Mother's Day is set aside in many countries as a day to honor our mothers and grandmothers. The origin of this day can be traced back much farther than you might think. Learn about the history of this special day.
Mardi Gras turns New Orleans into a hotbed of fun and reveling. This might make the festival's religious ties rather hard to imagine. Learn all about the roots, traditions and current practices of Mardi Gras.
Easter's around the corner -- might be time to brush up on your holiday knowledge. Learn all about this springtime celebration, from its origins to the (often wacky) worldwide variations on its observance.
When the clock struck midnight on December 31, 1999, Hawaii was one of the last places to celebrate the new year that year. Where was the first place to celebrate the new year that night? Find out in this article.