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An Accidental Tourist at the Festival of Avignon

As our taxi entered the city walls of Avignon, it was evident that something was happening. I had seen online that a festival would be starting the day after our arrival, but didn’t think much about it. 949 more words


Polite Paris

*Published April 1, 2015

Ahh Paris… Just the mention of its name brings up images of sophisticated people in sidewalk cafés surrounded by elegance.  It’s one of the most beautiful cities in the world and one of the most visited tourist destinations. 622 more words

French Culture / Language

Carnival Music and Gourds in Nice, France

It’s carnival time again and Nice is buzzing!

Every year, the Nice carnival has a different theme, and this year it’s music. The Carnival King, … 439 more words


Have a Warm New Year in 2015!

Dearest Friends of Blackcabbit,
A Japanese New Year e-card (Nengajo/ 年賀状) for you, for the year 2015.
May the Lord bless you and your loved ones with tons of goodness and heartwarming moments. 51 more words

Life In Japan

St Nicholas... Santa Claus... Father Christmas

Even though some of the American/British folkloric characters don’t come to France, you’ll be happy to know that the jolly old man in the red suit does. 1,018 more words


Happy Thanksgiving

Today, unsurprisingly, doesn’t feel anything like Thanksgiving here in Surat. There are no decorations, no parades, no turkey trots, no feasts, no football, no big family gatherings, and no days off from school. 119 more words

Festivals & Holidays

National Foundation Day (개천절)

Last Friday was National Foundation Day (개천절), which celebrates the founding of the first kingdom of Korea by the “godson of heaven”, Dangun Wanggeom (단군왕검) in the year  82 more words