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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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🇺🇸 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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🇧🇷 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 · 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 · 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
  Feb 16 - Feb 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
  Feb 16 - Feb 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
  🟠 Estimated Date May 2023

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

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Frequently Asked Questions about New Orleans Mardi Gras

If you have dreamed of attending Mardi Gras in New Orleans we have answered some of the most popular questions to help you!

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The 10 Best Places to Celebrate Carnival in Eastern Europe

Cities, towns and villages all over Eastern Europe celebrate carnival. Here are some of the best places to attend.

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Everything You Need To Know About The Rio Carnival Samba Parades

The Sambadrome hosts the fabulous Rio Carnival Samba Parades! Known as the Greatest attraction on Earth! Here is your ultimate guide to the Rio Carnival Samba Parades – The Greatest Show on Earth!

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Germany’s Best Carnivals | 10 of the Best Places to Celebrate Carnival in Germany!

Germany is home to some of the best carnivals in the world! Here are ten incredible places to celebrate carnival in Germany!

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Everything You Need To Know About The Rio Carnival Balls!

Carnival Balls are an important part of Rio Carnival. Many balls are held with the most famous being the Scala Balls & the exclusive Magic Ball. Here is everything you need to know about the Rio Carnival Balls.

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The Best Things to See and Do in Venice

Considering this city has existed for centuries, there are enough things to see, do and explore for years. From gorgeous churches, palaces, shops, restaurants, artworks, to riding a gondola on the canal, your senses will be overloaded. Here are our top suggestions for things you absolutely must do!

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20 of the World’s Best Carnivals!

Everyone knows Rio Carnival but here are some of the other best places around the world where you can celebrate carnival.

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Marelle Steblecki

Notting Hill Carnival is famous for its amazing costumes. We interviewed the talented and passionate costume designer Marelle Stebleki!

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival Frequently Asked Questions

Rio de Janeiro Carnival is the biggest & most famous carnival celebration in the world. Rio hosts the world-famous parades, street parties & masquerade balls.

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