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  • Adventure stag weekends

    Some blokes are more into having a great adventure, than spending their entire stag do drinking to the point of oblivion! For some men, one last getaway with the guys means one last real adventure; one they can remember for a lifetime. Of course, it would …

  • Amsterdam King’s Day

    If there’s only one thing I could say about Amsterdam’s King’s Day, it’s that it is very, very orange. Thankfully, I’ve more than enough room to introduce you to this delightful Dutch event, formerly known as Queen’s Day because, well, they celebrated a Q…

  • Amsterdam National Restaurant Week

    Historically a nation of traders, building their wealth by traversing the seven seas, the Dutch are as fond of their food as they are of their rich cultural heritage. Their seafaring golden age of the 17th century not only introduced Europe to a panoply of…

  • Amsterdam's Open Monuments Day

    Every year, Amsterdam’s Open Monuments Day flings open the doors of – well, Amsterdam’s monuments. But these aren’t just any old monuments – these are important buildings dripping in the grand details of history and heritage, usually closed to the public …

  • August Holidays

    It's no surprise to hear that August is the busiest holiday month of the year. Resorts are hot, children are on holiday, and families and couples everywhere take their annual fortnight in the sun. Of course, such ideal conditions mean holidays become more …

  • Berlin Christmas Markets

    Berlin has long been known as the home of the traditional Christmas. Many of the traditions we have today around the festive holiday originate in Germany and were popularised in the UK by Queen Victoria, like decorating a Christmas tree at home. Across Eur…

  • Brazil Events and Festivals

    Whether celebrating their cuisine and culture, marking the anniversary of a religious date, or donning elaborate costumes for street-side revelry, the Brazilians know how to party! Indeed, events and festivals take place year-round throughout Brazil, and a…

  • Burns night in Edinburgh

    Although born in Ayrshire, Robert Burns made his way to Edinburgh in 1786 at the age of 27. A year later, Scotland’s national poet saw the Edinburgh edition of Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish dialect published. If you’re thinking about celebrating Burns Nig…

  • Celebrate the Midsummer Eve with style

    The Midsummer Eve celebrations have been occurring since pre-Christian times. There is always a certain magic to Midsummer festivals, from the Midsummer Carnivals of Ireland to the revelries of the Finnish Midsummer, from the bonfires of French celebration…

  • Cheap Hen Weekends

    Just because times are a little tough, it doesn't mean the bride-to-be should go without an exemplary hen weekend. There are plenty of destinations that are easily accessible from the UK, replete with low plane fares and private accommodation that is affor…