Unusual Ancient Holidays and Festivals

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From National Spaghetti Day to Count Your Button Days, International Talk Like Pirate Day, and Insurance Nerd Day, the modern world has an assortment of weird holidays. For as long as humanity existed, there have been celebrations, which means our ancestors also have their fair share of extraordinary traditions and festivities during … Read more

Unusual American Holidays

Unusual American Holidays

From Easter to Independence Day, Labor Day, Christmas Day, and Thanksgiving, many popular holidays in America bear massive significance to many people and sectors. Being a peculiar nation as it is, it’s also home to some of the weirdest and random celebrations in the world. While work, businesses, and schools are not … Read more

Unusual Chinese Holidays and Festivals

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China is one of the most culturally enriching countries in the world to live, work, and visit. Part of their way of life is celebrating unusual and unique festivities and holidays passed down through thousands of years, as well as some recent ones that were celebrated only in the past decades. Here, … Read more

Ways Other Countries Celebrate Their Independence

All over the world, different countries celebrated their independence that include holidays and other cultural traditions. While the United States of America celebrates its Independence Day with barbecues, fireworks, and parades. Some countries like to celebrate by climbing greased palm trees, joining in competitive kite flying, and maybe even demonstrating their unique … Read more

World Wide Holidays You May Want to Plan a Trip Around

World Wide Holidays You May Want to Plan a Trip Around

Spending holidays and vacations with your friends and loved ones is a nice idea. But have you thought about taking your holiday vacation to the next level by spending it with them in an out of the country getaway? Well, we think its time for you to consider that idea because spending … Read more

Observing Yom Kippur in Israel

Observing Yom Kippur in Israel

Yom Kippur or the Day of Atonement is a unique day in Israel. it is the most holiest and solemn day in the Jewish calendar. It is celebrated ten days after Rosh Hashana which usually falls every fall season of each year. Yom Kippur is the day where Jews of all levels … Read more

Hei Neak Ta the Parade of the Spirits

HeiNeak Ta the Parade of the Spirits

Hei Neak Ta or also known as the Spirit Parade is a festival that is celebrated each year to mark the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations. In other parts of Asia, Hei Neak Ta is known as the Lantern Festival and it is celebrated solely in the 15th day of … Read more

Celebrating Whit Sunday

Celebrating Whit Sunday

In different parts of the world, Pentecost or Whit Sunday has become a traditional day where baptism takes place. During this day, people enjoy picnics, outings to the country, and some family gatherings. In Poland, Whit Sunday or Pentecost is called “The Green Holiday” and during this holiday, the locals in Poland … Read more

Barbados: Kadooment Day

Barbado Kadooment Day

Kadooment Day is one of the public holidays in the country of Barbados and it is celebrated every first Monday of August. The holiday marks the finale of the six-week-long Crop Over festival and it is one of the most fun, energetic, and colorful parties of the Caribbean carnivals. But what exactly … Read more

Observance of Tabaski or Eid al-Adha

Tabaski, or popularly known as Eid al-Adha which means Feast of Sacrifice is the second of two Islamic holidays that is being observed in the world each year, the other one is Eid al-Fitr. Eid al-Adha or Tabaski is holier than Eid al-Fitr because it is said that the holiday honors the … Read more