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A Guide to Federal Holidays in the United States for 2021
Holidays tend to be joyous affairs. Holidays dot our calendars and help us mark the progress of time. In this guide, we are taking a look at major holidays in the United States. Here is your guide to federal holidays in the United States for the remainder of 2021.
TripBlogFeb 10, 2021 0 1,544
A Guide to Holidays in China for 2021
A short guide with history and information on major Chinese holidays during 2021.
TripBlogJan 14, 2021 3 14,763
Beyond the Turkey: Thanksgiving Vacation Ideas & Family Traditions 2020
Thanksgiving 2020 is quickly approaching. This special holiday is celebrated throughout the United States and marks a largely sanitized account of the founding of Plymouth Colony in 1620. Though other cultures also celebrate Thanksgiving Days, we’re focusing here on the North American variant. Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for gathering together with friends and family and sharing a hearty meal. In this short guide, we profile some Thanksgiving traditions and explore some fun travel destinations. Find out where to go for Thanksgiving 2020 and discover some great ideas for your family’s Thanksgiving vacation.
TripBlogJan 14, 2021 7 50,766
Zoo Lights in December: 9 Great Holiday Light Festivals
The holidays are a time for decorative lights. Zoo lights are great because they combine two things we really enjoy: holiday lights and the zoo! In this article, we’re taking a look at some major zoos around the country and bringing you the best holiday light shows we could find.
TripBlogDec 18, 2020 4 1,770
Thanksgiving Getaways: Where to Go for Thanksgiving 2020
With traditional Thanksgiving travel arrangements upended, there’s a surprising silver lining in the chance to rethink Thanksgiving as travel vacation holiday. If you’re kicking around the idea of a Thanksgiving vacation, this short article is geared especially for you. We’re profiling some great US travel destinations where you can relax this holiday and not feel like you’re missing all the things that make Thanksgiving such a special time of year.
TripBlogNov 25, 2020 1 812
Christmas Traditions in the United States
Christmas is that time of year. In this special holiday guide, we’re taking a look at traditions in the United States. We’ll also toss in a few holiday vacation destination recommendations for good measure. This is our guide to Christmas traditions in the United States.
TripBlogNov 3, 2020 2 2,055
Winter Bucket List in Japan 2020: A Bright Color in Winter
Japan's four seasons have their own scenic spots. In addition to watching the snow in winter, there are romantic and dreamy lighting shows waiting for you to see!
TripBlogOct 27, 2020 0 1,106
2020 U.S. Calendar: Federal Holidays 2020 Travel Notes and Long Weekends
Dates of Federal Holidays for 2020 New Year’s Day – January 1, Wednesday Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. – January 20, Monday Washington’s Birthday – February 17, Monday Memorial Day – May 25, Monday Independence Day – July 3, Friday Labor Day – September 7, Monday Columbus Day – October 12, Monday Veterans Day – November 11, Wednesday Thanksgiving Day – November 26, Thursday Christmas Day – December 25, Friday
TripBlogOct 21, 2020 2 11,560
Parades and Fireworks: Great Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July
The Fourth of July is that classic American holiday when all our grandiose display of flags, barbeque, apple pie, and fireworks come together in a delectable slice of true Americana. Many of us fondly remember trips across the state line to purchase obscenely powerful firecrackers. There’s also the annual family trip to the beach and the time-honored tradition of the Main Street parade. These quintessential Fourth of July traditions are what make the Fourth of July…well…the Fourth of July. We took a look around the United States and are bringing your our favorite places to enjoy the Fourth in all its patriotic glory. These are our recommendations for ways to celebrate the Fourth of July.
TripBlogMar 6, 2020 4 1,965
Shikoku Summer Festival: Summer Trip Ideas in July
Many interesting activities will be held in Shikoku Japan to attract tourists every summer. Shikoku is the smallest city of Japan's four large islands. No matter And the Spirit of Sacrifice, Tokushima Apo Dance, or other diversified fireworks, all of them are worth experiencing! All the festivals listed in the list are important gatherings in the summer of Shikoku. If you are planning your summer vacation in Japan, visit Shikoku!
TripBlogMar 2, 2020 0 1,627
Summer Vacation Ideas in Japan: Fireworks Festival
Summer Kansai Fireworks Festival is something you cannot miss in your summer vacation in Japan. Wearing a yukata and holding moon-shaped fans to attend the fireworks festival has become a part of Japan's poetic summer scenery. We have to mention Kansai when talking about fireworks festivals. Each place has its own characteristics. It is a really unique experience when appreciating the fireworks exploding in the sky. Have you decided where to go watch fireworks in Japan this summer?
