Travel Event Calendar

 

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Nov 1 2018 – Feb 28 2019 all-day
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The Aurora Borealis is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The beautiful light display is a result of charged particles from the sun reacting with gaseous particles of our atmosphere. This natural event…
Jan 5 – Feb 28 all-day
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The colourful buildings you see are made entirely of ice. Multicolour lights are used to light up the ice sculptures. How freaking amazing is that! Visit the incredible ice sculptures at the largest winter festival…
Feb 16 – Mar 5 all-day
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Get your masquerade masks and frilly costumes for Venice Carnival! The first Carnival in Venice was held in 1162. The event was founded to be a fun and merry occasion for adults. Wearing a mask…
Feb 19 – Feb 20 all-day
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  The Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival is famous for the sky lanterns illuminating the night sky. This a spectacular event for everyone’s bucket list.   Before the start of spring, locals would write down their prayers…
Feb 22 – Mar 5 all-day
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  Mardi Gras is New Orleans’ biggest event. The elaborate and colourful parades start off in the Uptown area, and finish in the French Quarter. Mardi Gras is technically the day before the beginning of Lent.…
Mar 1 – Mar 9 all-day
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  Rio Carnival is a truly invigorating experience with locals and tourists having the time of their lives. It is usually on everyone’s “parties to attend before you die” list.   Rio De Janiero and Salvador…
Mar 14 – Mar 18 all-day
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St Patrick’s Day falls on the 17th of March. However it is celebrated from the 16 to 19 in the Irish capital city of Dublin. This makes it the best place to celebrate St Patrick’s…
Mar 21 – Mar 22 all-day
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  Holi or the festival of colours, is a Hindu festival. The festival originates at the start of Spring, and is a tribute to the vibrancy of life that Spring brings. As a result colour…
Mar 21 – May 19 all-day
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Keukenhof is famous for its colourful rows of tulips. Tulips have a fascinating story in the Dutch history. The tulips first arrived from Turkey. In 1637 there was an incredibly high demand for tulips which resulted in…
Mar 25 – May 4 all-day
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  The Cherry Blossoms of Japan flower during late March and early May. During spring, the trees only flower for a short span of days which makes this a special event. This website provides the latest and…
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day
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  Ultra Music Festival is an electronic music festival in downtown Miami. This provides the festival with a city feel. In comparison other music festivals are held in more remote areas. The festival coincides around…
Apr 12 – Apr 21 all-day
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  Coachella is a music festival with a melting pot of genres, featuring artists from the alternative, electronic, hip hop and indie rock scene. The first first event was held in 1999. Over the years,…
Apr 13 – Apr 15 all-day
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  Songkran is Thailand’s new year celebration and is known as the largest water fight in the world. The event is based on the Hindu/Buddhist calendar. The name Songkran comes from a Sanskrit word meaning passing…
Apr 19 – Apr 22 all-day
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The Easter public holiday commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It begins with Good Friday and goes to Easter Monday. This means it is a 4 day long weekend for countries which observe…
Apr 26 – May 5 all-day
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The New Orleans Jazz Festival (shortened to Jazzfest) is the world premiere Jazz festival. Jazz is said to be born in New Orleans. It has a combination of African and European influences. So pay homage to…
Apr 26 – Apr 27 all-day
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  Koningsdag or King’s Day for non Dutch speakers, is an old tradition that celebrates the birth of the King or Queen. When the Queen was in power this event was known as Queen’s Day. During…
May 1 – May 31 all-day
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  In 1995, UNESCO world heritage listed the Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras. Among the 5 heritage listed rice terraces, the Batad Rice Terraces are said to be the most picturesque. So prioritise your visit…
May 5 – Jun 4 all-day
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  Ramadan is an Islamic tradition observed by Muslims around the world. Practicing Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and engaging in sexual activities during daylight hours. Everything is fair game once the sun sets. At…
May 12 – May 13 all-day
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  Mother’s Day is the day you thank you mother for putting up with you :). Mothers’ sacrifice a lot for their children which sometimes do go unappreciated. You spent 9 months in her womb,…
May 14 – May 18 all-day
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Eurovision is a glorious and one of a kind singing contest between the countries in Europe. Australia is the exception as it has repeatedly received a guest invite to participate. No one has the heart…
May 17 – May 19 all-day
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  Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is the grand daddy of all music festivals. EDC delivers the most extravagant lighting displays, set designs with spectacular fireworks and laser lights. Furthermore it is the largest music festival in…
May 19 – May 20 all-day
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Vesak Day or Buddha Day is the most important date of Buddhism.  The day marks the occasion for Buddha being born, achieving enlightenment and dying on the same date. However note all these milestones are…
May 25 – May 26 all-day
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The Monaco Grand Prix is the ultimate bucket list item for Formula 1 race enthusiasts. Monte Carlo is a a rich person’s playground. The glamorous city attracts expensive yachts and luxury boats.   Monaco Grand Prix…
May 30 – Jul 15 all-day
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  The 12th Cricket World Cup takes place in England and Wales. 10 countries will go to battle for the most prestigious trophy in cricket. The Cricket World Cup is based on the one day…
Jun 15 – Aug 15 all-day
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The endlessly mesmerising rows of purple with the fragrant aroma, make the Lavender fields of Provence a hit with the human senses. Lavender is used to make perfume and is known for its proven ability…
Jun 16 – Jun 17 all-day
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  Father’s Day is a day of celebrating what your father has done for you. It is a unique opportunity for Dads and kids to learn more about each other.   The actual date of…
Jun 26 – Jun 30 all-day
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  Glastonbury is a festival that everyone should do at least once in their life. After taking a year off for land management, Glastonbury is back in action!   Glastonbury is the largest festival in…
Jun 28 – Jun 29 all-day
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  Batalla del Vino is known as the Haro Wine Battle. The central focus of this festival is the full on wine fights where you try to soak everyone in red wine! It is hosted in…
Jun 29 – Jul 6 all-day
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Credit:  Stiig Hougesen   Roskilde Festival is one of the greatest rock and roll festivals in the world. It was founded in 1971 by Mogens Sandfær and Jesper Switzer Møller, and Carl Fischer. One of the…
Jun 29 – Jul 21 all-day
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  The most riveting cycling event on Earth is the Tour de France. The event is held predominantly over various cities, towns and countryside of France. It has made brief appearances in the neighbouring countries…