Category Archives: Holidays

Top Fall Vacation Destinations 2013

As the summer is winding down, you might start feeling down because the sunny vacation season is over. Well, SNAP OUT OF IT. It’s time to start thinking about where you are going to go in the fall season! Though … Continue reading

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Beyond the Music: 5 Top Cultural Summer Festivals

While international music festivals are exciting and many, here are 5 summer festivals that yes, include music, but also showcase the cultural diversity of their respective countries. From fireworks to dance shows, these festivals are for the adventurous who want … Continue reading

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Top 4th of July Weekend Getaways

The 4th of July is around the corner:  have you decided where you’ll be traveling yet? We’ve rounded up top cities around the country for a 4th of July weekend getaway. Get the scoop on each city’s Independence Day activities … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Vacation Ideas

With Thanksgiving around the corner, you’ve either secured your flight home for turkey time with the family or you’re still procrastinating – perhaps debating other ways to spend the extra day or two off work. Last month Fly.com (an airfare … 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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Four favorite Mexican dishes made from Thanksgiving leftovers

I love to cook and Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  I did not grow up celebrating the holiday, as I am originally from Mexico, but my kids did and for us it’s all about family and reflecting on … Continue reading

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17. Mai – National Day of Norway

May 17th (syttende mai) is the Norwegian National Day – the second-biggest holiday in Norway after Christmas.  Norwegians of all ages, from the smallest children to the oldest family members take part in the celebrations – rain or shine.  To … Continue reading

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April Fools Day, a Worldwide Celebration

April Fools Day is celebrated yearly all around the world on April first.  It is a day of freedom to flout the status quo, maybe play a few pranks and even dress up in costume.  There are various theories on … Continue reading

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A Brilliant St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Trippers! Although an Irish holiday, many parts of the globe are celebrating today. Maya Hanley, one of our members and previous guest blogger, graces us with a post about what “Paddy’s Day” is all about. As … Continue reading

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