5 Epic Festivals Worth Traveling Around the World

5. Carnival


Carnival is a huge party that takes place right before the Christian Lent holiday. Carnival was originally a food festival because it was the last time people could eat well before Lent. Carnival in Brazil is the most famous in the world and attracts most people with their dances, parades and floats, music and drinking.

The biggest carnival takes place in Rio de Janeiro. In Brazil, social conventions are turned upside down during this event and everything goes. The Rio Carnival is one of the most famous in the world, with people coming together from all corners to watch the parade. Listen to samba music, dance in the streets and celebrate for days.