You might be familiar with the Hawaiian custom of greeting guests with a lei, a floral wreath worn around the neck. But it’s more than just a decorative welcome. It’s a symbol of the people’s affections and generosity. This is not the only tradition that...

Old rivalries die hard. New York vs. Boston, Cambridge vs. Oxford—the impassioned debates are legendary. For two hundred years, the sibling cities of Charleston and Savannah have been engaged in a heated rivalry of their own. Only 100 miles apart, these two Southern belles have...

History can be a dull subject when taught in class. While flipping through a massive textbook, listening to the teacher spout date after date, it’s tough to comprehend the significance of each event and the human toil that shaped the life we are free to...