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Luck of the Irish: Unmissable St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations

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Today is St. Paddy’s Day, and we hope you’re feeling lucky! Are you wearing something Irish made or something green perhaps? Whether you’re planning to guzzle a Guinness and enjoy some corn beef & cabbage or share your favorite things about #beingIrish on social media, embracing tradition is a very “Irish” trait indeed.

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18/03/2016
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Love & Light at the Taiwan Lantern Festival

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The first full-moon night of the lunar year and the final day of Chinese New Year has arrived! The taboos of Chinese New Year are coming to an end and the celebration of a new season is upon us.

The Taiwan Lantern Festival is regarded as one of the most romantic and important festivals in China; almost the equivalent of Valentine’s Day. The festival dates back 2,000 years (since the Han Dynasty) and also symbolizes the coming of Spring.

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23/02/2016
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The Most Historic Places to Visit in the USA

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Did you know that President’s Day is held in celebration of George Washington’s birthday? Washington and Lincoln were actually both born in February, and as of 1879, and although it rarely falls on either President’s real birthyday, (Washington was born on February 22nd, and Lincoln on February 12th), President’s Day is observed on the 3rd Monday of the month. We thought today would be an appropriate time for a little US History lesson, so keep scrolling to learn about these 5 incredibly rich historic places to visit in the United States of America!
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16/02/2016
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