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Groundhog Day: Weather Predictor or Cultural Tradition?

Feature - Thursday, 2 February 2012 - 0 Comments

Albatross folklore

This morning on February 2, 2012, a groundhog better known as Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his burrow and saw his shadow–which according to legend means that six more weeks of winter are in store.  Since 1886, this occasion, better known as Groundhog Day, has occurred annually on February 2 and still continues to fascinate people–this year alone,…


Winter Wonderland: Celebrating the Holiday Season Abroad

Feature - Wednesday, 21 December 2011 - 0 Comments

Volunteer in Haiti, Holidays Abroad

Recently, CNNGo featured the top 10 places of 2011 to spend Christmas and with the holidays almost here, GoAbroad is offering a few more ideas to celebrate the holiday season around the world! This time of year marks a great times to take off on an international adventure, and experience…