Mardi Gras is quickly approaching, and if you’re still considering planning a trip to New Orleans, there is time! Rio de Janeiro and Venice also host their own Mardi Gras and Carnival festivals, if you are looking for an international travel opportunity instead. Fat Tuesday falls on February 17th this year, and parties and can last for weeks beyond Fat Tuesday. The festivals include incredible food, drink, festivities, and celebrations in the streets. Carnival in Rio begins on February 13th and will feature street parties, themed balls, and colorful costumes. Venice similarly boasts elaborate Carnival parties and events that you’re sure to enjoy. Mark your calendar! Mardi Gras is almost here!
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