Sunday, October 27, 2013

What's Happening this week?

Did you know that Turkmenistan celebrated its National Day today, October 27?  That there will be a marathon in Dublin tomorrow or that on October 31, children will dress in costumes as Halloween  is celebrated in the United States?  

Knowing what's happening around the world can interesting and essential.  If you are traveling for business of pleasure it’s you'll want to know if businesses will be closed for a holiday, or roads blocked by thousands of runners. 

How to find this information?   Wikipedia lists public holidays by country.  The site Election Guide ( tells when people are going to the polls.  Bank closings and sporting events show up on Bank Holidays site. (   Check it out.  Be prepared.  Don't be surprised.

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