City festivals 2016: Dublin

Guest blogger Anita Dykstra is a travel writer from New Zealand. You can read her great blog on her website. The Irish capital of Dublin loves to celebrate in style. As the days get warmer and longer...

Festivals, We Love You, But….

By Manita Dosanjh Festivals, we love you. We truly do. But sometimes you test our patience. Sometimes, you just make us want to ask… Why does everyone need the toilet at the same time? And when you’re finally...

6 Places That Celebrate Spring Better Than You

What will you be doing to welcome the sun this year? From chasing cheese down a hill to throwing water at Buddha statues, we’ve found some seriously inventive ways to celebrate spring around the world. See our six favourite spring...

The Best Festivals in Ireland

Written by Victoria Philpott One thing’s for sure about the Irish – they know how to party. There’s always some craic going on and when it comes to festival time there’s so much craic you have to have a...

What is the Rath Yatra Hindu Festival?

– Written by Victoria Philpott Rath Yatra is celebrated by Hindus around the world every year. On 10th July 2013 the biggest celebration begins in Puri, India. Also known as Ratha Yatra, Ratha-Yatra, Rathyatra and the Chariot Festival, the carnival commemorates...

Reeperbahn Festival 2010

Reeperbahn Festival 23-25 September 2010 For a weekend in September, the limelight is off Berlin as Germany’s top party city and instead, lets Hamburg nightlife take centre stage. The legendary live-music Reeperbahn Festival runs from 23-25 September across 20 venues in the...

Loveparade 2010: Free Love Reigns in Duisburg

Update: Did you come here looking for info on this year’s Love Parade? Due to the tragedy at the 2010 event in Duisberg, where 19 people lost their lives in a stampede caused by over-crowding, the Love Parade has been...