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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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🇺🇸 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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🇮🇹 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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Everything you need to know about Venetian Masks!

In this article you will find everything you could possibly want to know about Venice’s Masks. Masks play an important role in the cultural heritage and history of the city. This article lets you get more informed before your travels.

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Brazil’s Best Carnivals | 10 Top Places in Brazil to Celebrate Carnival!

Cities all over Brazil have perfected their own unique way to celebrate carnival. We take a look at some of the biggest, best and most unique carnival celebrations in Brazil!

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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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Everything You Need To Know About The Rio Carnival Blocos (Street Parties)

Over five million people attend the over 500 blocos that occur during Rio Carnival. Street Parties are the most fun and exciting part of Carnival. Here is everything you need to know about attending the Rio Carnival Street Parties known as Blocos!

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Top 10 Things to Do and See During Aalst Carnival

Aalst Carnival is a Belgium pre-Lenten carnival celebration that takes place in the city of Aalst. It is a wacky celebration, full of political satire that dates back to medieval times.

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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 Cool Things to Do at the Quebec Winter Carnival

Quebec Winter Carnival entices you to stop hibernating and get outside and embrace the winter! Here are some of our top suggestions on what to do at the carnival!

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Italy’s Best Carnivals | 10 Amazing Places to Celebrate Carnival in Italy!

Italy is home to some of the best and most famous carnivals in the world! Here are ten incredible places to celebrate carnival in Italy.

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The 7 Best Places in the UK to celebrate Carnival!

The UK is home to some of the biggest and best carnival celebrations in the UK.

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