Best Celebrations Around the World

From Mardi Gras to Dia de los Muertos, our planet really knows how to party

Japan’s Best Cherry Blossom Festivals for 2019

Cherry blossom season, also known as the sakura or hanami flower-watching season, brings life and magic to Japan each spring. Admiring the flowers’ fleeting beauty is a practice that dates back over a thousand years. The small, delicate pink sakura and ume plum blossoms flower at different times throughout the season. The massive bloom starts […]

The 10 Best Cities in Ireland to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

This year, ditch your sloppy ‘Paddy’s Day’ party and head to Ireland, home of St. Patrick himself, where all of the tradition started and the fun never stops. There will be plenty of spots to drink green beer, party in the streets, wake up, and do it all again, but surprisingly, most cities in Ireland […]

The Ultimate Guide to Chinese New Year 2019

Ready to celebrate the Year of the Pig? Here’s your guide to the biggest Chinese New Year 2019 celebrations. Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival) means a lot of different things to folks across the globe, but one thing holds true no matter where you’re from: the new year […]

The Best of Carnival 2019 Around the World

Thinking of heading to a Carnival in 2019, but not sure which one to choose? Here’s a run down of the most popular and interesting carnivals around the world, as well as how to know which carnival is perfect of each type of traveler. Best for: Lovers of Indigenous Dance Carnival 2019 Dates: January  17 […]

The Best Cities for an Epic New Year’s Eve

There’s no denying that some cities around the world have a thing for NYE. Usually, a sensational backdrop and tons of fireworks do the trick, but there’s more to it than that. The best cities to celebrate NYE in style offer that little something extra, be it the brightest fireworks display, the most unusual traditions, […]

The Best Asian Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of

To fully experience a culture is to experience a festival — one where locals congregate to celebrate their home, traditions, and seasons. Attending one of these lesser-known Asian festivals is a sure fire strategy of gaining insight into what life truly looks like in Asia. February 19, 2019 Standing on the beach in the February […]

Festivals in Latin America: The Region’s Finest Fiestas

It’s no secret that Latin Americans love themselves a good paaartay, with the continent’s yearly calendar filled with more events than days. Their love of a good time is, indeed, the stuff of legends, yet what’s even more endearing is their fervent desire to drag even the most reluctant of spectators to come along for […]