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Boudoir Chinois at Métis Bali

A celebration of Chinese New Year 2015

Boudoir Chinois at Métis Bali

Dress code - Seductive Orient-inspired Boudoir Glamour

MÉTIS LOUNGE in Bali is delighted to present: BOUDOIR CHINOIS, an intimate soirée of fashion, music and festive fun, inspired by the style of “Parisian cabaret meets old 1920’s/30’s Shanghai opium den mystique”, as a  celebration of Chinese New... more »

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Bali Valentine Day Concert at Taman Bhagawan

Bali Valentine Day Concert at Taman Bhagawan

Taman Bhagawan is one of the best outdoor event venues in Bali, and is proud to be the host for the spectacular multi-cultural gathering of world jazz musicians on Valentine's Day, Saturday, 14th February 2015. The line-up will include ...more »

New Year in Russia

New Year in Russia

The New Year is the only holiday all nations in the world celebrate, and each follows its traditions and beliefs. The history of The New Year and its symbols is quite old and rich. For example, the tradition to dress the New Year tree came ...more »

Year in Review 2014

Year in Review 2014

It's the end of the year 2014, and it's been quite a year. It's an age old tradition in Iceland (and other places, I suppose?) to go over the year that has passed and review it, see what was good and what could be done better. In this ...more »

Maslenitsa in Moscow.

Maslenitsa in Moscow.

Yeah! Maslenitsa, or pancake week as it sometimes known in the West, arrives in Russia on February 16. Running through to February 22, pancake fans have reason to rejoice as the capital's public parks, gardens and squares gear up to ...more »

December in Mexico: Beyond Christmas' Magic

December in Mexico: Beyond Christmas' Magic

Every December, Mexico becomes a lively, colorful, jubilant and delicious country for its many traditions and celebrations. Throughout the country, there is a 26-days festival locally known as “Guadalupe-Reyes” Marathon, starting on ...more »

Vevchani Carnival

Vevchani Carnival

Vevchani is one of the most idyllic mountain towns in Macedonia and as such it often attracts tourists looking to experience the true natural beauty of the mountains. Being only half an hour drive from Ohrid, Struga and the shores of lake ...more »

Winter fun in Seoul

Winter fun in Seoul

Winter in Seoul is cold and windy. But luckily Seoul does not lack things to do! We are listing some of the most fun ones that we think you should try while you are here. Enjoy the start of winter with some of these great activities! more »

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

It's Christmastime again, and we here at My Destination Reykjavik just want to thank everyone for the past year - it's been a great ride, and we look forward to seeing what next year will bring! In Iceland, the main celebration of ...more »

Christmas in Erice

Christmas in Erice

Erice, perched high on a rock, is always worth a visit. But in December it just becomes magic. From 6th of December to 6th of January the historical centre of the ancient town diverts into a Christmas village, it is the biggest event of ...more »

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Seasonal Celebrations Articles

It wouldn't be spring without chocolate eggs, summer without a solstice, autumn without fireworks or winter without a turkey. Indeed, a year wouldn't be a year without the seasonal celebrations that cover our calendars with excuses to put our feet up and take a break. But these dates usually mean more than a day off work: they are opportunities to commemorate and demonstrate, remember and rejoice, to acknowledge achievements and to honour beliefs. Indeed, they are a fundamental part of global culture.

Here at My Destination, we realise the importance of these occasions, and love anything that gives us a reason to celebrate. Whether that means a right royal knees-up in Britain, bringing in the New Year Down Under, giving thanks with a turkey in North America, drenching ourselves in colour for Holi in South Asia, moving to a frenetic drum beat in Africa, or letting our inhibitions go during Mardi Gras in South America, you can read about it in our Seasonal Celebrations articles.

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