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In Spain, what color underwear should you wear to bring good luck in the New Year?

Tradition dictates which New Year’s Eve underwear color to wear in Spain to ensure romantic luck and love in the coming year. Think you know which hue to sport under your shorts to ring in a passion-filled New Year? Take a guess from the options below and then scroll down to learn more about this […]

Wacky Christmas Traditions in Europe

Although they share a continent, European countries and regions take pride in their own specific Christmas customs. To compile this list of unusual holiday celebrations, I asked travel writers from around the globe to share their favorites. From a gift pooping log in Spain to the golden pig of the Czech Republic, let’s explore 12 […]

Where did the holiday, Kwanzaa, originate?

‘Tis the season for Kwanzaa! This winter holiday takes place December 26 through January 1 each year. Kwanzaa celebrates harvest festival traditions from various parts of Africa. Where did Kwanzaa originate? Take a guess from the countries listed below and then scroll down to discover the origin of Kwanzaa. Where Did Kwanzaa Begin? a) The […]

Scottsdale Christmas Activities and Winter Holiday Events

The holiday season is brimming with merry activities in the Valley of the Sun, especially with this array of festive Scottsdale Christmas events. Celebrate the season with lights displays, kid-friendly amusements, special dining experiences, and other revelry. Enjoy a jolly season with these 20 things to do during the winter holidays in Scottsdale, Arizona. This […]

Teach Kids the Meaning of Remembrance and Veterans Day Through Travel and at Home

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, hostilities ceased on the Western Front when Germany signed an armistice agreement with the Allied Forces. Thus, ended the Great War. Many believed this was “the war to end all wars.” Armistice Day commemorated the date. Following World War II, the […]

5 Reasons to Buy a Traeger BBQ Smoker for Dad

I know, I know. A Traeger electric BBQ smoker may sound like just another toy that will get tucked away in some forgotten corner of the garage – like that exercise machine Dad swore he’d use. A Traeger grill is different, though. My wife bought me one a couple of years ago and I still […]

Cinco de Mayo Party with Kids ~ 5 Tips for a Fun Family Fiesta!

In the U.S. and some parts of Canada, Cinco de Mayo has become a day to celebrate Mexican culture and cuisine with a big fiesta. Although most Americans think Cinco de Mayo is Mexico’s Independence Day, the holiday actually commemorates a battle won by Mexico against the French in the 1800s on the fifth of […]

How to Survive Visiting Family During the Holidays

Visiting family during the holiday season can be a wonderful way to enjoy treasured traditions and catch up with far-flung loved ones. But you may be nervous about cramped sleeping quarters, squeezing in quality time with everyone, and staying sane on someone else’s turf. Traveling with kids during this busy time of year can add […]

Guide to Christmas Time at Disneyland with Kids

Disneyland is the merriest place on Earth to celebrate the winter holidays. Even Scrooge himself would find it impossible not to revel in the joy of the holiday season at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks. Here’s what you need to know before going to Disneyland with kids at Christmas time! Find Disneyland Resort […]

Halloween at Disneyland Guide

Halloween at Disneyland is special indeed. From Disney’s Oogie Boogie Bash parties to festive features throughout both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks, it’s the most fun you’ll have this season. Read on to discover why to visit the Happiest Place on Earth during the spookiest time of the year! Find Disneyland Resort deals […]

In which country do women give men chocolate (not vice versa) on Valentines Day?

In many cultures, we typically associate Valentine’s Day with flowers and chocolates purchased by men and given to their wives and girlfriends on Valentine’s Day. But there is a country that expects the opposite. In this country, women typically give men chocolate on Valentine’s Day instead. Take a look at the countries below, take a […]

How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Disney California Adventure Park

Where better to ring in the New Year than at the Happiest Place on Earth? If you’re tired of trying to feel festive on the final day of the year, we’ve got the solution for you. You’ll be merry indeed at Disneyland’s sassy sister park in Anaheim, California. Put on your party hat because it’s […]

All-Inclusive Beach Thanksgiving Vacations for Families

It’s a joy to come together to feast and spend time with loved ones. But hosting Thanksgiving can also be a major hassle. These all-inclusive resorts will inspire your family to ditch the dishes in favor of a relaxing beach Thanksgiving vacation. Meliá Nassau Beach – The Bahamas Situated on a 1,000-foot stretch of spectacular […]