Every week, chozun celebrates a day with #chozunaday – a new event or celebration, each day, in a new destination, around the globe. Here’s a list of where we celebrated this last week for Chinese New Year and some new travel destinations to check out in 2017.
Where: Freihausviertel, Vienna
What chozun celebrated: Croissant Day
Croissants were actually created by Viennese bakers.
Freihausviertel thrives with great food, bars in the quaint and creative neighbourhood. Be sure to check out the arty cafes, workshops, speciality food shops, galleries & delis!
Other than the (sometimes obligatory home visit), family time and visiting the many aunts, uncles, family friends, cousins, neighbours, co-workers parents, neighbours parents, great aunts, uncles, grandparents and the sisters husbands cat, Chinese travellers will be moving all over the globe this Chinese New Year.
The largest migration of human beings in the world is underway. So, where are they headed this Chinese New Year and for the rest of 2017?
According to Ctrip, Thailand is most popular of the top 10 overseas destinations for Chinese tourists this time of the year, followed by Japan.
There’s one major event we will be celebrating this week, that is Chinese New Year! 新年快乐 to all and thank you for celebrating with us. This week, we’ve been across four continents to celebrate #chozunaday.
Celebrated: Commemorating Salvador Dali
Place: Figueres, Spain
Date: 23 January
Birthplace to surrealist artist Salvador Dali (who passed on this day, 1989), we celebrate Figueres, Spain!
2 travel tips for Figueres:
With Friday the 13th looming over superstitious minds, we’re inspired by the likes of our Chinese companions who aren’t as tied to the number being unlucky, along with people like Frano Selak who has cheated death seven times then won the Croatian lottery to look at the luck in this revolving universe. We’ve looked at some of the luckiest places to travel this Friday 13th, turning the superstitious tradition on it’s backside.