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A Story of Saint George: The World’s Most Famous Dragon Slayer (and Patron Saint)!

Will Noble • April 22, 2014 • TraditionsComments (0)
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Saint George’s Day, what’s it all about? April 23rd is Saint George’s Day. The world’s most famous dragon slayer is the patron saint of a multitude of countries and places and is particularly affiliated with England. But why did George become so venerated? Who exactly celebrates his feast day? And why is it sometimes controversial? […]

Calling All Chocolate Lovers: Sink Your Sweet Tooth Into This!

Will Noble • April 18, 2014 • Food & WineComments (0)
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Chocolate: A World History Chocolate: You either love it or you hate it. What’s that? Yes, okay – you probably just love it. Need proof? In the US alone, each person guzzles an estimated 11.64 pounds of chocolate every year. If you think that’s a mouthful, each Swiss person goes through 22.36 pounds annually! Billions […]

April Travel Roundup: 10 Things To Do Before April Ends, World’s Most Gorgeous Private Islands & More!

Pimsleur Approach • April 15, 2014 • Travel tipsComments (0)
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Top Travel Links – April 2014 by James Harrington | www.world-words.com It is finally April. Spring has sprung in the northern hemisphere while it is fall in the south. This is a month of change – so what better excuse for a romp around a few inspirational spots around the globe? READING   Is travel […]

Can’t Miss Destination Wedding Planning Tips for Brides, Grooms…& Guests!

Laura Mundow • April 11, 2014 • Travel tipsComments (0)
Destination Wedding Tips Pimsleur Approach

The question has been popped, the ring chosen, friends and family told and Facebook updated. Congratulations, you’re getting hitched! But if you’re one of a growing number of Americans, you’ve decided to forego the hometown wedding with its huge, eye-wateringly expensive reception and more than 200 guests – including cousins you haven’t seen since they […]

Bring on Spring! Unique April Festivals from Around the Globe

Pimsleur Approach • April 8, 2014 • Travel tipsComments (0)
Painted Elephant

April Festivals What’s going on in the world this month? Water fights, witch burning and gargantuan tugs-of-war – expect all this and more from the festivals taking place in April. Here are the highlights. Bisket Jatra April 10-19 Happy New Year! Well, that’s what people in Nepal will be saying this April, as they celebrate […]

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