Biggest and most exciting parades around the world

new orleans parade
Everyone loves a grand celebration, so we have rounded up some of the world’s greatest parades. Join thousands of people as you witness incredible floats, costumes, and entertainers take to the streets around the world as they bring smiles to residents and travellers alike.

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The most beautiful bookstores around the world

Bookhops in Venice
Who doesn’t love a good book? For millennia we have been reading the thoughts and stories of authors from around the world. From their humble beginnings as etchings in tablets to the first book ever printed in 1455, it is estimated that there have been well over 130 million different books printed.

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Where you'll find the best fashion around the world

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Some of the world’s most iconic cities hold semi-annual fashion weeks throughout the year, where leading fashion designers show off their latest creations. Known as the “Big Four”, the most prominent fashion capitals that put on the finest fashion weeks include Milan, Paris, London, and New York.

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The most unbelievable Easter traditions around the world

Easter in Russia
Easter is upon us once again. For Christians it’s time to celebrate the resurrection of Christ and get together with family and friends, but some countries around the world celebrate the holiday a bit differently to us here in Australia. In some countries Easter means murder mysteries, while in others: self-flagellation. Some countries even use the holiday to rid the countryside of rabbits with large scale hunting competitions!

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Lesser known sacred sites you need to visit at least once in a lifetime

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Whether they be manmade or natural, sacred sites around the world have a way of captivating the human spirit. Well known sacred sites like Uluru, Hagia Sophia, and Angkor Wat attract scores of visitors each year. Sacred sites are alluring whether people are looking for faith or inspiration, find themselves on a path of self enlightenment, or are simply curious.

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Christmas traditions with the most startling origin stories

Colmar, France
Christmas is upon us once again and with it comes our most cherished holiday traditions. We will be setting up our trees, hanging our stockings, searching stores for the perfect gifts, singing Christmas classics, and more. But have you ever wondered where and when these traditions started?

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Breathtaking destinations to escape the Christmas madness

Central Park
Christmas is a fabulous holiday we all look forward to each year. But it can definitely bring with it a lot of stress. So why not take a break from it all this season by escaping to an exotic destination to spend the holidays.

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Local Christmas markets that will actually make shopping fun

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Christmas has snuck up on us yet again, and it’s time to start searching for those perfect gifts your family deserves. Christmas markets are a great way to discover unique presents your loved ones are sure to cherish for years to come.

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Powerful places you can pay your respects this Remembrance Day

On November 11 this year we will all pause. We will pause to honour and remember those who selflessly gave their life in the service of our country in worldwide war.

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7 places you'll LOL around the world

The Melbourne Comedy Festival’s just wrapped up and the Sydney Comedy Festival is in full swing, which is a great way to whet your appetite for more live comedy. Fortunately, there are incredibly permanent comedy theatres all around the world where you can see some of the best comedians on the planet year-round.

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