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- The 26th of February is the day to treat yourself to Pistachios, and learn a little more about them. Many people already know that Pistachios aren't naturally red, but why are they dyed at all? While learning about Pistachios, you can treat yourself to them in baklava or in Pistachio Ice cream, or even in a savoury dish.Read more >>>
- Andalusia Day, (Día de Andalucía) is a modern holiday celebrated in the Andalusia region on the southern coast of Spain each year on the 28th of February. Many things that are seen as being Spanish -- such as flamenco dancing, bullfighting, and gazpacho -- are actually from Andalusia.Read more >>>
- St David is the patron saint of Wales. He is reputed to have had his soldiers attach leeks to their caps so they could distinguish themselves from their enemies.Read more >>>
- The Doll Festival is an unofficial, fun holiday in Japan, mostly for small girls. In Japanese, the holiday is called Hina matsuri (Hina means a doll in Japanese.) Girls arrange their collection of dolls for proud display on tiered stands in their living rooms.Read more >>>
- The 4th of March is Poundcake Day. If the day has crept up on you caught you unawares so that you don't have time to make one, sneak out to the grocery and buy some.Read more >>>
- Pretzel Sunday is observed on the third Sunday of Lent (4th Sunday before Easter) in Luxembourg, where it's called "Bretzelsonndeg." A boy can offer a pretzel to a girl he fancies. If she accepts, the boy can visit her house on Easter, and expect to be given some eggs.Read more >>>
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