Tag Archives: Celebrations

Where to Celebrate Pride 2018 Around the World

If you are planning to attend a pride event this year, why limit yourself to the places you can go locally? Around the world, specifically throughout the Pride Month of June, but outside of that as well, there are hundreds of prides for you to choose from. The only question is, where do you want(…)


The Many Sayings and Phrases to Cheers around the World

When travelling the world one of the best ways to get to know locals and learn about their culture is to sit down at a table, break bread and share a drink. Likewise, it is one of the most forthcoming ways people all over the world welcome a stranger. This sharing of food and beverages,(…)


From Water Fights to Flying Candles: A Year of Festivals in Thailand

Thailand is known world-wide as a party destination which is, in some ways, due to the fact that the Thai love to party. There are 20 official national holidays on the calendar in Thailand and about ten religious ones as well that add up to around 50 weekdays off a year. Thais celebrate New Year(…)


Carnival Celebrations Around the World

Leading up to lent, in many Christian-influenced cultures there is a festival called Carnival. The word Carnival comes from carnevelare or “farewell to meat”, which explains the custom of abstaining from meat and poultry for 40 days during Lent and before Lent celebrations filled with debauchery. Whether it takes place in Rio or Venice it is(…)


New Year Celebrations From Around the World

Happy New Year! Recovered from your Christmas turkey yet? Returned your unwanted gifts, had the traditional Family Argument over Trivial Pursuit or Cards Against Humanity? Then all that is left for you to do this festive season is drink and dance in the New Year! Forget Trafalgar Square in London and Time Square in New(…)