Category Archives: Events

ClauWau Santa Claus Championships

Can’t wait for Santa to drop down your chimney? Then join him on the piste! This is a wicked excuse to bask in the beautiful scenery of the Swiss Alps, feel the thrill of Alpine skiing, and rub shoulders with … Continue reading

London Jazz Festival

If you’re looking for something to warm your cockles on cold November nights you could do much worse than head over to King’s Landing….uh….you know what I mean.

Halloween celebrations around the world

If you suffer of Samhainophobia, you might want to stop reading right now because this is all about pumpkins, Jack-O’-Lanterns and Trick-or-treats. Halloween is creeping up quickly, and it’s time to discover all the ins and outs of what might … Continue reading

Smoke on the Water: 25th Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam

This is going to be tricky and controversial, but let’s face the truth: 23% of the 8 million tourists that visit Amsterdam every year go to a Coffee Shop during their stay. For those of you that don’t know what … Continue reading

Ultimate guide to New York City Marathon

If you’re heading to New York and don’t fancy shelling out for an open-top tour bus, you could consider running around the city instead. Hoofing it for 26 miles on any terrain can be exhausting, but it’s cheap, it’s good … Continue reading

Ultimate Notting Hill Carnival Guide

Vibrant; vivacious; venereal – London’s reputation spreads far and wide. The streets are paved with gold, the black cabs run on digestive biscuits, and everybody wears a bowler hat. There’s always a lot going here because, whatever the weather, London … Continue reading

50 Olympic Events You Won’t See In 2012 [Infographic]

With the Olympics approaching faster than Usain Bolt, the world is getting ready for one of the biggest sporting events of the year. Two weeks of athletics, cycling, swimming, wrestling and whatnot. Way back when, things were a touch different. … Continue reading

Munich Oktoberfest

Imagine: You’re standing in the middle of a human sea.  Thousands of bodies jubilantly chatting, swaying, toasting and swigging away out of immense beer krugs.  Women in elegant Dirndl-dresses mix with men in leather pants, called Lederhosen.  You order another … Continue reading