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  • Carnival extends vacation guarantee through 2015
    Carnival extends vacation guarantee program through December 2015
    Carnival Cruise Lines is extending its vacation guarantee program that allows dissatisfied passengers to end their cruises early without financial penalty. According to a September 16 press release received by Examiner, the “Great Vacation...
  • Bahamas Consulate General's Office confirms Junkanoo Carnival Coming to Atlanta
    Atlanta first foreign stop for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival
    Atlanta has been confirmed as the first stop for the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival during their North American tour to launch the May 2015 event.Robert Pinder, the Cultural Affairs Attache` for the Bahamas Consulate General of Atlanta confirmed an...
  • Baubles and Bubbly with NYC Jewelry Designer to Benefit FGI NOLA
    Baubles and Bubbly with NYC Jewelry Designer to Benefit FGI NOLA
    Chris Crouch, the jewelry designer behind the label Moans Couture, hand crafted custom designed crowns, scepters can be seen from Broadway stage productions such asWicked and Aladdin toVictoria’s Secretand fashion designer Zac Posen runway...
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    First trailer for 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' unveils the big top
    On September 8Wetpaint Entertainmentposted the first official trailer for the upcoming series "American Horror Story: Freak Show," where the characters will be returning in a carnival setting. The series will return on Wednesday, October...
  • American Pickers
    'American Pickers' find ‘Plymouth Rocks’ on History Channel
    Last night's History Channel episode of "American Pickers" was titled "Plymouth Rocks," starring Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe. They are professional pickers that travel across not only the United States, but over the world...
  • Nine reasons to sail on Carnival’s newly renovated Freedom Ship
    Nine reasons to sail on Carnival’s newly renovated Freedom Ship
    This past April, Carnival's Freedom ship (originally built in 2007) spent two weeks in dry dock receiving an extreme makeover including innovative technology, fabulous repurposed spaces and kids programs second to none!Two weeks seems like a...
  • Fireworks, entertainment, activities this weekend in 35th annual Dearborn Homecoming
    Fireworks, entertainment this weekend in 35th annual Dearborn Homecoming
    The city and the nonprofit Dearborn Community Fund will bring plenty of festival food, entertainment and family activities this weekend to Ford Field Park, 22051 Cherry Hill (at Brady north of Michigan Avenue).The August 1-3 Dearborn Homecoming,...
  • Fireworks
    Hoffman Estates offers one-stop Fourth of July fun
    Looking for a one-stop day of Fourth of July fun? This year, Hanover Township and Hoffman Estates are teaming up for the Northwest Fourth Fest from July 3-6.All events take place in the area surrounding the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates,...
  • Riot Fest celebrates 10th anniversary in Humboldt Park
    Riot Fest celebrates 10th anniversary in Humboldt Park
    Riot Fest has unveiled their mostly complete lineups with The Cure, The National, Weezer, Social Distortion, The Flaming Lips, Slayer and Wu-Tang Clan headlining at Humbolt Park in Chicago from September 12th – 14th.The Chicago festival...
  • Galveston
    Carnival Cruise Line expands presence in Texas
    Back in 2000, Carnival Cruise Line pioneered year-round cruising from Galveston, Texas. Today, they are Texas' largest cruise operator with two Galveston-based ships carrying more than 450,000 passengers annually. Carnival Magic offers seven...
  • Trinidad & Tobago: 'Island of Festivals'
    Trinidad & Tobago: 'Island of Festivals'
    “If you ever go down TrinidadThey make you feel so very gladCalypso sing and make up rhymeGuarantee you one real good fine time.”From the World War II-era song, “Rum and Coca Cola”Attention festival lovers: The folks on the...
  • Young dancer at the Tenosique carnival
    Plan a Cultural Trip Next January to Tenosique
    Have you heard about The Game of the Pochó? If you love cultural tourism, it is worth traveling next January to Tenosique, Tabasco, in the southeast of Mexico, bordering the Lacandon Jungle.Tenosique is a rural town where ancient Mayan tradition...
  • Alice in Wonderland's "Teacup" ride in Disney is a type of tilt-a-whirl.
    Carnival Ride History: Part 3
    Throughout the year, many traveling carnivals appear in towns all over the world and a lot of them include amusement rides. Attending carnivals has been a favorite activity among people for decades and rides are appealing to anyone who doesn&rsquo...
  • Flying Swings are popular with many age groups.
    Carnival Ride History: Part 2
    Now that summer is quickly approaching it is inevitable that traveling fairs and carnivals start to spring up all across the country. Such events are staples of Spring and Summer in the United States, fully equipped with carnival games, prizes and...
  • Carnival Sunshine
    Make your next vacation a cruise
    Imagine spending days aboard a state-of-the art cruise ship sailing from nearby ports in Galveston, New Orleans or Houston. Journey from one exotic location to the next, experiencing the culture, historical landmarks and scenery of the Caribbean...