Small towns, big fireworks!
The longest day of the year is a significant seasonal and cultural waypoint.
On the surface, Japan’s Kanamara Matsuri may seem ridiculous, but back in the 1970s, this Shinto celebration began as a serious religious event.
Halloween eat your heart out! The crazy costumes at Osaka’s Nippombashi Street Festa—Osaka’s biggest cosplay event—are seriously out of this world.
If you’re planning to spend a holiday on Guadeloupe, be prepared to pair your meals with dancing, colorful costumes, and music.
This November, Fodor’s traveled north to Reykjavik to capture the soul and sounds of Iceland Airwaves, the country’s preeminent musical event.
Eating grapes, wearing polka dots, or burning scarecrows might be weird New Year’s Eve traditions to some, but centuries-old customs to others.
You can celebrate the holidays however you want.
There’s no place like home for the holidays—unless it’s Singapore or Bermuda, or any other of these unlikely destinations where the Christmas spirit is alive and well.
Full of fire and ice, festivals are highlights of the year in Japan.