TripBlogMar 2, 2020 0 1,958
Summer Vacation Ideas in Japan: Things to do in Nagoya
July is the time to enjoy summer vacation. Nagoya, a famous historical city, has not only diversified interesting buildings, but also a lot of fun activities to accompany you through the hot summer Fireworks Display, Water Park, Restricted Haunted House, and world events, etc., a lot of brilliant shows. Come to follow us to view these brilliant shows
TripBlogMar 2, 2020 0 1,309
Summer Vacation in Japan: Things to do in Hokkaido
Interested in spend your summer vacation in Japan? Hokkaido summers are very interesting. In addition to the blooming flower fields and the lavender flowers, the highlight of summers in Japan is the summer festivals and the firework festivals that become quite lively during this time. You also cannot miss the delicious summer fruit and ice cream.
TripBlogMar 2, 2020 0 1,910
Ala Moana Beach Park: Honolulu Local's Top district
A famous district of Honolulu is Ala Moana. The district has the vast Ala Moana Center shopping complex and the local favorite Ala Moana Beach. The downtown district of Honolulu is home to the Hawaii State Capitol building and Iolani Palace. The Iolani Palace is a museum but was once the home of Hawaiian Royalty. Other famous museums are the Bernice Pauhj Bishop Museum and Hawaiian State Art Museum. Both showcase the local culture and arts.
TripBlogJan 15, 2020 0 2,264
Festival in Italy
Italy is a happy and free country with various festivals. Each district has their own features in Italy, such as Carnival, the Venice Film Festival, Siena’s Horse Racing Festival, Milan Fashion Week, and the Milan Furniture Fair, etc.
TripBlogDec 27, 2019 0 1,101
To Worship Buddha in Northern Thailand, There’s One Stop You Can’t Miss ⁠ The Northern Capital of Buddhism, Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai, the capital of Thailand during the Lanna reign, is also an important birthplace of Theravada Buddhism. The city is scattered with more than 100 temples, and is referred to as the Northern Buddhism capital. The three famous temples in the ancient city of Chiang Mai, Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chiang Man, each have their own special characteristics. On Doi Suthep Mountain from the Ssangyong Temple, you can look out over a panoramic view of the city. The forest temple Wat Umong outside the ancient city, and Wat Suan Dok with its excellent sunset scenery, are also worth a visit.
TripBlogDec 24, 2019 0 2,484
Mount Fuji: The Undisputed King of Japan's Mountains
Mount Fuji, about 2.5 hours' drive from Tokyo, is not only the most well-known and tallest mountain in Japan, but also a well deserved symbol of Japan. In recent years, climbing Mount Fuji has become a major craze. In addition, you can go to Lake Kawaguchi and Oshino Hakkai to enjoy hot springs and experience the most exciting Fuji-Q Highland Amusement Park.
TripBlogDec 19, 2019 0 3,146
Eight Knacks to Play in Saga
Saga is the smallest county of Kyushu. If you ignore the beauty of Saga for its small size, it is a pity indeed. Saga is famous for Ureshino Onsen and Takeo Onsen. The morning market of Yobuko is with the freshest seafood. Aritayaki and Imari porcelain are the most famous porcelains in Japan. Of course, Saga beef, Sanrai chicken and bustling hot air balloon festivals are the wonderful things that you cannot miss in Saga.
TripBlogDec 12, 2019 0 793
Food, Window-Shopping and Shopping, the Places You Must go in Sapporo
Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido, the main city to enter and leave Hokkaido. There are not so many scenic spots in Sapporo, so one day is enough; as the most prosperous city in Hokkaido, shopping, foods and intermediate center are the main functions of Sapporo. Food, window-shopping and shopping should be the main purposes here for you!
TripBlogDec 12, 2019 0 677
Hot Springs in the Snowy Mountains: Exploring Asahikawa and Sounkyo Gorge
Asahikawa is located in the middle of Hokkaido. It is one of Hokkaido’s transportation hubs and it is also a doorway to the Sounkyo Gorge.The Sounkyo Gorge is about an hour's drive from Asahikawa. The hot springs town in the snowy mountains is Hokkaido’s most famous spot for maple viewing in autumn, and it hosts the famous Ice Waterfall Festival in winter.
TripBlogDec 3, 2019 0 1,012
2019 U.S. Calendar: Federal Holidays 2019
Dates of Federal Holidays 2019 · New Year’s Day – January 1, Tuesday · Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. – January 21, Monday · Washington’s Birthday – February 18, Monday · Memorial Day – May 27, Monday · Independence Day – July 4, Thursday · Labor Day – September 2, Monday · Columbus Day – October 14, Monday · Veterans Day – November 11, Monday · Thanksgiving Day – November 28, Thursday · Christmas Day – December 25, Wednesday
TripBlogDec 2, 2019 0 1,119
8 Romantic Locations in Tokyo to Visit This Holiday Season
Christmas is coming soon, and fantastic lights are popping up everywhere in Japan. The Christmas spirit is picking up. As the capital, Tokyo is full of romantic lights. Let's take a look at the 8 most popular places.
