Tag Archives: Festivals

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 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

Sant Joan in Barcelona competition winner annouced!

What a great response to our latest competition – thanks for all your insights and comments, both on our Facebook page and here on the blog.

Win 2 nights in Barcelona for Sant Joan!

Known as the Night of Fire, Sant Joan (San Juan in Spanish) coincides with the summer solstice, which marks the turning of the calendar. It’s a hugely popular event in Barcelona, celebrated with lots of merriment, fireworks, bonfires and music. … Continue reading

Disneyland Paris celebrates its 20th Anniversary!

April marks the beginning of Disneyland Paris’ 20th anniversary celebrations. The park opened its doors twenty years ago on 12th April, then still called Euro Disneyland.

Win Queen’s Day in Amsterdam!

It’s by far the biggest celebration of the Dutch calendar, but remains virtually unheard of outside of the Netherlands.  However, try to have an amble along the canals on 30th April and you’ll wonder if the Dutch have been drinking … Continue reading

Unusual summer festivals around the world

[like action=like] One great thing about working with an international group of colleagues is the opportunity to learn more about other cultures.  In our office it’s common to hear cries of, ‘ciao, ragazzi’ and ‘uitbuiken!’ in between discussions over the … Continue reading