Thu, 10 Dec 2015 06:49:33 GMT
December is the month of incredible consumption since Christmas is coming. However you can always escape the shopping craziness and try to experience life to the fullest by traveling. Choose less commercial destinations or the destinations where Christmas is not that widely celebrated (Asia), so that you can have your own, personal Christmas time with people you specially care for. Below we present gateaway festivals and events in December for you to enjoy!
#Thursday Travel News:
December 5-27: [Showakinen Park Winter Vista Illumination](https://www.gotokyo.org/en/kanko/tachikawa/event/showa_illumi.html?PHPSESSID=usmi8jrmvlicmcvsi0lg4iu3m5), Tokyo, Japan
December 8-21: [St.Thomas Christmas Market](http://www.xmas-markets.org/helsinki-christmas-markets/), Helsinki, Finland
December 10-17: [Mevlana Whirling Dervishes](https://www.fest300.com/festivals/mevlana-whirling-dervishes), Konya, Turkey
December 12:[Parol Lantern Festival and Parade](http://kularts.org/wp/ ), San Francisco, United States
December 18-January 1: [Chiayi city lnternational Band Festival](http://eventaiwan.tw/cal_en/cal_20182#left), Chiayi, Taiwan