suicide Prevention Day

Today it is World Suicide Prevention Day. Many of the articles on this blog are light and about fun things, but at times, it is also important to discuss serious topics. Therefore, I want to tell you about this day and about what you can do to help people who are struggling with mental health […]

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

Today it is International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization)  first declared this day in 1998. The purpose of the day is, as the name says, to commemorate the tragedies of the slave trade. It also intends to break the silence […]

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Today, the 9th of August, is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.  This day is about centering the indigenous peoples of the world. The United Nations has identified indigenous peoples as one of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups of people in the world. In Europe, the Sami people are the only recognized […]

World Oceans Day

  Each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our life, and the ways of protecting it. The Ocean Project has promoted and coordinated World Oceans Day globally since 2002 with a team based in the US and volunteers from all around the world. Participating in a World Oceans Day event or activity is significant for […]

Mother’s Day

We might perceive Mother’s Day as a modern phenomenon, but celebrations of mothers and motherhood itself actually go back many years. Mother’s day origin dates back to the age of Ancient Romans and the Greek. Over two millennia ago, the Greek dedicated this day to maternal goddesses that were held in the annual festival during […]

Nature for Water: 25th Year of World Water Day

Water is a vital part of life and it deserves to be used properly by every single living being on planet. Every year on 22nd of March, World Water Day is celebrated all around the world to create awareness about the importance of water. This year, this date has an extra significancy, since it is […]

International Mother Language Day

In 1999, UNESCO declared the 21st of February as the International Mother Language Day in tribute to the students and political activists that formed the political movement, known as the Language Movement. The movement was developed in East Bengal, known today as Bangladesh, advocating the recognition of the Bengali language as an official language of […]

Best Destination for Winter Sun: Campania

While I was planning my trip to Southern Italy, I read tons of negative comments about Naples. Everyone wrote about how dirty and dangerous the city it is. I had heard lots of tragic stories from my friends whose things were stolen, and most the people advised me not to go there. For the first […]