Based in the Pacific Northwest and educated at the University of Washington, Rosanne Tomyn has been writing historical, cultural and political articles since 2005.Tomyn was awarded the International Labor Communicators Award for Best Profile and Best Labor History Story in 2011.Parents considered astrological signs, lineage, alliances between families and financial benefits when they paired their children with others.
Blind dates arranged by friends or relatives are a common part of contemporary Korean dating culture.
As a result, many couples met for the very first time on their wedding day -- sometimes at the marriage altar.
Contemporary customs don't frown upon relationships with the opposite sex, which allows couples to form more organically.
Scotland is a land boasting a rich history full of unique customs and traditions.
From the thrill of the Highland Games and the patriotic National Dress, to romantic, musical and mysterious traditions, there are so many fantastic reasons to explore this beautiful country.
We have rounded up some of the most notable customs and traditions that can be experienced during a stay in one of our lovely Scottish holiday cottages.