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7 Best Cities Outside of China to Ring in Chinese New Year

by Anna Brones. Posted Jan 31st 2014 10:30 AM
Australia Chinese New Year
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The most important social holiday in China, Chinese New Year is tied to the lunar Chinese calendar, where every month begins on the darkest day. The holiday usually falls at the end of January or beginning of February. This year its Jan. 31 -- hey, that's today!-- and marks the Year of the Horse; people born in this year are said to be clever, kind, animated and energetic. Ready to celebrate? Here are the top seven cities outside of China that are going to be full of festivities.
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Why Vancouver Kicks Ass

by Marielle Bingham. Posted Jul 27th 2011 10:00 AM


Sitting between three bodies of water and the Coastal Mountain Range, Vancouver benefits from gorgeous scenery. Mountains are well and good, but visitors would do well not to be distracted from the city's happening cultural scene.
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Destin-Nation Canada: Adventure with a Capital Eh

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 27th 2011 08:00 AM


If Mexico is America's backyard, fenced in places and cluttered with the remains of yesterday's projects, Canada is the front lawn: The north country is green, welcoming and perfect for a roll in the grass.
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Vancouver Tourism Website to Help City Recover from New Riot Rep

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 23rd 2011 10:45 AM


Vancouver Tourism doesn't want anyone getting the wrong idea about the citizens of Canada's third largest city because of one measly riot.
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Prankster Soaks Vancouver Hotels and Restaurants

by Fran Golden. Posted Feb 14th 2011 11:00 AM
Police in Vancouver are trying to find a telephone prankster who called a hotel and restaurants in the Canadian city and convinced guests and employees to turn on sprinkler systems.
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