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Theme Parks and Beyond: Nearly 2 Dozen Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Orlando This Season

Local Events Orlando, Florida

Orlando’s claim to fame is its extraordinary collection of family-friendly theme parks standing shoulder-to-shoulder in the balmy weather of the Sunshine State. But the warmth of the holiday season in...

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3 Million Lights for 101 Nights of Niagara Falls' Festival of Lights this Winter

Local Events Niagara Falls, Ontario

This holiday season will be the brightest ever in the most popular tourist attraction in Canada – and one that conveniently spans the border with the U.S. - just as...

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The One-of-a-Kind Festival that Lights Up Montreal This Fall

Local Events Montreal, Quebec

Montreal is a year-round global capital of celebration. The world’s second-largest French-speaking city (after only Paris) is famous for its cosmopolitan flair, cuisine, fashion, as a UNESCO City of Design,...

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8 German Words You Need to Fit in at Oktoberfest

Local Events Munich, Germany

It’s Oktoberfest time again. The festival traditionally held annually in Bavaria’s capital of Munich, with similar events throughout the entire region, is one of the world’s most epic celebrations. Name...

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Rum and Cigar Festival Elevates St. Barts to New Levels of Luxury Island Lifestyle

Local Events St Barts, St. Barts

 It’s a tiny island with a big reputation as one of the most chic destinations in the Caribbean. Legendary St. Barts combines French ‘art de vivre’ with a lush tropical...

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You’ve Missed Danube Day But You Can Still Discover Europe’s Record-Breaking River

Local Events

Every year on June 29th, eighty-one million people in 14 European countries celebrate the single river that ties them together and provides drinking water, food, power, recreation, jobs and transportation....

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Celebrate This Island’s Sweet Harvest at its Annual Summer Mango Festival

Local Events St Kitts and Nevis

On some islands, they like to tell you how many beaches they have, or days of sunshine. On Nevis, it’s how many different varieties of mangoes they have. The answer?...

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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 past...

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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’....

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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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How the Postponed Tokyo Olympic Games Will Feature Japan's National Sport

Local Events Japan

We should be watching the opening ceremony of the XXXIII Olympiad right now. But COVID has changed the history of the Olympics along with so many other features of our lives. Tokyo...

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Summer Solstice at Stonehenge Goes Virtual: How You Can Attend this Mystical, Ancient Celebration This Year

Local Events Great Britain, United Kingdom

Mark dawn in England on June 21st on your calendar. It will be worth or staying up late at night in North America to experience the online broadcast of one of...

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Milan's Shuttered Duomo will Ring with the Voice of an 'Angel' as Bocelli Performs Easter Concert

Local Events Milan, Italy

 The COVID-19 pandemic is cancelling Easter celebrations large and small around the world. Thousand-year-old cathedrals will make history as they remain empty and silent.Enter Andrea Angel Bocelli.Celine Dion has said that,...

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Europe's Capital of Music Celebrates the 250th Anniversary of This Musical Genius

Local Events Vienna, Austria

You may only listen to classical music once in a while, but we’ll bet this composer’s name rings a bell.Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Germany, but spent his professional...

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This European Wine Festival Only Happens 4 Times a Century - And It's This Summer

Local Events Switzerland

For oenophiles (and everyday wine lovers like you and me), it's a once in a generation opportunity to celebrate the wines of a country you might not even associate with...

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Where Every Gaming Teen Wants to Travel This Summer

Local Events Hong Kong, Hong Kong

If your family has a teen who spends time immersed in electronic games, take heart! We've discovered the perfect summer holiday everyone in your family will enjoy.There's a vibrant summer...

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6 Year-Round Festivals That Give You a Reason to Celebrate in Barbados

Local Events Barbados

After winning the NBA championship, legend Kawhi Leonard toasted his huge win with a trip to Barbados. But you don't have to be a basketball hero to celebrate in Barbados. Beyond...

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6 Year-Round Festivals That Give You a Reason to Celebrate in Barbados

Local Events Barbados

After winning the NBA championship, legend Kawhi Leonard toasted his huge win with a trip to Barbados. But you don't have to be a basketball hero to celebrate in Barbados. Beyond...

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Where Every Gaming Teen Wants to Travel This Summer

Local Events Hong Kong, Hong Kong

If your family has a teen who spends time immersed in electronic games, take heart! We've discovered the perfect summer holiday everyone in your family will enjoy.There's a vibrant summer...

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This European Wine Festival Only Happens 4 Times a Century - And It's This Summer

Local Events Switzerland

For oenophiles (and everyday wine lovers like you and me), it's a once in a generation opportunity to celebrate the wines of a country you might not even associate with...

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