Travel Event Calendar

 

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Nov 1 2017 – Feb 28 2018 all-day
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The beautiful light display of the Aurora Borealis is a result of charged particles from the sun reacting with gaseous particles of our atmosphere. This natural event is also known as Northern Lights in countries from…
Jan 5 – Feb 25 all-day
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  The colourful lit buildings you see are made entirely of ice. Multicolour lights are used to light up the ice sculptures. How freaking amazing is that! They can be found at the largest winter…
Feb 9 – Feb 25 all-day
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Not to be mistaken for its northern arch nemesis of Pyongyang, Pyeongchang is a mountainous county in South Korea. Come February 2018, South Korea will be hosting its first ever Winter Olympic Games. Around 3000 athletes…
Feb 15 – Feb 21 all-day
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  Chinese New Year is the celebration of the new year based on the Chinese lunar calendar. The calendar is based on a 12 year cycle with an animal representing each year. 2018 is the…
Mar 2 – Mar 4 all-day
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  Holi which is also known as the festival of colours, is a Hindu festival. The festival originated around the start of Spring, and is a tribute to the vibrancy of life that Spring brings.…
Mar 2 – Mar 3 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…
Mar 16 – Mar 19 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 22 – May 13 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…
Mar 23 – Mar 26 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…
Mar 30 – Apr 2 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…
Apr 4 – May 6 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…
Apr 13 – Apr 22 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, Coachella…
Apr 13 – Apr 15 all-day
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Songkran is Thailand’s new year celebration. The event is based on the Hindu/Buddhist calendar. The use of water symbolises the washing away of bad luck. An important ritual of Songkran is for a younger person…
Apr 27 – Apr 28 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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  Rice is a staple diet of many Asian countries. Therefore rice terraces play a crucial role in cultivating this food source. Filipinos understand the importance of rice terraces that they have it on their money.…
May 8 – May 12 all-day
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  Eurovision is a 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 to…
May 10 – May 11 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, but in different years. Vesak Day…
May 13 – May 14 all-day
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  Mother’s Day is the day you thank you mother for putting up with you :). Mother’s sacrifice a lot for their children which sometimes do go unappreciated. You spent 9 months in her womb,…
May 15 – Jun 14 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 18 – May 20 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 and set designs.   The original venue is in Las Vegas. The brand also hosts several…
May 24 – May 28 all-day
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The Monaco Grand Prix is the ultimate bucket list item for Formula 1 race enthusiasts. Of the 22 race destinations, Monaco is one of three street circuits. The narrow circuit provides a picturesque view into Monaco’s…
Jun 14 – Jul 15 all-day
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  The FIFA World Cup or the World Cup is a football/soccer tournament held between the qualified countries of the world. This event takes place every four years in a new region of the world.  Russia…
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…
Jun 17 – Jun 18 all-day
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  Father’s Day is a day of celebrating what your father has done for you. The actual date of Father’s Day varies from country to country. The majority of countries celebrate this occasion on the…
Jun 27 – Jun 29 all-day
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  Batala 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 30 – Jul 7 all-day
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Credit:  Stiig Hougesen Roskilde 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 traditions of…
Jul 1 – Sep 30 all-day
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  The African Wildlife Migration occurs from July to September each year. Over a million strong population of wildebeests, zebras and antelopes start their long trek. The animals travel north from Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains, to…
Jul 2 – Jul 15 all-day
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  Wimbledon is the most prestigious sporting event. The traditions in a nutshell are; the players must be dressed in white, play on grass courts which are free from advertising, whilst royals and celebrities watch…
Jul 6 – Jul 14 all-day
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  San Fermin or the Running of the Bulls, is a 9 day festival which celebrates the city’s first bishop Saint Fermin. Legend has it that Saint Fermin was sentenced to death because of his catholic beliefs.…
Jul 7 – Jul 29 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…