St Patrick’s Day: The Craic in our Destinations

Bagpiper's at Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade © Melinda / Flickr Creative Commons CC by 2.0Once again it’s time to paint the town green – wherever you are. A tradition that’s long since left Ireland to take over the world; the date March 17th is now a universal call to party. We look at the best places to make merry … Continue reading
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Spring Break Hot Spots to Scream About

We may have half term in Britain, but in America they have a different sort of seasonal holiday: spring break. Music to any young American’s ears, “˜spring break’ denotes, at minimum, a week off from school or university. For the party-hardy types, though, it also … Continue reading
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Cherry Blossoms Spring to Life in Washington DC

This year, Washington DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival marks the 100th anniversary of the gift of Yoshino Cherry trees from Japan with an extended five-week festival, starting 20th March and running until 27th April.   Peak bloom   There are some 3,000 cherry trees around … Continue reading
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