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Biggest Global Holidays

Biggest Global Holidays – While Christmas makes headlines in many Western countries, around the world, and even across the United States, countless winter celebrations take place. Some of the most famous and well-known holidays are religious in nature, but some stem from nature itself, acknowledging the darkest day of the year and the inevitable return of the sun, while others honor cultural traditions. Hanukkah—Hebrew for “dedication”—is a Jewish holiday based on the story of the menorah in the Second Temple in Jerusalem, which burned for eight days despite only having a day’s supply of oil. The temple had just been …

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Best Greece Holidays For Families

Best Greece Holidays For Families – Planning a holiday to Greece? Read our guide to the best regions, with expert advice on islands such as Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes, Crete and Corfu, and the mainland, including the Peloponnese and Northern Greece. You can also find travel recommendations there. By Jane Foster, Greece travel expert. A holiday in Greece conjures up images of deserted islands, long sandy beaches, sun-bleached ruins and turquoise blue seas. But with miles and miles of mainland coastline and over 1,000 islands (no one knows how many – even those numbers vary), 227 of which are inhabited, how …

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