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Shavuot 2016: Celebrating The Giving Of The Torah

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.10.2016 | Religion

HistoryShavuot is a Jewish holiday which celebrates God’s giving of the Torah to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai. It is also known as the “Feast ...

Lunar New Year 2016: Facts, Dates, And Ancient Traditions

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.08.2016 | Religion

Lunar New Year falls on Monday and marks the beginning of the Year of the Monkey. Also called Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival, the holiday is...

100,000 Travelers Are Stuck In Southern China Ahead Of The Lunar New Year

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.02.2016 | World

As Americans count down the days until Super Bowl 50, people in China are busy getting ready for a celebration of their own: the Lunar New Year. The Y...

A 39 Hour Train Ride Through China

Matjaz Tancic | Posted 05.04.2015 | World
Matjaz Tancic

Looking across this sea of anxious faces, it's easy to forget this is a holiday. Knotted brows frame weary eyes in a crowd as deep as a football field...

Matt Sheehan

39 Hours Inside The Biggest Human Migration On Earth

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 02.26.2015 | World

Looking across this sea of anxious faces, it’s easy to forget this is a holiday. Knotted brows frame weary eyes in a crowd as deep as a football fie...

PHOTOS: China's Spring Break Bash

Posted 02.01.2013 | Travel

With Chinese New Year right around the corner and the Spring Festival break already underway, China’s travelers are surging into Sanya, the country...

7 Great Festivals Across The U.S.

Travelzoo | Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel
Travelzoo

May and early June are great times to save on travel; we've even found deals that are valid over Memorial Day weekend.

PHOTOS: China Prepares For 2012 Lunar New Year

Posted 01.18.2012 | Home

The City Wall New Year Lantern Festival, running from January 16 to February 21, is one of the traditional events held to celebrate the lunar new year...

PHOTOS: Train Ticket Seekers Crowd China's Stations

Posted 02.29.2012 | Travel

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, workers from Beijing to Changsha are lining up in droves to purchase train tickets for peak travel seaso...

Chunyun Beijing: What The World's Largest Annual Human Migration Looks Like

An Xiao Mina | Posted 09.20.2011 | World
An Xiao Mina

Hundreds of millions of people are estimated to have moved to cities large and small in China. These figures can be difficult to wrap your head around. But then I saw what felt like all of Beijing empty out.