A snake princess in the Flower Parade at Carnival in Nice, France. Flickr/rafael rybczynski

Guide to Carnival in Nice, France

Carnival in Nice, France is a huge event. The two-week season is filled with events and parades. Here's what to see and do at Carnival.
Travel in Shonai, which was deeply influenced by Kyoto culture

Japan’s Shonai Region: Discover Another Side of Japan

For an authentic Japanese destination in rural Japan, head to the Shonai region on the northwestern coast of Japan in Yamagata Prefecture.
Three exposures of Ghent. Photo by Flickr/Tom Roeleveld

The Low-Key Magic of Ghent, Belgium

It doesn't matter whether you spell it Ghent or Gent, this magical city has captivating architecture, culinary delights and live music.
Traveling in Cambodia means an art workshop with Backstreet Academy

Carving a Piece Of Cambodia

Learning the traditional Cambodian art of stone carving brings new insight to a traveler in Siem Reap.
Christmas in Dubai

Deck the Malls: Christmas in Dubai

Christmas shopping takes on a whole new flavor at the ultra-modern Wafi City Mall in Dubai.
Winter in Poland - The Tatra Mountains

A Visit to the Tatra Mountains: Poland’s “Winter Capital” of Zakopane

Politics and backgrounds may try to divide us, but while traveling in Poland, a visitor finds that regular people, put face to face, can enjoy common ground.
Many come to Nusa Dua for the beautiful beaches. Photo by Carrie Dow

Tides and Temples in Nusa Dua: Bali, Indonesia

Known for its beautiful beaches, luxury resorts and excellent restaurants, Nusa Dua in southern Bali has a rich cultural heritage which can be seen in its many unique temples. Here's why you'll want to visit.
15 Ways to Greet Others

15 Different Greetings from Around the World

Each culture has its own customs and traditions. Here are 15 different ways to greet others around the world.
Hawaiian culture is rich with diversity. Photo by Janna Graber

One, Many, All: Hawaii’s Human Mosaic

Hawaiian culture is rich with diversity. A local offers his insight on his unique island home.
Autumn at Nymphenburg Palace. Phobo by Werner Boehm

Autumn at Bavaria’s Nymphenburg Palace: A Step Back in Time

Nymphenburg Palace was once the summer residence Bavaria's historic Wittelsbach line, and it's a beautiful place to visit in the fall season. At this stately palace outside of Munich,you can step back in time to Bavaria's royal past.
A typical Acoma Pueblo house Photo by Claudia Carbone

Acoma Pueblo: Living History of Ancient Culture in New Mexico

Atop a sun-baked mesa in New Mexico sits the “oldest continuously inhabited” community in North America. The Acoma Pueblo have lived here for more than 1,000 years, and some 300 mud-brick and sandstone structures with no electricity or running water are still used today.
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Video: The Colors of Sri Lanka

In this beautiful piece on Sri Lanka, videographer Chris Jeffers takes viewers on a colorful journey through the towns, cities and countryside of Sri Lanka.
The author learns more about First Nations culture during the Great Spirit Circle Trail with Falcon, a tour guide and cultural coordinator. Photo courtesy Carri Wilbanksvideo

Exploring Manitoulin Island with Great Spirit Circle Trail

Get ready to be transported back in time during a Great Spirit Circle Trail tour on Manitoulin Island in northeastern Ontario, Canada.
Locals praying at a pagoda in Myanmar. Photo by Victor Block

Myanmar: A Mystical, Magical Land of Contrasts

Myanmar is a country in transition. Yet despite its struggles, Myanmar's welcoming people, fascinating culture and rich experiences make it well worth the visit. Here's why you'll want to visit.

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