Full Moon Party in Thailand

The Full Moon Party in Haad Rin on Koh Phangan, Thailand, is as festive as any rave can get! This crazy party is held every month with the upcoming one being on March 16th. These are dubbed as the largest and most notorious parties on the planet and rank pretty high on the scale of insanity.

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Round trip from New York City  ⇄ Bangkok, Thailand (March 13th-March 19th) starting at only $991 (flight details: https://www.travelpapa.com/y/1i)

Mardi Gras 101

Mardi Gras is all about music, parades, picnics, floats, dances and is celebrated as a huge holiday in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year, the event falls on March 4th, which is the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday (when the ritual fasting of the Lenten season begins).

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Round trip from New York City  New Orleans, Louisiana (March 2nd-March 5th) starting at just $513 (flight details: https://www.travelpapa.com/y/1g)

Carnival Season in Cologne

Carnival season is upon us! Locals, immigrants and tourists alike ring in the crazy celebrations in Cologne with parades, costumes and masked balls galore. With an entire week dedicated to wild festivities, it’s no wonder that the Cologne Carnival is hailed the “Party des Jahres” (whatever that means…)

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Round Trip New York City Cologne, Germany (February 26th-March 6th) starting at just $997 (flight details: https://www.travelpapa.com/y/1e)

Rio Carnival Fills the Streets

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the biggest carnival in the world and a famous festival celebrated by millions each year. This wild, 4 day celebration, lasting from February 28th to March 4th, has an electrifying energy that attracts visitors from all over the globe.

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Round Trip New York City Rio de Janeiro (February 26th-March 5th) starting from only $1408 (flight details: https://www.travelpapa.com/y/1c)

With the first carnival dating back to 1823, the city has had enough time to master the art of celebration. There are about 200 samba schools represented during the parades, all competing to be the top performers. Each school decorates a float, for which they pick a theme, write their own music, make costumes and practices all year long to succeed in the parade.