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Across the globe, social aspects ranging from hand gestures to bathroom usage vary. Here are some tips on how to navigate these differences.
Dances on TikTok may seem compelling, but the world has much more to offer - from fire dances to hula to dances you may have never seen.
Moving into adulthood isn’t easy. Many cultures have coming of age ceremonies to welcome teens into their new world.
Try this delicious and flavorful shredded beef stew recipe from the Dominican Republic!
Bring a piece of Costa Rica home with you by learning this easy recipe for this popular dish, arroz con leche aka rice pudding.
There's much to celebrate in a world with different cultures and religions. 
You'll want to make these quick and easy Hawaiian Snowball Cookies for every occasion!
Students can have a memorable tasting adventure during their Rustic travels. Here are some of the best programs for food-loving students who want to try something different.
Next year UNESCO will mark 50 years since the organization began naming and recognizing World Heritage sites. Here is a look at the unforgettable locations Rustic students see in the Americas and Africa.
Indigenous groups often lost some of their artwork and cultural identity as conquering forces arrived in their lands. Here is a look at artwork travelers may and may not see while on the road.
Numerous students quickly responded when asked about their favorite foods during their Rustic programs. The delicacies they highlighted included options from Asia to Africa to the Americas. Take a peek at the foods they named "the best." 
Stories about powerful gods and frightening creatures have influenced the cultures of people on islands ranging from the Fiji Islands to The Dominican Republic. For #FolkloreThursday here are just a few of those stories.
Eating abroad means you get to eat all the local food, delicacies, and in-season fruits and vegetables. Take a peek at some of the fruits and vegetables you might see at the market on a Rustic Pathways’ high school summer travel program.
Food is powerful. It is the great connector—shaping our memories and cultivating community. This holiday season, try incorporating one of these international inspired potato dishes into your holiday meal and get inspired to see the world.
Eating abroad means you get to eat all the local food, delicacies, and in-season fruits and vegetables. Take a peek at some of the fruits and vegetables you might see at the market on a Rustic Pathways’ high school summer travel program.
Food is powerful. It is the great connector—shaping our memories and cultivating community. Try making Costa Rican gallo pinto at home with your family. Gallo pinto is a hearty and traditional Costa Rican dish.

Food is powerful. It is the great connector—shaping our memories and cultivating community. Bring together friends and family and share a meal with this Thai sam tam.
Food is powerful. It is the great connector—shaping our memories and cultivating community. This Halloween, bring together your friends and family for a bowl of this hearty Thai pumpkin curry.