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World Bee Day – 20th of May

World Bee Day – 20th of May

Get to know more about Bees and their Special Day with VocApp!

Bees. Maybe they scare you? Are you afraid of getting bitten by one? Did it happen before maybe? Well, we understand your pain, but maybe you are looking at this extraordinary bug the wrong way. And that is why we are here! We at VocApp want to help you understand and maybe even love this amazing insect that is SO important to this world and learn more about World Bee Day!

Stay with us and learn all you can about bees! Learn about beekeeping and about the World Day of Bees. Also, we will end with some interesting facts about bees!

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International Day of Families- May 15

International Day of Families- May 15

Come celebrate International Day of Families with VocApp!

Read our blog and learn about the International Day of Families May 15!  You must wonder how did the International Day of Families start? And how is it different from other Family Day celebrations? Do you want to learn more about how countries celebrates families? Do you know what the term “family” means in different cultures? Continue reading our blog and learn more about this important day and celebrate with us the International Day of Families

United Nations

According to UN’s website, the May 15 International Day of Families is a moment to reflect and celebrate the importance of family, people, societies and cultures all over the globe. The United Nations sees the family as the basis of unity of society. Learn more about their cause in their website: https://www.un.org/development/desa/family/international-day-of-families/2019-2.html 

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Table manners: Do’s and Don’ts abroad

Table manners: Do’s and Don’ts abroad

Food is definitely the main essence of traveling.

You can’t fully experience the culture of a country if you do not taste local food. Think about one of the best journeys you have ever had, wasn’t food a big part of it? Didn’t it make your overall experience even more special?
Home food, street food, local restaurants, secret recipes, unique ingredients, strong fragrances. Can you picture all of this in your journey?

Although appreciating local food is very important, it is not enough to be a perfect traveler. If you really want to eat like a local, then you have to learn how to behave like a local, which means, respecting the good table manners of the country you are visiting. This is something very important to learn ahead, in order to avoid being disrespectful or very impolite towards locals.

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Easter Holiday Traditions Around the World

Easter Holiday Traditions Around the World

Easter Holiday with VocApp!

Do you know Easter Holiday? If you live in Europe or a country with catholic traditions, you probably celebrate it every year. But, what do you know about it? How do you celebrate Easter Season in your country? Do you know the Easter Holiday traditions of different countries?

With our Easter Holiday blog post, we will tell you many facts about Easter, when is Easter 2019, as well as Easter Sunday 2019. You will know why are Easter eggs a tradition? And where did the idea of the Easter Bunny come from? Keep with our VocApp blog post to read all about Easter Traditions around the world.

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Tips on the Tulip Festival in the Netherlands

Tips on the Tulip Festival in the Netherlands

Do you want to travel to the Netherlands?

Do you want to travel somewhere and are looking for tips on where to go? Well, do you know what Holland is known for? You’ve guessed it! Tulips! In their own Tulip Festival, many and many tulips of all colors and forms, miles and miles of gardens filled with them.

Have you ever asked yourself what is the best time to see tulips in Amsterdam? Keep reading our blog to learn some tips on the Tulip Festival in the Netherlands and understand a bit more about Dutch traditions and the tulip culture of this country.

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Top 10 April Fools pranks

Top 10 April Fools pranks

Read our Blog and learn of the Best April Fools pranks Ever! 

The history behind the origin of April Fools Day, also called All Fool’s Day remains to this day a mystery. All stories involve some sort of a practical joke, that amuses and sometimes even offends, the audience.

Stay with us to learn all about the first pranks ever! And also the new pranks that fill the internet and the mass media, to entertain us during this special day.

The First Prank ever!

First on our list is the thought-to-be-original celebration of April Fools Day in France of 1582. The then Pope Gregory XIII ordered a new calendar to replace the old one. In this calendar, the New Year’s Day was on January 1st.

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What is French cuisine?

What is French cuisine?

What about French culinary specialties?

France is known to be a country where you can eat and drink some of the best products and dishes in the world. However, tourists often don’t know from which region their favorite French culinary specialties come. Indeed, each French dish comes from a particular region of the country and it is said that they always taste better if they are prepared by regional and local restaurants, which also tend to be cheaper compared to the vibrant French capital – Paris.

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