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🇺🇸 New Orleans Mardi Gras

  United States, New Orleans
  Jan 6 - Feb 21 2023

New Orleans Mardi Gras is the biggest and best party in the United States. It is full of parades, parties and 600 years of carnival tradition that date back to Medieval Europe and followed France to her colonies in the USA. Here is everything you need to know about attending Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
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🇮🇹 Venice Carnival

  Italy, Venice
  11 Feb - 21 Feb 2023

There is no other place in the world that celebrates carnival like Venice! This article is filled with loads of useful information, tips, advice and valuable insight to help you plan the best Venetian vacation possible!
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🇧🇷 Rio de Janeiro Carnival

  Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
  Feb 17 – Feb 25 2023

Carnival is celebrated all around the world but without a doubt Rio de Janeiro is the greatest of them all! This article is filled with lots of useful information, advice, tips and more to help you have the best time ever at Rio Carnival!

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🇮🇹 Verona Carnival

  Italy, Verona
  February 16, 2023 Â· February 21, 2023

We have to go back to the late Middle Ages to find the origins of the Carnival of Verona, whose original name is Bacanal del Gnoco.
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🇫🇷 Annecy Carnival

  France, Annecy
  March 3, 2023 Â· March 5, 2023

If you had to choose a city as a model, Venice is probably your best option. Annecy is known as the Alpine Venice and not just for its Carnival, it has many things in common with Venice.
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🇮🇹 Putignano Carnival

  Italy, Putignano
  December 12, 2022 – February 25, 2023

Welcome to Putignano, a Carnival rich with history and one of the most enduring traditions in the world. The floats and festivities in this Italian city are sure to impress you.
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🇲🇽 Cozumel Carnival

  Mexico, Cozumel
  February 15, 2023 Â· February 21, 2023

The Carnival of Cozumel is considered the best Carnival in the Mexican Caribbean and is one of the oldest in the country. It is divided in two parts: Pre-Carnival and Carnival. This Carnival has over 140 years of history and lasts approximately a month.
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🇧🇪 Eupen Carnival

  Belgium, Eupen
  February 16, 2023 Â· February 21, 2023

Eupen Carnival in Belgium has been celebrated since the 17th Century. Every year thousands of people come together to enjoy life, dance, feast and have fun before the start of Lent
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🇿🇼 Harare International Carnival

  Zimbabwe, Harare
  May 1, 2023 Â· May 31, 2023

The Harare International Carnival in Zimbabwe is a carnival that breathes multiculturalism.

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Where to stay in Venice during Carnival?
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Where to stay in Venice during Carnival?

Heading to Venice for carnival? We help you find the best places in the city to stay during this crowded period.

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Things to know before going to carnival in Trinidad and Tobago!

Trinidad Carnival is one of the best carnivals in the world! Here are some things to know before attending!

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12 Things To Do and See at New Orleans Mardi Gras

Here are our 12 recommendations to spend an unforgettable Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

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12 Things to Do and See at Venice Carnival

Venice Carnival is one of the most magical and spellbinding carnival celebrations! Here are our top suggestions of things to do during carnival.

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What is the history of Venice Carnival?

Venice Carnival supposedly began in 1162 as a celebration of Venice’s victory over Aquileia. However, it is speculated that it dates back as far as the 9th century. Find out how it all started!

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Your Comprehensive Travel Guide to Venice

Here is a handy guide to help you navigate Venice and discover one of the world’s most incredible cities. From the top sights, how to get around, where to stay and more, we help you get the most out of your trip.

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12 Best Places in North America to Celebrate Carnival

Here are 12 amazing places to celebrate carnival in North America. From New Orleans all the way to Toronto!

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Aisha Noel

Aisha Noel is an up-and-coming Trinidadian star whose career is gaining lots of momentum. She is talented, beautiful and has an incredible voice! She is on her way to stardom!

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13 Top Tips for Doing Notting Hill Carnival Right!

Here are 13 of our recommendations to make sure you are doing Notting Hill Carnival right!

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