There is perhaps no better way to learn about a new culture than taking part in a local festival, and no matter how large the city or small the town, chances are there are annual festivals to take part in.
Warm weather means it's time to celebrate food by gathering together, getting drunk, and stuffing our faces. Chris Clark takes us on a tour of 7 of the most notable of these festivals in the United States. Read more
Everyone has heard of Oktoberfest in Munich, but not everyone realizes the German calendar is packed with other smaller festivals. German resident Jennifer Price takes us on a tour of some others.