HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Valentine's Day in Canada

The rock star Bryan Adam's mother land, Canada is the world's second largest country by total area. Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th in Canada, as the most countries across the globe. The Date of Valentine's festival has its origin from the February Fertility festival of Feast of Lupercalia celebrated in pagan times during middle of February. Later, the feast of Lupercalia was turned into a Christian celebration and named Valentine's Day to honor the date of martyrdom of Saint Valentine. Canadian Valentine's Day celebrations are heavily influenced by American culture because of its proximity and the high influence of popular media. According to legends, Saint Valentine was a patron saint of lovers who was executed on February 14.

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Cities With The World’s Most Beautiful Women

Is it chauvinistic? Sure. Is it sexist? You betcha. But it’s also entertaining, so check out one travel writer’s rankings of the ten cities with the world’s most beautiful women. For more beautiful women, take a look at the countries with the world’s hottest women! While ladies and anyone else inclined to do so can check out the ten cities with the world’s hottest guys. [...]

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Cities that define our time

Cities are chameleonic; their fortunes ebb and flow with the tide of history. Those etched in legend are the ones that have plugged successfully into the zeitgeist of the times and thrown up something culture-defining. Consider Caesar's Rome, Moorish Granada, Gaudi's Barcelona, or Haussmann's Paris. [...]

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Top 10 unusual winter sports

There is more to winter travel than skiing and snowboarding. Nontraditional winter sports and activities have sprouted up all over the world, catering to adventurers who crave new ways to get their adrenaline pumping. [...]

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Where Are The 10 Best Countries To Live, In 2014?

Have you ever wondered how much better your life might be if you lived abroad? If so, you’re not alone; while Dorothy might have been right that there’s no place like home, millions of people across the world still emigrate yearly in pursuit of a better standard of living comparative to their home country. [...]