Author Archive for: ‘Lisa’

Glastonbury Festival – Somerset

Glastonbury Festival – Somerset

LATE JUNE (WITH A BREAK EVERY FOUR YEARS) BETTER PACK OUR OBLIGATORY GUMBOOTS. Each year, Glastonbury makes the headlines with …

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Coachella – California

Coachella – California

TWO WEEKENDS IN APRIL. FINALLY, A FESTIVAL FOR ALL THE FORGOTTEN RICH AND FAMOUS KIDS OF CALIFORNIA. I know, right! …

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Up Helly Aa Fire Festival – Lerwick

Up Helly Aa Fire Festival – Lerwick

LAST TUESDAY IN JANUARY. IT’S WILD AND WOOLLY UP HERE ON THE SHETLAND ISLES. Which might explain this festival’s obsession …

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St Patrick’s Day – Dublin

St Patrick’s Day – Dublin

17 MARCH. LIKE THE IRISH NEED AN EXCUSE FOR A GUINNESS AND A GOOD TIME. Friday is a good excuse …

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Try An Original Pastrami Sandwich at Kat’z  Delicatessen – New York

Try An Original Pastrami Sandwich at Kat’z Delicatessen – New York

Katz’s Delicatessen (205 E. Houston St) is one of the last big delis on the Lower East Side, packing in …

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Mardi Gras – New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras – New Orleans, Louisiana

LATE FEBRUARY. SOME TOWNS JUST KNOW HOW TO THROW A GOOD PARTY. The city of New Orleans just can’t help …

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Feast of San Jeronimo – Masaya

Feast of San Jeronimo – Masaya

BEGINS 30 SEPTEMBER AND RUNS EACH WEEKEND THROUGH TO EARLY DECEMBER. THIS IS LIKE A NEVER-ENDING STREET PARTY. This party …

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Chinese New Year – Singapore

Chinese New Year – Singapore

EARLY FEBRUARY. IF IT’S CHINESE NEW YEAR WE’RE CELEBRATING WHY AREN’T WE CELEBRATING IT IN CHINA? It’s true that some …

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival

Rio de Janeiro Carnival

LATE FEBRUARY. JUST WAIT WHILE WE GRAB OUR BEDAZZLED FEATHER HEADDRESS. That’s the spirit. There’s nothing for it but to …

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Carnevale – Venice

Carnevale – Venice

LATE JANUARY TO EARLY FEBRUARY. OLD-WORLD, MASKED ELEGANCE. Aside from dapper gondoliers cruising the city’s canals, there are few images …

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