Archive for January, 2008
Carnival of Acireale Acireale – Catania – January 26th – February 5th One of the most famous Sicilian carnivals is hosted in the beautiful historic center of Acireale amidst its magnificent Baroque buildings and Cathedral. The colorful allegorical floats, which are made with paper-mÃƒÂ¢chÃƒÂ© and flowers, parade through the streets and the onlookers are invited [...]
Peace, Love and Solidarity is the theme of the 135th year edition of the Carnival of Viareggio. This world famous venue attracts hundreds of thousands of people from the four corners of the world to join in its fabulous Carnival celebrations every year. The highlight of Viareggio's carnival has always been the creative, huge papier-mÃƒÂ¢chÃƒÂ© [...]
RED FORT OFFICIALLY DECLARED UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE: On November 23 UNESCO handed over a certificate and a plaque formally notifying the Red Fort as a World Heritage Site. With this, Delhi becomes the first in the country to have three World Heritage Sites — the other two being Humayun’s Tomb and the Qutub Minar.
Dorothea Lange Photos Showcased at San Francisco Public Library Through March 16 A new exhibition at the San Francisco Public Library, Jan. 19-March 16, 2008, captures intimate moments of Dorothea Lange and her family.
The following are restaurants of note in San Francisco
Heritance Kandalama's achievements highlight destination Sri Lanka Literature, location and hospitality in concert, as visitors delight in Galle All eyes on Ã¢â‚¬ËœColombo Fashion Week' as designers display creations Victoria Golf and Country Club makes "Big" plans for February.
Tourism Australia joined forces with US publishing powerhouse Conde Nast last night with a special Ã¢â‚¬ËœPlanet Oz' event which profiled Australia's credentials as one of the world's top eco-tourism destinations.
MontrÃƒÂ©al, January 25, 2008 – The 11th edition of the Insectarium and Botanical Garden of MontrÃƒÂ©al Butterflies Go Free event will take wing from February 21 to April 27, featuring a great Canadian premiere: several dozen species of African butterflies, never before seen here! Hundreds of exotic butterflies and moths from butterfly farms in Kenya, [...]
BALTIMORE – In the new movie, "The Bucket List," actors Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson play two characters determined to cross off a list of fantastic things to do before they "kick the bucket". Intrigued by the concept, The Maryland Office of Tourism polled travel industry insiders to come up with a "bucket list" specific [...]
New Castle, DE – The Historical Society of Delaware invites you to enjoy exhibitions and events throughout 2008, from shiny silver to hands-on science.