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A Twist on 'April Showers' at This Country's New Year Celebrations

Local Events Thailand

Many modern holiday celebrations put an irreverent twist on their historic – and often more solemn -traditions. Thailand’s Songkran may be one of the most extreme examples of that phenomenon....

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Signs of Spring - Worth Traveling For

Local Events

Spring may be the most hopeful season. There is nothing more uplifting than seeing Nature reborn every Spring. It’s like an assurance that life will get better again, no matter...

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Celebrate 50 Years of Disney Magic

Local Events Orlando, Florida

They’re calling it ‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’ and it's a new entry on the travel bucket list of Disney lovers around the world.  On October 1st, 1971, after years of...

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Every 10 Years, This ‘World’s Fair’ of Flowers Upstages Netherlands’ Tulip Time. Don’t Miss Floriade 2022

Local Events Netherlands

 If you thought Tulip Time in the Netherlands was the ultimate garden travel experience, you haven’t heard about Floriade.Horticulture is famously the Netherlands’ most ‘colorful’ industry. The country sells half...

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The Best Celebrations Around the World For You To Ring In the New Year

Local Events

At long last, 2020 is wrapping up, and a New Year full of hope is just around the corner. This feels like the kind of year you’d toast the year...

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Italy Names Its First 'City of Wine'

Local Events Barolo, Italy

Wine lovers have one more reason to get traveling again next year. In celebration of one of its oldest and most beloved products, Italy has declared its first-ever ‘City of Wine’.The...

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3 Hallowe'en Traditions With Roots in Ancient Celtic Ireland

Local Events

 Frightful Hallowe’en is many people’s top holiday of the year – but did you know that we can thank ancient Ireland for our favorite Hallowe’en traditions? Travel to Ireland these days,...

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Video: Where to Travel to Find the World's 2nd Largest Oktoberfest

Local Events Canada

Munich's annual extravaganza of beer halls, buxom girls in dirndls, pretzels and the best of the 'wurst' (pun intended!) actually gets underway in September. Its origins in Germany involve a...

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America's Tallest Monument Park Transformed in Time for One of Nation's Biggest 4th July Parties

Local Events St. Louis, Missouri

The view 630 feet above St. Louis from the top of its defining monument has changed after an immense, multi-year, $380-million renovation to the city's Gateway Arch National Park .The...

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Discover Dazzling Winter Evenings at Hong Kong's New Light Festival

Local Events Hong Kong

For a city whose nighttime skyline overlooking Victoria Harbour is already a global icon of urban lighting and signage, a light festival might seem like overkill. But the new Hong Kong...

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The Chinese New Year Dish You Need To Try This Year

Local Events Asia

Kung Hey Fat Choi! Chinese New Year celebrations brighten up the winter months throughout Asia and Asian communities around the world. It's the most important date on the Lunar calendar and includes...

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