City festivals 2016: London

Guest blogger Anita Dykstra is a travel writer from New Zealand. You can read her great blog on her website. The sun is shining, delicious food and cider is available and some of the best music in the world...

6 Heaven-sent Munich Beers to Try at Oktoberfest 2014

With so much to see and do at Oktoberfest 2014 (20th September – 5th October 2014) we thought we’d give you a helping hand with your biggest decision of all, ‘which beers to drink?!’ We’ve put together a helpful guide (particularly...

How to have Fun for Free at Fêtes de Bayonne 2014

Get your white shirts and red scarves out, because the Fêtes de Bayonne (Bayonne Festival) is coming to Basque country this year on July 23–27 2014! The Fêtes de Bayonne takes place in Bayonne every year on the Wednesday before the...

What’s Happening in July?

Written by Alexia Dellner Hooray, it’s July! Time for summer festivals, parties, and celebrations. It’s also time for bull running, body painting and mud throwing. Confused? Check out our pick of the 10 best July events below… 1. National...

Top Events Happening in June

Written by Alexia Dellner June is just around the corner, which means that summer is almost  here (incidentally, could someone please tell that to the UK…) and there’s a slew of exciting festivals, parties, and celebrations coming up very...

The World’s Best Beach Parties

– Written by Victoria Philpott Beach parties = raving in your flip flops, wearing just your shorts or your bikini with the sun on your back and the music pumping in your ears. There are no sweat-dripping walls, skanky toilets...

San Fermin 2014: How to Survive the Pamplona Bull Run

7th-14th July 2014 Jumping from the Navarre fountain in Pamplona is a rite of passage for wine-drenched tourists at the Pamplona Bull Run in San Fermin. The fountain aside, the Pamplona Bull Run is one of the most dangerous festivals you can get involved...

Midsummer Around the World in Pictures

Midsummer is that magical time of year around the Summer Solstice – the longest day of the year – where cultures around the world celebrate summer time with singing, dancing, bonfires, eating, drinking and covering their homes and heads with...

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...
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