Category Archives: Celebrations

Two Fantastic 2014 Travel Destinations to Experience Irish Craic

This is a guest post written by Sabrina Mable. Thinking about traveling to Ireland this year? Start 2014 right by planning for that trip in advance and discover two of the best holiday destinations in Ireland. Truth be told, there … Continue reading

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A Tripping Interview- Susan Caster’s Big Sur Adventure

Susan Caster recently won a two night stay at a Tripping vacation rental as part of our “I’d Rather Be Tripping” Sweepstakes which she used to fly out to California in August and spend a weekend in Big Sur with … Continue reading

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Top 7 New Year’s Eve Destinations

New Year’s Eve celebrations are joyous occasions celebrated with friends, family, and strangers alike. It’s arguably the only holiday celebrated universally, everywhere in the world. Of course, we must also acknowledge that many cultures have their own New Year’s celebrations, … Continue reading

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Tripping at Carnival: Lucerne’s Fasnacht Celebration

The following is a guest post by avid traveler and writer Laura Miller. My friend Kinga, a Hungarian expatriate living in Lucerne, muses that the Swiss are as controlled and perfectionistic as they are because Switzerland “sits atop the contained … Continue reading

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A Very Bright Fourth of July!

If you caught the San Diego Fourth of July celebrations yesterday, you were in for a unique and unexpected sight. The city’s planned 20-minute firework extravaganza malfunctioned, causing the whole show to erupt in just fifteen seconds! Talk about blowing … Continue reading

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Celebrating Summer Solstice Around The World

On June 20th, people will enjoy summer solstice around the world in the Northern Hemisphere.  It’s the longest day and the shortest night of the year. The source of countless cultural celebrations spanning hundreds of years, solstice can be experienced … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo: A New Look at a 150-year Tradition

If each holiday celebrated in the U.S. were made into a t.v. show, Cinco de Mayo would be the telenovela – the soap opera.  It has a crazy cast of characters, far-fetched scenarios and multiple plot twists.   Join us as … Continue reading

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Yuri’s Night: The World Space Party, April 12th

Exactly 50 years ago today, a Soviet Cosmonaut named Yuri Gagarin did something that even today most of us can only dream of – he traveled into outer space.  On April 12, 1961, Yuri became the first human in history … Continue reading

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