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Hong Kong from Victoria Harbour during Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year 2012 in Hong Kong

New Year’s Eve 2012 is only a day away but if you wanted to travel somewhere to celebrate the New Year and missed out its a great time to start planning for Chinese New Year!  Chinese New Year is the most important Chinese holiday.  It falls in late January until early February.  This year is no exception as the year of the Dragon begins on January 23, and the celebrations go on until February 2, 2012.

One of the best places to celebrate the Lunar New Year is Hong Kong: the city where East meets West.  Hong Kong has many events for the holiday including a parade, fireworks, flower markets, horse racing, a lantern festival and more!  Furthermore, most tourist attractions in the city remain open during the celebrations aside from museums.  All museums are closed on Chinese New Year’s Day and possibly the following two days.

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Washington, DC Summer Travel

One Last Family Summer Trip for 2011: Why not Washington DC?

Are you in the market for one last family vacation hurrah before the kids go back to school and you start making Christmas shopping lists? If you haven’t already been this year, Washington DC could fit the bill nicely.

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Stockholm summer

Taking Advantage of Summer in Stockholm

When people think of Stockholm, it’s not uncommon for the word “cold” to come up frequently. Sweden’s winters are very cold, indeed – but at the opposite end of the spectrum, summer in Stockholm is utterly glorious.

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Bus Stories

London Street Photography Festival celebrates the city through unstaged photos

An exciting new event in London’s cultural calendar, London Street Photography Festival will showcase the best contemporary street photographers, while honoring past masters and providing a platform for dialogue around street photography.

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Taste of London

Taste of London is a Food Lovers World

From June 16-19 in London’s Regent’s Park, Taste of London (one of the many well-regarded Taste Festivals) will bring together an elite line-up of restaurants, chefs and other culinary experts. 40 of London’s best restaurants will be serving up some of the finest dishes and most exciting menus for their foodie fans.

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