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Peru Travel with Kids: The Inti Raymi Sun Festival

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The second largest festival in South America, people from all over the world gather in Peru to watch the Inti Raymi on June 24th. The celebration takes place in the heart of the former Incan Empire, the Sacred Valley and is filled with pageantry, color, and dramatic theatrical depictions.

From Sushi to Carnaval: A Cultural Guide to Family Vacations in Brazil

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In April 1500, Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral landed at present-day Porto Seguro or “Safe Harbor.” Located in the far south of Bahia along the Brazilian coast. Cabral named the area Ilha de Vera Cruz or the “Island of the True Cross.” But during their …

From Buddhist Monks to Hindu Temples: Cambodian Culture for Family Travelers

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Shaped by the extremes of the monsoon season, Cambodia boasts an astonishing diversity of wildlife. Home to one of the most unique ecosystems in the world, the Mekong River winds its way through the verdant countryside, carving and molding the land as it feeds the …

Cambodian Culture for Kids: Celebrating Pchum Ben

Cambodia culture for kids

Autumn marks a festive time of year around the world whether you’re celebrating Samhain in Ireland, el Día de los Muertos in Mexico, or Halloween in North America. When it comes to Cambodian culture for kids, Pchum Ben or Ancestor’s Day represents another colorful fall …