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Earth Hour Around the World

On March 25, 2017 at 8:30 pm, the whole world will be celebrating Earth Hour. Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. as a symbol to their commitment to the planet. The event started in Sydney, Australia in 2007 which grew to engage 7000

Top 5 of the World's Best Spring Break Destinations

Spring break is a phenomenon which started in 1930’s. It is an academic tradition observed mainly in the United States and some western countries. This is a period in early spring where schools and universities in various countries in the world take their vacation. Spring break is fast approaching and students especially in cold countries are looking forward to this. Here is a list of some of the world’s best spring

The Best Lake Views for Your Next Vacation

There’s something about a lake that brings a certain calm and serenity that you won’t find from rivers or oceans. We’ve discovered several lake view destinations that will be perfect for your next vacation. A lakeside getaway could just be what the doctor ordered. LAKE TAHOE (California and Nevada) The pristine Lake Tahoe is where California and Nevada meet. Being the largest alpine lake in North America, it’s a winter wonderland

St Patrick's Day Celebrations and Traditions

Saint Patrick’s Day or the feast of Saint Patrick is a famous religious celebration held on March 17 in Ireland. It was made an official Christian feast day in the early 17th century by the Catholic church. The feast is a commemoration of Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and a celebration of the heritage and culture of the Irish people. Who is Saint Patrick? Saint Patrick was

Best Surf Spots in the World

Summer’s the best time to enjoy the outdoors and one of the most popular activities during summer is surfing. Over the decades, surfing has become more and more popular, and the number of best spots in the world known for great waves has grown as well. Novice and pros are always looking for that best spot  where wind, swell, direction, tides, and seafloor meet. Here is a rundown of some of

Guangzhou Spring Festival Flower Fair

Guangzhou, the capital and the most populous city of the province Guangdong in southern China is home to the famous Spring Festival Flower Fair held yearly. It is dubbed as the “flower city” because of its emphasis on having gardens and greenery.  During the festival, the streets are decorated with fragrant, colorful and beautiful fresh flowers, golden tangerines and miniature landscapes where people shop for flowers and gifts. History of Guangzhou

Chinese Lantern Festival

The Chinese Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the first Chinese Lunar month. It is the end of the Chinese New year period. The Lantern festival marks the return of spring and symbolizes a reunion of family but since there is no public holiday for the festival, most people don’t celebrate it with their family. How did the lantern festival come to life? Lantern festival originated 2000 years

5 Enchanting Ice and Snow Festivals in the World

What can be more amazing than seeing marvelous icy masterpieces from different parts of the world? eGetinnz lists five fascinating ice and snow festivals that you must see. BP World Ice Art Championships (Alaska, USA) The BP World Ice Art Championships is an annual ice-sculpting contest held in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA. More than 100 sculpting teams from different countries around the world participate in the two-events of this contest: the Single

Best Wedding Destinations in the World

Every couple is always looking for that one perfect place for the ceremony of their dream and choosing a venue is one of the biggest decisions they will make as an engaged couple. Every couple would always want to seal their love and devotion in a place where they feel romantic – be it in a beach, in the mountains, inside a church or in a garden. Here as some suggestions

Mardi Gras Around the World

Mardi Gras is French word for “Fat Tuesday” which reflects the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the fasting of the Lenten season. In some countries, it is called Shrove Tuesday referring to events of the Carnival celebrations, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras all around the world New Orleans, Louisiana The