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Stepping on the Bull’s Balls in Milan

If you've been within the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy, you likely have heard of the timeless curiosity that is the tradition of stepping on the bull's balls. Wanna know what that's all about?
Landscape with the Legend of St Christopher

Travel Deities: Meet the Gods, Goddesses, and Patron Saints of Travel

Travel deities - Travelers often ask the help of deities, travel gods, goddesses, patron saints, etc. to assist them on journeys and for safety.
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7 Airplane & Flight Myths Debunked

Here's some common flight myths debunked, that often frighten people into keeping their two feet on solid ground unnecessarily due to its widespread belief.
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The Legend of Nian and the Chinese New Year (Nónglì Xinnián)

The Chinese New Year is an important, traditional Chinese holiday, but it is derived from the name of a ferocious beast in Chinese mythology, the nian.
Smok Wawelski Krakow Dragon in Poland

Smok Wawelski, the Krakow Dragon of Wawel Hill

Learn about the legend of Smok Wawelski, the Krakow dragon of Wawel Hill, from Polish folklore. Krakow's famous, fire-spitting dragon is a huge tourist draw to Poland's second-largest city.