Festivals and cultural events are to travel what herbs and spices are to cooking. Without them, the entire experience is much less exciting and satisfying. The web has brought world culture within our reach. Numerous websites list festivals and events abroad. Many also provide in-depth cultural background information to help travelers understand local traditions, beliefs, and values that underlie these celebrations.
Below, we have listed selected descriptive guides and articles from TransitionsAbroad.com providing information about festivals and cultural events worldwide.