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New Year Celebrations for the Whole Family to Enjoy

Forget watching the ball drop while rubbing elbows — and hands together — in the Big Apple. There’s plenty of other family-friendly fun to be had to ring in 2019, and much of it is free. Chicago There’s plenty of fun before midnight in Chicago and its environs, including the New Year’s Eve party at […]

Christmas Season in Italy is Perfect for Couples

Join Italians as they get ready for the holidays, shopping at Christmas markets, savoring seasonal foods and visiting Nativity scenes in Rome, Florence, Assisi and Naples. In between the pre-holiday activities, pause often to savor the moment in a café and relax over a cozy dinner for two in a traditional trattoria. Colorful street markets […]

Planning a NYE Trip

New Year’s Eve seems to be one of those holidays we know is coming — it’s literally the same time every year — but tend to ignore until it’s right around the corner. Blame the all-encompassing Christmas holiday and the busyness of the season, but, regardless, New Year’s Eve plans can sometimes fall by the […]

Scandinavia’s Christmas Markets for Families

When we think of Christmas markets, we almost automatically think of Germany. Visions of spicy lebkuchen and cups of steaming hot mulled wine spring to mind, as do the cities that made the German word Christkindlmarkt a familiar one in any language. But dazzling Christmas markets are a long-standing tradition in many other parts of […]

Winter Festivals in India

Discover some of the most amazing, but lesser-known festivals this winter in India. For families interested in art, vibrant cultural traditions, history and incredible natural landscapes, India’s winter festivities have you covered. Kala Ghoda Arts Festival in Mumbai: Feb. 2–9 February brings big things to India, including the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. Hosted Feb. 2–9 […]

Easter Celebrations Around the World

Colorful eggs, chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and Easter baskets — these are the foundation of many an Easter memory for those who grew up celebrating the holiday. While not every culture and country celebrates Easter, there are plenty of places around the world where you can enjoy the festivities even when you and your family […]