The Travel Notes Directory helps you plan your travels around the world with a worldwide listing of holidays, events and attractions.
Don't get caught out when the banks are shut for a national holiday; remember to take your camera with you to record the colourful festivals; and book well in advance for a place at that special event.
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Check out the Travel Notes country pages for links to special events and festival listings for your particular holiday destination.
All Saints' Day: Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Gabon, Germany, Italy, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Seychelles, Spain, Switzerland, Venezuela.
Bullfighting Season: Peru.
Independence Day: Antigua & Barbuda.
Remembrance Day: Slovenia.
Revolution Day: Algeria.
Culture Day: Japan.
John Paul's Nameday: Vatican.
Guy Fawkes' Day: Britain.
Remember, remember, the fifth of November,
Gunpowder, treason and plot.
I see no reason why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot.
Guy Fawkes' attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament, for the Catholics, in 1605 was thwarted. This is remembered by the lighting of bonfires, with a stuffed effigy of Guy on the top, and firework displays around the country. Children used to parade their Guys around the streets asking a "Penny for the Guy". They would probably spit in your face if you gave them a penny today.
Anniversary of Ataturk's Death: Turkey.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, (1881-1938), Turkish soldier, nationalist leader, and statesman, who founded the republic of Turkey and was its first president (1923-1938). The name Ataturk (Father Turk) was bestowed upon him in 1934 by the Grand National Assembly as a tribute for his unique service to the Turkish nation.
Independence Day: Angola.
Independence of Cartagena: Colombia.
King's Birthday: Bhutan.
Republic Day: Maldives.
Veterans Day: United States of America.
Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Birthday: Taiwan.
King's Birthday: Belgium.
Peace Day: Ivory Coast.
Proclamation of the Republic: Brazil.
Army Day: Zaire.
Prince Charles' Birthday: UK.
Independence Day: Morocco.
National Day: Oman.
Vertieres' Day: Haiti.
Army Coup Day: Mali.
Discovery Day: Puerto Rico.
Garifuna Settlement Day: Belize.
Prince Ranier's Day: Monaco.
Revolution Anniversary: Mexico.
Independence Day: Lebanon.
New Regime Anniversary: Zaire.
Independence Day: Suriname.
National Day: Poland.
Heroes Day: Philippines.
Independence Day: Barbados.
National Day: Benin.
St. Andrew's Day: Scotland.
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