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Season’s Greetings 2015 from The Travel Word

  • The Travel Word
  • 24 December 2015

Season’s greetings from The Travel Word. After a largely idle 2015, we’ve got big plans for 2015!

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Happy New Year 2014 – A Ployglot’s Pleasure

  • The Travel Word
  • 1 January 2014

Here it is: ‘Happy New Year’ in as many languages as we could assemble. If something’s missing or not quite right, please let us know so that we can correct it next year!

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Happy New Year 2013

  • The Travel Word
  • 2 January 2013

Happy New Year… in as many languages as we could assemble.

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Season’s Greetings 2012 from The Travel Word

  • The Travel Word
  • 24 December 2012

Season’s Greetings 2012 from The Travel Word. We’ll be back in the New Year after a few days of rest.

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Making the Most of Costa Rica’s Nature and National Independence Day

  • The Travel Word
  • 12 September 2012

On September 15, 1821, Costa Rica became a free nation. Today, September 15 is the Costa Rican national Independence Day holiday commemorating its nearly bloodless transition to self-rule. That Costa Rica has succeeded in nonviolently preserving its sovereignty is quite remarkable. So are the stable economy, world-class educational system and heavy public emphasis placed on biodiversity conservation.

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National Holidays: Experiential Travel at Its Best

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 4 July 2012

The (northern hemisphere) summer holiday season is now well and truly upon us, complete with major celebrations. Independent travellers with a particular penchant for direct, deep and engaging discovery – something sometimes called experiential travel – of new lands and cultures often wrap their travel plans around these happenings. Here are some of our favourites.

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Bisket Jatra: Ringing in the New Year in Bhaktapur, Nepal

  • Purushottam Dhungel and Navin M. Shrestha
  • 26 March 2012

Every year, the whole city of Bhaktapur, Nepal, empties itself into the streets for over a week to celebrate Bisket Jatra, which starts four days before the Nepalese New Year and continues for four days after it. Lasting from April 9 until April 16 this year (2012), the multifaceted festival is a ritual welcome extended to the New Year and carries immense cultural significance for the people of the city.

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Happy New Year 2012!

  • WHL Group
  • 1 January 2012

Happy New Year… in as many languages as we could assemble.

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Season’s Greetings from The Travel Word

  • WHL Group
  • 24 December 2011

Season’s Greetings from The Travel Word. We’ll be back in the New Year after a few days of rest.

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Four Excellent Overlooked Christmas Markets in Europe

  • Samantha Libby
  • 23 December 2011

While the celebrated Christmas markets in Germany, Poland and Switzerland always crowd up for the holiday season, there are other well-established European markets slightly further off the beaten track that offer thinner crowds and beautiful locally made products. Eastern Europe in particular is a great place to check out the growing markets, while farther in the west of the continent, the funky holiday Christmas stirred up in Amsterdam is not to be missed.

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