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Get Yourself to Glastonbury

What do Adele, the Arctic Monkeys, Mumford & Sons, U2, Kanye West, The Who, and Lionel Richie all have in common? Each of ...

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Be a Viking for the Day at Norsk Hostfest, North America's Largest Scandinavian Festival

You don't have to be a Viking to attend the largest Scandinavian festival in North America -- you just have to be prepared...

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Austin City Limits is a Not-to-Miss Music Festival this Fall

The Austin City Limits Music Festival (or ACL for those in the know) is an annual music festival that takes place in Ziker...

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How to Celebrate Mexico's Independence Day: Grito de Dolores

Mexico’s Independence Day, affectionately known to nationals as “Grito de Dolores” or “The Cry of Dolores," takes place ev...

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Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum: How to Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day

Every September 19, individuals from around the world trade in their normal attire for peg-legs and abandon their dialect in favor of channeling their most beloved seafaring friends.

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Share Your Space With a Spook at China's Hungry Ghost Festival

It’s a bit premature for talk of costumes, candy and trick-or-treating in the U.S. but if you’re headed to Asia in the nex...

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Experience the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: the Largest Arts Festival in the World

Festivals are undoubtedly an unavoidable part of our cultural expression. There are seemingly festivals for anything you c...

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La Tomatina: Spain's Biggest Food Fight

While we often associate throwing tomatoes with an unfortunate theatre performance or as a way to humiliate the village id...