Spring Break Taking Off Across The Globe
Spring Break is enjoyed across the Northern Hemisphere at this time of year, with the United States, Canada, China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Mexico and the United Kingdom the main participants in the event.
As we in the Southern Hemisphere prepare for the chill and begin to dust off our jumpers, our northern counterparts are stripping down to the bare minimum and enjoying a debaucherous week of drinking, dancing and misbehaving in sunny locations.
The break has become more and more popular over the years, with television networks setting up special events in order to cash in on what was originally set aside as a study break for university students.
Florida in the United States is where it all began just after World War II, but cities across the world are now getting into the spirit and have latched on to an event which is now seen as a major money spinner - similar in size to the likes of the Christmas holidays and summer vacation.
Here we take a look at the fun being had by those in the north...