Menton Lemon Festival






The Menton Lemon Festival offers just the kind of vitamin C fix you need after a long, hard winter. Menton is the lemon capital of France thanks to its warm climate, so this festival is a celebration of all things related to that fruit and its sister, orange. The 78th Lemon Festival has just finished…




Carnival in Europe






In 2011 the beginning of March means dancing, fun, crazy costumes, bear, loud music and parades. Yes, March 2011 is a Carnival time! No one is sure where the tradition comes from. The name is possibly derived from the Latin “carne vale” meaning “meat, farewell,” as the celebration is a final fling of fun before…




Lovers’ Zebra Crossing






Even in craziness of a big city there is always a place for love! On one of the busiest crossings of Chinese city Chengdu there is a pedestrian path with unusual drawing: conventional white stripes are turned into two hearts and words “I love you”. The transport department of Chengdu that came up with this…