Articles tagged with: festival-holidays
Every year the streets of west London come alive with steel bands, calypso music and colourful costumes for one of Europe’s biggest street festivals – the Notting Hill Carnival (August 25-26th).
Bespoke Brazil, the Brazil and Rio Carnival specialists, are offering a new holiday to Rio de Janeiro for the famous Rio Carnival for travellers booking early.
Virgin Atlantic is taking live entertainment to new heights (literally) with the launch of Little Red Live – a lineup of live inflight entertainment at 30,000 feet.
This weekend Bristol will play host to Europe’s largest ballooning event, The Bristol Balloon Fiesta, from August 8th to 11th 2013.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is back for 2013, promising to be bigger, better and brighter than ever before.
Every year in July, Nendaz – located in the heart of the Valais region in Switzerland – is transformed into a living scene of Swiss traditions and folklore. Over an entire weekend, more than 150 alphorn players meet in the resort to take part in the annual International Alphorn Festival, which also features traditional Swiss dancing, parades, craftsmanship and competitions.
Not only are all sports-fans’ eyes on France this week as the Tour de France reaches its halfway point towards its exciting finale in Paris, but the country is set to celebrate Bastille Day this Sunday July 14th.
Check out what's on around the world in July.
Esme Fox heads to the charming southern French city of Toulouse to experience its annual Fête de la Musique and to see what else the ‘Pink City’ has to offer.
Zambia is known for being one of the best safari destinations in Africa as well as home to one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World – the roaring Victoria Falls.
It may be summer on our shores, but Queenstown is counting down the days until the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest winter celebration, taking place later this month.
Vietnam is coming to the South Bank from June 21st to 23rd for a free festival marking 40 years of diplomatic relations and friendship between the UK and Vietnam.
This weekend marks 60 years since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Here’s our pick of things to do in London to celebrate:
The 50th Anniversary of the world’s most iconic space traveller, Doctor Who, was celebrated by legions of costumed fans on Saturday June 1st, as part of this year’s Vivid Sydney.
Prepare to see Sydney in a brand new light this week…
Isle of MTV Malta – the annual free outdoor music extravaganza – is back for its 7th year on June 26th 2013 with an all-star international artist line up.
Know which artists you want to see but not sure which festivals they will be playing at? Here's a handy interactive infographic to help you out!
This year marks 'The Gathering Ireland 2013', a 365 day celebration of all things Irish. With so many people around the world boasting Irish descent, the country – known for its great ‘craic’, beautiful landscapes and friendly people – is celebrating its heritage in a marvellous fashion with festivals, events and parties taking place throughout the year.
See what's going on around the world in May:
Why we’re loving Amsterdam this week:
Are you a festival-lover but not a fan of muddy fields? Why not combine your love of music with a summer holiday? Here’s our pick of festivals in Europe:
Jersey’s annual Spring Walking Week takes place from 11th to 18th May and offers visitors a chance to explore the island on foot, from cliff-top paths to woodland trails and idyllic country lanes.
For the sixth year running the internationally renowned Slow Fish Festival will take place in Genoa, the capital of Liguria in north west Italy, from May 9th to 12th.
Fancy a holiday that’s a bit different this year? Why not tie it in with one of the world’s quirkiest festivals? From the Mobile Phone Throwing Championships in Finland to the MangoMania Festival in Florida, here’s a selection of weird and wonderful festivals you should check out this year:
Why we're loving Arashiyama, Kyoto, this week: