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Easter in Montenegro

Orthodox customs

Easter in Montenegro

Article on how people in Montenegro keep the tradition of Easter.

Easter is one of the biggest and definitely the most joyful holiday in the Christian church. The Christian custom of the Easter egg can be traced as far back as the early Christians of Mesopotamia, who stained eggs red in memory of the blood of Christ,... 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 »

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 »

Marbella Hen Do Itinerary

Marbella Hen Do Itinerary

Let's face it ladies, organising a large group of people is a hard thing to do, especially when it’s for a hen party. Having to make sure everyone’s needs are met, whilst trying to keep budgets sensible. Throw into the mix having to ...more »

The Night of Kukulcan

The Night of Kukulcan

Chichen Itza comes to life after dark, you can now be part of the whole-new Light & Sound. The show consist in a projected light shadow over the architectural elements of “El Castillo”, Chichen Itza’s most emblematic ...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 »

Visit Epe

Visit Epe

#VisitEpe is an excursion through the heart of Lagos up North almost to it's borders as far as the Lekki Free Trade Zone, Lekki. The trip organized by TravelNextDoor took off from the meeting point at the Mr Biggs located on Oba Akran ...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 »

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 »

Boudoir Chinois at Métis Bali

Boudoir Chinois at Métis Bali

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 ...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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