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10 Festivals Worth Traveling for in March

Calle Ocho 10 by Bob B. Brown (CC BY-ND 2.0)

As the cold weather begins to subside, revelers come out of hibernation for these unique March festivals. Whether you want a little peace and quiet or a month-long blowout, we’ve got you covered with this list of March’s best festivals worldwide.

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March 3, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 Festivals Worth Traveling for in March

Festivals in December

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When you think of December celebrations, dancing elves and Christmas songs likely fill your head. But there is more to December than Ol’ Saint Nick. While you were busy standing in line to get the hottest new appliances to put under the tree, you were missing other incredible celebrations going on around the world, some […]

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December 8, 2015 by | Comments Off on Festivals in December

20 Festivals Worth Traveling for in January

Niagara Falls

If you aren’t partied-out after New Year’s Eve, the rest of January awaits you. Consisting of some of the world’s most interesting – even controversial – festivals, the rest of the month puts New Year’s Eve to shame.

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January 9, 2015 by | Comments Off on 20 Festivals Worth Traveling for in January

Where to Go in September: 20 Great End-of-Summer Spots

Rhine Valley

Why does everyone always ask, “are you going away at all this summer?” Traveling isn’t limited to July and August. Which means that just because you didn’t get a vacation this summer doesn’t mean you have to wait another ten months. The month ahead happens to be one of the best times to travel. From […]

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September 1, 2014 by | Comments Off on Where to Go in September: 20 Great End-of-Summer Spots

10 Creative Valentine’s Day Activities

Adler Planetarium

What would Valentine’s Day be without the clichéd dinner reservations at a dimly lit restaurant? Interesting, that’s what it would be. And since here at Viator, we like to encourage exploration, we have come up with this list of V-day date options that have just the right amount of romance mixed in with a little […]

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February 12, 2014 by | Comments Off on 10 Creative Valentine’s Day Activities

Hacking Monaco: A Commoner’s Guide to One of the Wealthiest Countries in the World

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What do Novak Djokovic, Sir Roger Moore, Bono, and Princesses Charlotte and Stephanie have in common? Not much, besides the fact that they’re all loaded and therefore own homes in Monaco. The tiny country on the Mediterranean has more millionaires per capita than any other country in the world. It’s really is dripping in diamonds; […]

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November 11, 2013 by | Comments Off on Hacking Monaco: A Commoner’s Guide to One of the Wealthiest Countries in the World

A City Girl’s Guide to the Amazon

The Amazon

In preparing for my trip to Brazil, I figured I should probably book a few days in the Amazon. Not really because I always dreamt of trekking through the rainforest, more so that I felt I owed it to the one of the Seven Wonders of the World to make an appearance.

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July 17, 2013 by | 1 Comment