TripBlogNov 27, 2019 0 941
TOP 7 Most Distinctive Japanese Festivals, You've Earned if You Know about Them
Participate in Osaka Tenjin Matsuri Festival: One of the three major festivals in Japan Osaka Tenjin Matsuri Festival, with a history of more than 1,000 years, is one of the "three major festivals" in Japan and the largest water celebration in the world The highlight of the festival is the "Parade on Land" and "Parade by Boat". Parade on Land indicates that 3,000 people dressed in Nara's Heian court costume and the God sedan with the slowly walk forward; Parade by Boat indicates that about 100 boats from Tenma Bridge go upstream. In the evening, there is also the fireworks display.
TripBlogNov 15, 2019 0 1,569
10 Things You Have to do in Ibaraki
10 Things You Have to do in Ibaraki Ibaraki Prefecture is about an hour's drive from Tokyo. Spring Airlines also has a direct flight from China to Ibaraki. Whether it is a day trip starting from Tokyo or a long trip by plane, you can follow this guide.
TripBlogNov 13, 2019 0 1,605
10 Unmissable Things in Nepal
Nepal is a small country under the Himalayas, bordering Tibet and India. There are temples, historical sites and magnificent scenery here. Combined with the low price of commodities, it has always been a popular tourist destination. The article introduces 10 unmissable things in Nepal.
TripBlogNov 13, 2019 0 2,027
Top 9 Things To Do in Summer Sydney
Are you looking for things to do in Sydney during the Summer season? So, here are some of the great things to do in Sydney. The image which first pops up into our minds when we hear the word, ‘SYDNEY’ is that of a canvas painting, with the opera house, the arched harbor bridge and speedboat making its way from the horizon into our perceptive gaze. Sydney is a destination all travel mongers hype. The capital of New South Wales, Sydney, is one of the largest and most lively cities in Australia. Sydney is a city filled with wonder, excitement, and vigor. There are so many things to be explored in this city. The moonlight cinema’s to yoga under the shining sun. Sydney vows to leave you gasping for air. This city is one of the most popular tourist destinations, which sees an annual influx of almost 1 million people every year.
TripBlogNov 11, 2019 0 4,431
7 Best Destination for Celebrating Father’s Day
This day is an occasion to bestow and dedicate a day of your life exclusively to the man who has given so much to you as a Father’s day gift. You can spend the day with him in activities he loves to enjoy and indulge in, to recall some old sweet memories when you two spent together years back when you were much younger. While mostly the mother who gets the limelight in all the debates and discussions regarding bringing up children, the father is equally important in the development of a healthy child. It is said that if he is affectionate and supportive, it has a huge positive impact on the child’s cognitive skills and social development. It is famously said that a father is the son’s first hero and the daughter’s first love.
TripBlogOct 30, 2019 0 3,027
Where to Experience Chinese New Year
Towards the end of January, a palpable excitement takes hold in places like China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations are a time of great joy and precipitate the world’s largest annual human migration. Hundreds of millions of Chinese people leave major cities to return home to smaller villages or provincial towns. The journey is joyous as people fill all manner of transport, eager to return home to see parents and children. Lunar New Year is central to Chinese cultural life, yet what are the holiday’s major characteristics? Where can you go to experience the festivities for yourself? This short primer will provide some answers to these questions and should, by the end, have you anxiously awaiting your own Red Packet!
Love.TripMay 13, 2019 1 3,725
Songkran: Thailand’s Wet and Wild Festival
For most people, New Years evokes memories of large celebrations. Perhaps it’s watching the ball drop in New York’s Times Square, perhaps it’s the fireworks from Sydney Harbour Bridge. In Thailand and other places throughout Southeast Asia, New Years is an excuse to have a massive water fight. Thailand’s traditional New Years festival, known as Songkran, is observed every year from April 13-15. To understand Songkran is to gain an appreciation of Thailand and Thai culture. In this travelogue, we explore the traditions around Songkran and delve into some recommendations for great places to participate in the festivities. Make sure you’ve got a change of clothes, because we’re going to get wet.
Love.TripMay 13, 2019 2 5,259
Rovaniemi: Santa's Home on the Arctic Circle
Picture yourself standing in a quiet field. Snow crunches underfoot as you shift your weight, gazing towards the heavens. Your breath forms a frosty mist in the air. In the distance, a dogsled pulls its passenger over the frozen fields. Slowly, almost imperceptibly, the skies above begin to glow. Great rivers of color swirl high overhead and soon the entire sky appears on fire; an eerie greenish light casting shadows far below.
Love.TripMar 22, 2019 2 11,848