Around the World-Themed Birthday Party Ideas

Drink Ideas
Horchata is a refreshing iced drink served in Mexico.
  • 1 cup blanched whole almonds
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1/2- to 1-inch piece cinnamon stick
  • 1/3 cup sugar, or to taste
  • Freshly grated zest of 1 lime
  • 2 cups ice plus additional for glasses
In a blender, combine all ingredients except ice. Add 2 cups ice and blend until melted.

Pour mixture into a bowl through a large sieve lined with a double layer of dampened cheesecloth. Discard solids.

Stir and serve with additional ice.

Party Music
  1. "Kumbaya" / Congo
  2. "Guantanamera" / Cuba
  3. "Frere Jacques" / France
  4. "Ach du Lieber Augustin" / Germany
  5. "Danny Boy" / Ireland
  6. "Santa Lucia" / Italy
  7. "The Banana Boat Song" / Jamaica
  8. "Sakura" / Japan
  9. "La Cucaracha" / Mexico
  10. "Ei, Ukhnem!" / Russia

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