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Get into the spirit of Carnival

Masquerades, fancy balls and parades make up the joyous celebrations known as Carnival. Think of Mardi Gras in full swing.

The crazy days of Carnival

Crazy. This one word sums up the Carnival season in Europe.

Celebrate Mardi Gras german-style at Fasching in Munich

While the Americans are getting ready to stuff their faces and celebrate in high style at Mardis Gras, Germans are also getting ready for the...

Haunting Halloween history in Germany

While the modern Halloween holiday dates to the 19th century in the United States, Halloween is still relatively young in Germany.
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The Notting Hill Carnival shakes up London

The short British summer winds down in London with a vibrant celebration of Caribbean culture. The Notting Hill Carnival is one of the world’s...

Independence Day celebrations across Europe

Whether you want to check out the parades, carnival rides and games, feast on burgers and schnitzel, or just sit back and enjoy the music and...

Witches tower in Idstein.

Wiesbaden-area events beginning this weekend

Looking for a few off-the-beaten path events in the Wiesbaden-area? Here are four options to check out.

Fasching and Mardi Gras madness

Colorful costumes, masked balls and elaborate parades are all part of Fasching festivities.

Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball Feb. 25

Celebrate the carnival season in style on Friday, Feb. 25 at Club E’ on Ramstein Air Base.

Nov. 11 marks the start of carnival season in Germany

Not only is Nov. 11 Veterans Day (U.S.) and St. Martin's Day (Germany), it also marks the beginning of the "fifth season" in Germany.

5 fun facts about German Unity Day

Monday, Oct. 3 is German Unity Day, a national holiday in Germany.

7 tips and great last-minute deals for Oktoberfest

If you missed the first week, or are on the fence about going, here are some great tips and last-minute travels deals for this year's festival.

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