Category: North America

Boston History

Boston History

With a latest population of 589,141 according to Allcitypopulation, Boston was founded in 1630 by John Winthrop. The name goes back to a town in England that meant home to many Puritans like Winthrop. The...

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Chicago Famous People

Patricia Arquette (born 1968) The Hollywood actress had her breakthrough in 1993 with Tony Scott’s “True Romance”. Since then she has starred in numerous feature films and television series. John Ashcroft (born 1942) The...

How to Get to Saba

How to Get to Saba

How to get to Saba Flights The nearest international airport is on the neighboring island of Sint Maarten. But there is a regional airport in the north-east of the island. The runway is extremely...

8th Street in Downtown Boise

Boise Idaho Travel Guide

Boise is the capital of the US state Idaho. The city is located in southwest Idaho, about 65 km east of the Oregon state line and 175 km north of the Nevada state line....

Western United States

Western United States

On our journey in the states of the western United States, we will see and experience lots of views, all well known from countless American movies. We drive through landscapes that have been venues...

SANTA TERESA

Santa Teresa Travel Guide

Costa Rica’s Santa Teresa was formerly known as a small fishing village that over the years became a popular travel destination for tourists. After tourists conquered the sleeping village, Santa Teresa grew into a city...

Costa Rica Immigration Statistics

Costa Rica Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions Costaricans like to identify themselves as a contrast to the rest of Central America: they are not poor, lack reading and writing skills, and do not live in political chaos. Costaricans...

Cuba Immigration Statistics

Cuba Culture and Traditions

Culture What mainly characterizes Cuban culture is the mixture of African and European tradition, which is noticeable above all in music but also in poetry, for example. Cuba’s most versatile writer in the 19th...

Canada Immigration Statistics

Canada Culture and Traditions

Culture Culture has always been a matter of the heart for Canadians as a means of creating their own identity in the shadow of the United States. The government and provinces annually invest large...

Barbados Immigration Statistics

Barbados Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions According to Abbreviationfinder, Barbados is the most British-influenced country in the Caribbean. Among other things, this is expressed in the fact that business relations take place in a very well-organized manner,...

Belize Immigration Statistics

Belize Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions It can be difficult to put your finger on what is characteristic of people living in Belize, where four people groups live on a small area. But as in many other...

Dominican Republic Immigration Statistics

Dominican Republic Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions According to Abbreviationfinder, “Si Dios quiere” – if God wills – is a common expression that can be said to reflect a certain fate among the Dominicans. Courtesy is considered important....

El Salvador Immigration Statistics

El Salvador Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions Salvadorans often take pride in being hospitable and are happy to express pride in their country. Showing respect for other people is important. This is done, for example, by nailing, greeting...

Grenada Immigration Statistics

Grenada Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions According to Abbreviationfinder, Grenada is characterized by its Franco-British background. For example, a majority of the population is Catholic and many geographical names are French, while the school system is British...

Guatemala Immigration Statistics

Guatemala Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions The most common way to health is with a handshake. Friends can be kissed, which is more common among women than between men and women. Male friends can show affection by...

Haiti Immigration Statistics

Haiti Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions A common handshake is normal when Haitians greet each other. A slight cheek kiss also occurs between people who know each other well, but not often men in between. Conversations are...

Honduras Immigration Statistics

Honduras Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions The opposition to the United States unites the Hondurans, while the country is strongly Americanized and most Hondurans have family in the United States. Also, the different indigenous peoples and the...

Jamaica Immigration Statistics

Jamaica Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions The most common way of health is a handshake with direct eye contact and a smile. Female friends can hug each other and kiss each other on both cheeks, while men...

Mexico Immigration Statistics

Mexico Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions The Catholic saint figure Our wife of Guadalupe is the strongest symbol of Mexico’s national culture. She is a Mexican, dark-skinned version of the Virgin Mary and represents the mixture of...

Panama Immigration Statistics

Panama Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions According to Abbreviationfinder, Panama, like other Latin American countries, is characterized by its American origin, Spanish heritage and influences from the rest of Europe and Africa. In addition, more than other...

Trinidad and Tobago Immigration Statistics

Trinidad and Tobago Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions According to Abbreviationfinder, Trinidad and Tobago’s mixed population is reflected in a diverse range of traditions and customs. It is not so common for Indotrinidadians to marry Afrotrinidadians. For most people,...

United States Immigration Statistics

United States Culture and Traditions

Customs and traditions According to Abbreviationfinder, the United States has long been perceived as the very image of a multicultural country, often called a melting pot, where the vast majority of residents have roots...