Zicasso Blog

February 8th, 2019

Italian fashion says a lot about the country's culture. Just like their food and history, Italian tailormade garments are a defining quality of the culture's identity.

January 25th, 2019

Consider the ways you eat your daily meals. That could be drastically different from how others interact around the table. Culinary etiquette varies around the world, but being conscious of traditions can save you some embarrassment and give you greater insights to a culture's history. 

January 18th, 2019

Look ahead into 2019 for your next adventures. This list provides you with ten remarkable destinations that will surely strike awe into any traveler.

Paris, France - Eiffel Tower Bastille Day Fireworks
January 11th, 2019

The following list reveals some of the fun, exciting, refreshing, and even familiar ways other countries commemorate their liberation.

Dogs of Zicasso - Australian Cattle Dog sticking out her tongue. Photo by Dani Vernon.
December 19th, 2018

With the internet going to the dogs, it’s only natural for Zicasso to highlight our furry friends who help maintain team morale just by being themselves. Each month Zicasso has taken the time to introduce one of its team members. During the festive month of December, we wish to showcase the supportive friends offering positive reinforcement in our office.

Peru Tours - Machu Picchu with a slightly cloudy sky
December 18th, 2018

The adventure of the Inca Trail leading from the Sacred Valley to renowned Machu Picchu inspires excitement, anticipation, and a touch of fear. Here is what to expect while visiting this bucket-list destination.

Italy Tour - View of Polignano a Mare coastline
December 14th, 2018

Traveling with a loved is a special occasion whether embarking on a grand safari adventure, relaxing on a tropical beach, or wandering around cobblestone streets in a centuries-old city. The following list considers all different types of travelers with five great destinations to take your loved one in 2019.   

Turkey Tour - Sufi Whirling Dervishes
December 5th, 2018

The following list highlights some of the distinctive annual festivals that take place around the world in the month of December, which range from religious to traditional for exciting celebrations you won’t want to miss. 

Nepal greeting sticking tongue out
November 28th, 2018

We may not be able to learn every language so it is important to understand different customary greetings. Some cultures do not have a word for “Hello,” while others may believe waving at a person is bad luck. Unique greetings provide insight into the traditions of cultures and allow you to show a sign of respect while communicating with locals. 

Moon cake and tea served for Chung Chiu Moon Festival
November 19th, 2018

Thanksgiving often inspires images of golden turkeys and spiced pumpkin pies. Yet, cultures around the world also have their own celebrations to commemorate their bountiful fruits of the earth