Traditional tools came to the fore in Russia at the weekend with the holding of an annual scything competition.
Traditionally, men walk alongside the female tray-carriers but are only expected to help share the load if there is an accident and the carrier requires assistance
More than 700 women carrying heavy-flower-decorated trays took part in the traditional Trays Festival around the historic town of Tomar
You’ll find the world’s best-known brands in plentiful supply in the city, but these are the restaurants and shops that are unique to Dubai.
In the Al-Hajar mountain chain of northern Oman, what appears to be just a pile of logs is actually an apiary of beehives. This is a centuries-old method of beekeeping which has been passed down from one generation to the next.
Normally known for its skyscrapers and hotels, Dubai now houses the first urban fly fishing experience in the Middle East. Check it out in this feature of Adventures.
An introduction to both the traditional and contemporary food of the United Arab Emirates – and the best places in Dubai to taste it.
Melanie Trump and Akie Abe attended a cultural event at the Akasaka Palace on Sunday during Trump's four-day official visit to Japan.
Members of U.S. Naval Academy's first-year class tested their ingenuity, perseverance and ability to work together as they attempted to scale a granite obelisk coated with a thick layer of vegetable shortening.
Musabbeh Al Kaabi, the first Emirati chef in the world, shows Euronews how he prepares Iftar, the evening meal eaten by Muslims during Ramadan.
During a visit to the UAE, celebrity chef Michael Mina talks to Euronews about his colourful career and how his cuisine is going back to his North African roots.
In the Middle East and North Africa, homemade sweets and confectionary are gestures of welcome and celebration.
Tourists gathered at the Nagara River in central Japan on Saturday to witness the season's opening of traditional fishing using trained waterfowl.
Tourists are flocking to Dubai to experience the traditional Bedouin culture.
Japan's Emperor Naruhito on Wednesday performed a Shinto ritual at the Imperial Palace to report to imperial family gods the plans for the main ceremonies of his succession later this year.
The traditional culture of indigenous tattoos in Taiwan had almost disappeared after decades of being banned by the first Japanese colonists and later by the Chinese Nationalist government.
Russian Orthodox believers came to Vysokopetrovsky Monastery in Moscow on Saturday on the eve of Easter to prepare for the holiest day in the Orthodox church calendar.
You can't put an old head on young shoulders!
The tradition of putting a small paper with a prayer between the cracks of the wall is several centuries old.
Residents of the Greek mountain town of Sochos, northeast of Thessaloniki, greeted the arrival of Lent on Monday with a carnival and procession.
Dachas, traditionally a small summer cottages, have through the centuries become a real institution for Russia's mainly urban-dwelling population.
Thousands of Dutch revellers braved cold water and chilling winds on Tuesday to take a New Year's Day plunge in the North Sea in a tradition thought to date back to the 1960s.
Intense coal mining has made Katowice, where COP24 negotiations are taking place right now, one of Europe's most polluted areas.
Take an interactive tour of coal country and meet the people who are fighting to keep it alive.
Japan is one of the most important destinations for international meetings which combines conferences with relaxing natural hot baths.
It's like being a privileged castaway.
Our round-up of eco-friendly christmas markets promoting sustainable living in Europe to attend this December.