Carnivals

Basel Fasnacht: The world's most orderly carnival

Basel Fasnacht: The world's most orderly carnival

It's got outrageous costumes and dedicated party groups, but this carnival proceeds in a fashion that befits its methodical Swiss heritage
Forget Rio, it's carnival time in the Seychelles

Forget Rio, it's carnival time in the Seychelles

Islands off the coast of Madagascar attract international crowd and Hollywood glitterati to annual parade
Limassol, Cyprus: Coolest Carnival outside of Rio?

Limassol, Cyprus: Coolest Carnival outside of Rio?

The stench of grilled meats, the heady high of free wine, the sounds of strumming serenaders -- Cyprus's Limassol Carnival may be smaller than most, but it's just as fun
10 things to know before visiting Brazil

10 things to know before visiting Brazil

Brazil might be the biggest country most of the world doesn't know a whole heckuva a lot about. That's changing
Carnie action in Bangkok: Super Giant Asia Tour 2011

Carnie action in Bangkok: Super Giant Asia Tour 2011

For the next month, Lakeside Muang Thong Thani is hosting a traveling theme park featuring dozens of rides, games and performances
Another mishap for Carnival cruise ship

Another mishap for Carnival cruise ship

Coast guard and police now in charge of recovery operation
Gallery: Rio's epic samba parade

Gallery: Rio's epic samba parade

Feathers and thongs are for amateurs -- try getting in and out of these outrageous costumes
Video: Carnival time in Rio

Video: Carnival time in Rio

CNN's Shasta Darlington on the scene in Brazil seems to be the only person not partying
By popular demand, Singha Global Carnival sticks around till May

By popular demand, Singha Global Carnival sticks around till May

Haven't had a chance to lose your lunch on the Reverse Bungee? Good news, the Chidlom-based carnival has extended its stay
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Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart