Zicasso Blog

December 5th, 2018

The following list highlights some of the distinctive annual festivals that take place around the world in the month of December, which range from religious to traditional for exciting celebrations you won’t want to miss. 

Nepal greeting sticking tongue out
November 28th, 2018

We may not be able to learn every language so it is important to understand different customary greetings. Some cultures do not have a word for “Hello,” while others may believe waving at a person is bad luck. Unique greetings provide insight into the traditions of cultures and allow you to show a sign of respect while communicating with locals. 

Moon cake and tea served for Chung Chiu Moon Festival
November 19th, 2018

Thanksgiving often inspires images of golden turkeys and spiced pumpkin pies. Yet, cultures around the world also have their own celebrations to commemorate their bountiful fruits of the earth

Girl holding candle at Diwali, Festival of Lights.
November 6th, 2018

The Monthly Travel Preview provides you with a list of unique, iconic, or must-see festivals taking place around the world in November.

Orangutan kissing in Malaysia.
November 2nd, 2018

The growing number of visitors around the world can put tremendous pressure on local communities, which results in a need for travelers to engage in responsible tourism.

Pisco Sour from Peru.
October 26th, 2018

The favored drink of a country can showcase the different flavor profiles of a culture revealing another way in which travel can change our perspectives on the world.

Marci-Beth African safari with family
October 19th, 2018

While originally from the Bay Area, I began with Zicasso two years ago while based in London, England, and loved having a connection to home and the fast pace of the Silicon Valley. 

Traditional panzanella in Tuscany.
October 12th, 2018

The next time you explore the alluring beauty of Tuscany, remember to sample the following culinary treasures for an exclusive look at the heart of the famous Italian region.

Mongolia Eagle Festival.
October 5th, 2018

The Monthly Travel Preview provides you with a list of unique, iconic, or must-see festivals taking place around the world in October.

Emperor penguins chicks.
September 28th, 2018

Several countries have begun encouraging conscientious expeditions into rugged landscapes for visitors to explore the captivating charms of witnessing wild animals foraging, sleeping, and playing in their home comforts.