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Colorful Festivals Around the World Festivals are celebrations of a community, representing the unity and uniqueness of a particular group or region. From religious festivals to cultural celebrations, festivals are typically tied to historical traditions, carrying them on into the modern world. Featuring parades, live music, dancing, and partying, festivals can be fun and entertaining, or somber and poignant. Festivals are a great way to experience a local culture and its traditions, meet locals at [...]

Magic Kingdom Location: Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA Visitors in 2015: 20,492,000 Slogan: The Most Magical Place on Earth Magic Kingdom, one of the most visited theme park of the world, opened in October 1971. It is the first theme park to be built in the Walt Disney World Resort complex. The central Cinderella Castle that represents the theme park is also part of the park’s logo. Classic attractions of the [...]

With Sleeping Beauty in Disneyland (Anaheim, California, US) According to Disney, some 100 million selfies are taken each day in all of its theme parks and resorts across the world. Fairy tale characters may have been our earliest friends, but Disney certainly gave them the identity and faces we now recognize. When in Disneyland, do not forget to take a selfie with Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Snow White, Princess Jasmine or any of your favorite Disney [...]

Mumbai Oceanfront, India Mumbai, one of India’s major cities, and perhaps the most hip and happening city, too, is teeming with a young population hooked to Social Media. And yet, taking a selfie has been banned in many places across the city. Following a series of fatal accidents, the city has set up some 16 “no-selfie”zones. The city’s oceanfront, the Marine Drive and Chowpatty beach are two important places where police patrols enforce the selfie [...]

Lauterbrunnen Valley Country: Switzerland To understand why Lauterbrunnen is popularly considered the most beautiful valley in the world, one only needs to spend a few days here. This trough valley in the shadow of the Swiss Alps gets it name ‘Lauter Brunnen’ (‘many fountains’ in English) from the 72 gorgeous waterfalls found here. The green alpine meadows and towering mountains here prompted Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to write his famous poem, Spirit Song Over The Waters. [...]

Carolina Beach Boardwalk Location: Carolina Beach, North Carolina The Carolina Beach Boardwalk, between Cape Fear Boulevard and Harper Avenue, is ranked among the top 10 boardwalks in the US by the Food and Wine magazine. Apart from restaurants and entertainment centers, this boardwalk hosts a number of concerts and weekly fireworks display. Kids love the amusement park and the rides along the boardwalk. Apart from the regular summer events, the boardwalk is known for its [...]

1. Vatnajökull, Iceland Location of: North of The Wall Vatnajökull, often called the Vatna Glacier, is one of the largest glaciers in Europe, and also covers over 8 percent of Iceland. Part of the Vatnajökull National Park, this glacier is both a natural wonder and a beauty to behold. There are several volcanoes underlying the ice cap and the Guinness World Records states that Vatnajökull is the “object of the world’s longest sight line”. Most [...]

Château de Chambord Country: France Built between 1519 and 1547, the most lovely Classical Renaissance structures in the Loire Valley in Chambord. This majestic castle was built to serve as a hunting lodge for King Francis I of France. It is believed that Leonardo da Vinci may have contributed in the design. The château features 426 rooms, 365 chimneys, 128 meters of façade, and 800 sculpted columns. The Count of Chambord Museum, which displays royal [...]

    Christ the Redeemer Christ the Redeemer is the global icon for not just Rio de Janeiro but even for Brazil. This 98 feet tall statue (apart from the 26 feet tall pedestal) is one of the most prominent symbols of Christianity in the world and is also listed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Designed by Heitor da Silva Costa and sculpted by Paul Landowski, this gigantic statue of [...]

Europe is home to some of the most interesting UNESCO world heritage sites in the world. From the Scandinavian Europe down to Mediterranean countries, the continent throws surprises to the travelers by virtue of its age-old architecture and natural landforms that have also impressed UNESCO. Here’s a list of World Heritage Sites in Europe that you might or might not know about: Monastery of Geghard Country: Armenia Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley [...]