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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? […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
- A Story of Saint George: The World’s Most Famous Dragon Slayer (and Patron Saint)!
- Calling All Chocolate Lovers: Sink Your Sweet Tooth Into This!
- April Travel Roundup: 10 Things To Do Before April Ends, World’s Most Gorgeous Private Islands & More!
- Can’t Miss Destination Wedding Planning Tips for Brides, Grooms…& Guests!
- Bring on Spring! Unique April Festivals from Around the Globe
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