Posts Tagged "Festivals"

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(English) A warm welcome awaits at these LGBT-friendly cities!

(English) After the recent controversy at the Sochi Olympics, we’ve picked out 5 cities where it’s always OK to fly that rainbow flag high!

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(English) Celebrate Fireworks Night in the UK

(English) Whirring Catherine wheels, fizzing sparklers, squealing screamers, exploding rockets and crackling bonfires all dance in the dark on and around 5 November in the UK.

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(English) Places to be seen this Halloween

Halloween has come a long way since the Celts celebrated the date as a transition from summer to winter. This year, don’t limit yourself to dressing up in a tacky costume, carving a wonky smile onto a pumpkin, and answering the door to a plague of irritating trick or treaters – head to some truly spooky dwellings, wild street parties or ghoulish haunts around the world instead. Here’s HI’s guide to the eeriest, and coolest, places to be seen this Halloween.

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(English) The HI guide to Oktoberfest

(English) Get ready for over two weeks of lederhosen-wearing men, barmaids trussed up in dirndls enthusiastically serving up frothy steins of Bavarian beer, traditional German food and oom-pah bands all from the atmospheric confines of a hop-scented beer tent.

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(English) Autumn festivals in Ireland

(English) Whether your great-aunt Maeve is Irish, you’ve always wanted to experience Irish culture, or you just want to head over for the ‘craic’ (fun), this year is the time to head over to Ireland. With so many events happening this autumn in the Emerald Isle, we’ve rounded up some of the best for you.

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(English) Your Prague and Krakow Travel Guide from HI Hostels

(English) Explore Prague and Kraków: two stunning world heritage cities in central Europe.

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(English) How to see New York City on a budget

(English) Summer time is here; it is time for bikinis, beer, and best of all, travel. For some people summer means a break from school, and for others, it’s an excuse for an extended vacation from work. Regardless, it is the most highly anticipated season of the year. If you make your way to The Big Apple and are looking to find some things to do in NYC without breaking the bank, we’ve got the best itinerary for you.

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(English) 4 things you should know about Ireland

Ci spiace, ma questo articolo è disponibile soltanto in English.

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(English) Unique festivals around the world

(English) Do you fancy making your travel experience a little out of ordinary this year? Are you fed up with your rather quiet and uneventful holiday? Then, perhaps it might be worth trying to plan your trip around one of the most unique festivals around the globe. For your inspiration, we have highlighted these extremely unusual venues which can provoke various feelings ranging from joy, shock, pleasure…

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(English) ARTish in Ljubljana: Festival of Creativity & Exhibition of Arts and Crafts

(English) The ARTish festival, held in Ljubljana every last Saturday of the month, features a selling exhibition of original works by Slovenian creators.

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