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10 cool places to party on New Year’s Eve

Before any thoughts of saintly New Year resolutions occupy your mind, we have compiled a list of all our favourite very cool places to party this New Year's Eve that will have you knocking back the champers, dancing until...
by Globalgrasshopper on Dec 27, 2013

10 cool places to party on New Year’s Eve

Before any thoughts of saintly New Year resolutions occupy your mind, we have compiled a list of all our favourite very cool places to party this New Year's Eve that will have you knocking back the champers, dancing until...
by Globalgrasshopper on Dec 27, 2013

Floral Clock

“Spring ahead, fall behind.” If this phrase means anything to you, you are one of the many people in the northern hemisphere (including Canada, USA, UK) that observed Daylight Savings Time (DST) today and got an extra hour of sleep! ̷...
by Fun Flower Facts on Nov 3, 2013

The Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Canada

While Fun Flower Facts is a flower blog, we think leaves can be just as beautiful as flowers. In fact, Albert Camus, a French Nobel Prize winning author and philosopher, said it best: “Autumn is a second spring when every … Continue readi...
by Fun Flower Facts on Oct 18, 2013

Oysterville Sea Farms

The Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State is home to the Oysterville Church, one of the most photographic churches on the Peninsula and, way beyond. Unfortunately, I didn't get the opportunity to photograph it during the "Golden Hours" but, I sti...
by My Oregon Photography Blog on Sep 19, 2013

Floriade 2013: Australia’s Celebration of Spring

While everyone else in the world is getting ready for Autumn, Australia is celebrating Spring with Floriade. Floriade, which is Latin for “design with flowers” is a month long flower festival that takes place in Australia from mid-Septemb...
by Fun Flower Facts on Sep 18, 2013

2013 Jersey Battle of Flowers

The annual Jersey Battle of Flowers, which takes place on the Island of Jersey (located between the south coast of the UK & northern France) on the second Thursday and Friday of August, is one of the best places to … Continue reading →...
by Fun Flower Facts on Sep 11, 2013

2013 Bloemencorso Zundert Flower Parade

While most people around the world are getting ready to go back to school or back to their normal routines, the town of Zundert in the Netherlands celebrates September with a world-famous flower festival! Every year since 1936, Zundert organizes R...
by Fun Flower Facts on Sep 5, 2013

Spectacular Views from Above

Barcelona, Spain New York City, N.Y. Dubai, United Arab Emirates Paris, France Chicago, Ill. Nördlingen, Germany Sydney, Australia Seattle, Wash. Bern, Switzerland Giza, Egypt...
by chillboxofpics on Sep 3, 2013

Fog in San Francisco

Beautiful photos of fog in San Francisco.
by chillboxofpics on Aug 30, 2013

Bohemian Homes

Beautiful Bohemian homes.
by chillboxofpics on Aug 21, 2013

Amazing Garden Sculptures at the Montreal Botanic Garden

You don’t need to speak or understand French to enjoy one of the greatest gardens in the world, the Montreal Botanic Garden in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. The 75 hectare garden (French: Jardin Botanique de Montreal) features over 3 million plant...
by Fun Flower Facts on Aug 11, 2013

The Amazing Flower and Sand Carpets at the Corpus Christi Festival in La Orotava

What do you get when you put flowers and sand together? If you were in the villa of La Orotava, Teberife, Spain,  you would get amazing pieces of artwork! Thousands of visitors from around the world travel to La Orotava … Continue reading U...
by Fun Flower Facts on Jul 15, 2013

20 Great Places to Escape the Heat

A couple of years ago, I wrote a piece about things you could do to beat the heat on a budget. Now that summer’s here again, I’d like to take that list a step further and give you a list of places you can go to get out of the heat that wo...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jul 8, 2013

Cool Places to See Flowers: Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay, which is home to thousands of rare plants and flowers, is one of the most spectacular, environmentally-friendly parks in the world. This 250 acre, award-winning park located in Singapore consists of 3 beautiful waterfront gardens...
by Fun Flower Facts on Jun 19, 2013

The 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Happy 100th, Chelsea Flower Show! The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is an annual, prestigious garden show held for 5 days in May on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, London, UK. It is one of the most … Continue reading →...
by Fun Flower Facts on May 30, 2013

Cool Places to See Flowers: Keukenhof Gardens in Holland

If you LOVE flowers, especially tulips,  you must visit the Keukenhof Gardens in Holland in the springtime! Keukenhof, which means “Kitchen Garden” in Dutch, is the largest flower garden in the world. Keukenhof is located in South Hollan...
by Fun Flower Facts on May 3, 2013

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival 2013

The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is one of major tourist attractions in the Epcot Theme Park in the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida during the months of March, April and May. It’s a must-see for flower … Co...
by Fun Flower Facts on Apr 29, 2013

Springtime at the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is the place to be to celebrate the colourful sights and sounds of Spring! Located in the a luxury hotel in Las Vegas, the Bellagio Botanical Gardens is a beautiful oasis featuring hundreds of … C...
by Fun Flower Facts on Apr 9, 2013

The Best Places in the World to See Cherry Blossoms

It’s Cherry Blossom season! During this time of the year, the beautiful cherry blossoms are in full bloom! In Japan, viewing cherry blossoms is a traditional custom known as “Hanami.” From March until early May, the cherry blossoms...
by Fun Flower Facts on Mar 26, 2013


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