tradition

Easter

Fireworks and Pipe Bombs: How Greek Towns Celebrate Easter

On the island of Chios, rival parishes launch makeshift rockets at each other, while on Andros, iron pipes filled with gunpowder blow up right next to the Easter procession.
Nafsika Mavromoustakou
4.19.19
Photography

This French Festival Celebrates Spring with Chaos, Wine, and Sexual Freedom

Every year, the people of the French village Cournonterral gather to mark the end of a 12th century battle by chasing each other around with barrels of dark wine.
Marine Peixoto
4.2.19
WEDDING

Inside the Lavish Arranged Marriage of a Powerful Witch Clan

In Romania, one of the world's most powerful witches arranged for her son to marry his witch cousin. Broadly attended the extravagant wedding to capture the rituals and ceremonies that go into planning a traditional occult wedding.
Broadly Staff
10.2.18
Munchies

This Team of Booze All-Stars Is Making Mezcal Sustainable

Sombra Mezcal is designed to be beneficial for both the land and the indigenous community in Oaxaca.
Dan Q. Dao
7.18.18
Internet

As My Family Tried to Arrange My Marriage, I Was Secretly Swiping on Tinder

My parents, unaware that I already had a dating profile of my own, signed me up for an online matchmaking service—similar, in a sense, to Tinder, but with far different expectations.
Mithila Phadke
6.18.18
Photos

Photos of Wet, Sweaty Men Climbing a Lard-Smothered Monument

Photographer Ben McNutt captured the annual Herndon Climb at the United States Naval Academy.
Ben McNutt
5.25.18
Photography

Photos of Modern Vikings Keeping Their Traditions Alive

Vikings Against Racism are out to show that you can cherish ancient traditions without being bigots.
Caisa Ederyd
3.13.18
mexico

PHOTOS: The Dying Art of Making Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

Meet the company keeping this Mexican tradition alive.
Luis Cobelo
11.1.17
African Vulture Crisis

Smoking Endangered Vulture Brains in South Africa

What happens when a cultural tradition is at odds with the survival of a species?
Caroline Haskins
6.23.17
craftsmanship

The Met's Japanese Bamboo Art Is a Flux of Beautiful Bending

The exhibit features bamboo artists from the Japanese periods of Meiji and Taishō.
Diana Shi
6.17.17
Life and Death

I Tried the Jewish Tradition of Watching Over the Dead

I learned what it takes to be a shomrim—someone who keeps dead people company in the days before their funeral.
Sara Silvennoinen
6.8.17
Recipe

Pink Daiquiri

The New Orleans cocktail for steamy weather and ass shakin' dance parties.
Munchies Staff
5.14.17
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