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The World's Best New Year's Eve Parties Are Not Only In New York

New York City has been synonymous with New Year's Eve since Dick Clark and the iconic Times Square Ball Drop ushered in an...

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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 every year on September 16. Get in on the fiesta.

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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 ...

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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...