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Christian Eilers is a travel and career advice writer who constantly loves to learn about the world through traveling, cultural stories, reading, and education. A native of New York City, when he is not traveling, he can find an abundance of cultural influences right in his own city, enough to keep him satisfied until the next country's beckon cannot be ignored any longer.
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Cultural Diversity Day is a United Nations Holiday on May 21

The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is a holiday declared by the UN on 21 May to help spread intercultural awareness & love.
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Cheapest Days to Fly: When is the Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets?

What are the cheapest days to fly? When is the best time to purchase flight tickets? It's NOT Tuesday. The answer is more complicated in 2019 and beyond.
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Cinco de Mayo: History & Background on the 5th of May Mexican Holiday

What is Cinco de Mayo? In this post, we look at the festive Mexican holiday "5th of May," the celebration, traditions, colors, foods, background, and more.
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Myanmar vs Burma: Which Country Name is Correct and Acceptable?

Myanmar vs Burma—Which is correct? In this post, we clear up the differences between Burma and Myanmar, along with the etymology of both country names.
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Walpurgis Night: The Germanic Festival Celebrating Summer Beginning

Walpurgis Night is a European holiday which combines some ancient pagan rituals with Christianity and held on the evening of April 30 to bring in summer.
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Month Names & Origins: How Did the Months Get Their Names in English?

What is the story behind the month names? In this post, we go in order, January through December, to talk about the etymology and month name origins.
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30+ Best Mother’s Day Gifts, Experiences & Ideas for the Traveling Mom

These Mother's Day gifts are perfect for any woman who loves to travel. From simple home decor to trip accessories, these are the top presents for mama.
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Walking on Escalators to Save Time? Don’t, Because It Doesn’t

Ever walk up the left side of an escalator to get to the next floor faster? Turns out, you help cause more congestion, according to various studies.
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Use Escape Travel Booking Site by MIT to Find Flights by Cheapest Price

Escape travel booking site isn't another Kayak. The minds at MIT have created a unique and powerful tool perfect for budget travelers to search by price.
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A Bus Guide: City Bus vs Coach Bus vs Articulated Bus & Others

Care to learn about the different bus types? In this post, we describe the various buses you're familiar with, from the coach bus to the articulated bus.