Posts Tagged "festivals"
Posted on December 3, 2011 in Trip Ideas
Christmas markets are an old world tradition, German and Austrian in origin and dating back to the Middle Ages. Also known as Christkindlmarkt or Weihnachtsmarkt, they’re great for enjoying the season with gifts, clothes, toys and food and drink... Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas Markets
Posted on November 28, 2011 in Trip Ideas
The turkey's eaten, the stuffing's finished, and the pumpkin pie is a memory. Thanksgiving is finally over, and you're ready to move on to Christmas. But that doesn't mean you can't start thinking about your Thanksgiving plans for next year... Continue reading Our Top Thanksgiving Celebrations
Posted on October 25, 2011 in Food and Drink
Although Oktoberfest has officially come to an end this year, people all over the world continue to celebrate the reason that the world’s largest festival has come into existence: beer... Continue reading IgoUgo's Top 10 Brewery Tours
Posted on June 29, 2011 in Trip Ideas
As we approach the height of summer -- a time when so many music festivals are in full swing -- IgoUgo is here with our picks for the top summer jazz festivals... Continue reading Our Picks for Summer Jazz Festivals
Posted on April 7, 2011 in Trip Ideas
In 1896, Charlotte Salwey wrote in Japanese Monographs: “A sea of fragrant white foam bursts like a great tidal wave over the land of the gods in the early days of spring.”.. Continue reading Sakura: A Short Season in Bloom
Posted on March 24, 2011 in Trip Ideas
We know, we know, it’s still a few weeks until Easter. But going on vacation requires a few weeks of prep work, so you may as well
find out now where to go for a killer festival... Continue reading Celebrate Easter with Rockets
Posted on March 17, 2011 in Photos
On St. Patrick’s Day, you can expect to hear “Erin go Bragh” in New York, Boston or Chicago. But if you’re looking to celebrate the day, we’d like to suggest a warmer alternative with a smaller-town feel: Savannah... Continue reading The Wearing of the Green in Savannah
Posted on March 2, 2011 in Trip Ideas
"Mardi Gras" -- the very name conjures up pictures of New Orleans, the French Quarter and Bourbon Street. But who knew that the very first Mardi Gras in the United States was in.... Mobile, Alabama?.. Continue reading Mardi Gras in…Mobile?
Posted on November 4, 2010 in Trip Ideas
Diwali--marked by thousands of twinkling--is celebrated on Nov. 5th this year. Not planning a trip to India by then? Admire the photos and eyewitness accounts of fellow IgoUgo travelers and get inspired to mark your calendar for 2011... Continue reading Let There Be Light! Celebrate Diwali
Posted on October 25, 2010 in Photos
Missed the world-famous Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, which closed its doors earlier this month? No big deal. Check out the photos of IgoUgo members who've been there, done that, and loved it--and get inspired to raise a stein all autumn long... Continue reading Recreate Oktoberfest - All Autumn Long!