Travel Event Calendar

 

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Mar 21 – May 10 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 in the southern regions of Japan begin to flower first in late March. The flowers open in Tokyo around early April. Finally they blossoms flower in the most northern region of…
Apr 10 – Apr 13 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 13 – Apr 16 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 23 – May 3 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 23 – May 23 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…
Apr 26 – Apr 27 all-day
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  Koningsdag or King’s Day, is an old tradition that celebrates the birth of the King or Queen of the Netherlands. 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 7 – May 8 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 10 – May 11 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 12 – May 16 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 15 – May 17 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 21 – May 24 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 22 – Jul 21 all-day
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The White Nights Festival is a combination of classical ballet, opera and orchestral performances. The festival is called White Nights because during this period the night sky is bright. St Petersburg’s northern topography results in…
Jun 12 – Jul 12 all-day
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  The Euro football tournament is a fantastic event for football lovers. Every 4 years, it takes place in a different European country.  The awesome thing is that it occurs two years after each World…
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 21 – Jun 22 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 24 – Jun 28 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 27 – Jul 4 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 27 – Jul 19 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…
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 12 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 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 4 – Jul 5 all-day
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  4th of July or Independence Day celebrates the day the United States declared its independence from the British. This is a national public holiday in the United States.   The first week of July…
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 17 – Jul 26 all-day
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  Tomorowland Belgium is one of the largest music festivals in Europe. The organisers always outdo the previous year by upgrading the stages, props, pyrotechnics and artistic constructions each year. The best of the best electric…
Jul 19 – Jul 28 all-day
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  Boryeong Mud Festival attracts the largest number of international visitors. It is  South Korea’s answer to La Tomatina. If you don’t mind getting dirty and rolling around in mud like a pig, then this…
Jul 22 – Jul 26 all-day
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  San Diego Comic-Con is an annual gathering for lovers of comics and is the largest comic festival in the world. People dress up in their favourite superhero or villain costume. Their are various franchises…
Jul 24 – Aug 9 all-day
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The Olympics is the most watched sporting event in the world. It is held every four years in a different country, which makes the event even more special. Japan will be hosting the Summer Olympics…
Aug 7 – Aug 31 all-day
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For the entire month of August, Edinburgh is magically transformed into the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest festival in the world. The festival covers a wide range of performances including cabaret,…