Tag: Events/special interest

Bastille Day in Paris
By Destination, Europe

How Bastille Day is celebrated around the world.

France’s National Day – commonly known as Bastille Day – is a time for the French to celebrate. From the annual military parade on the Champs-Élysées in Paris to spectacular fireworks displays all over the country, la fête nationale is an unmissable event for both locals and tourists alike.   However, it’s not just France who celebrates this monumental day. Bastille Day is celebrated around the world. Some countries have French roots ingrained in their history while others simply love an excuse to get behind the French culture.  Prague, Czech Republic  Prague began its French market in 2008, aptly named le marché du […]

Statue of Liberty, NYC
By Destination, North America

Five places to celebrate the 4th of July.

While the 4th of July may not mean a huge deal to those of us residing in the Southern Hemisphere, experiencing a fireworks fuelled Independence Day celebration in America is definitely something you’ll want to add to your travel bucket list. From its iconic cities to its cool beach towns, the U.S. has a never-ending list of epic destinations that come alive in the summer months commemorating the star-spangled occasion. So, grab […]

By Destination, Europe, Experiences

The history of Oberammergau.

Found deep in the heart of Bavaria is the charming town of Oberammergau. While small in size, the village boasts one of the biggest performances in Europe with a fascinating history to boot. The Passion Play is an eight-hour portrayal of the Passion of the Christ, taking you through his journey from his entry into Jerusalem to his […]

By Destination, Worldwide

Ten magical places to spend Christmas.

Seeing as we’re deep in the middle of winter in the Southern Hemisphere, now’s the time we begin to gather for a mid-winter Christmas with friends and family. Which leads us to start dreaming about a picture-perfect white Christmas, often the case for our Northern Hemisphere friends where winters are a […]

Mother's Day

6 Mother’s Day Traditions from around the globe

Although Mother’s Day is celebrated in various months across the world, the sentiment is still the same – to celebrate the mother figures in our lives who have shown us unconditional love and guidance throughout our lifetimes. We love to read all about how different cultures celebrate, so we’ve rounded up 6 Mother’s Day traditions from around the […]