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The Alentejo Festival of Food & Wine

The Alentejo is a beguilingly beautiful rural region of diverse landscapes, from sweeping plains, cork forests and rocky hills, to sandy coves, olive groves and vineyards.

Bringing Tirolean hospitality to the Keswick Mountain Festival 2014

Bringing Tirolean hospitality to the Keswick Mountain Festival 2014

For the third year running, the Tirol Tourist Board will be one of the main sponsors at the Keswick Mountain Festival, taking place from Thursday 15th – Sunday 18th May 2014.

Festival to save family time from extinction

Festival to save family time from extinction

A Scottish wildlife festival is hoping to save family time from extinction and encourage future generations to protect the natural environment. With over 100 family-friendly wildlife events - many free and most hosted by local wildlife guides and experts - the Dumfries & Galloway Wild Spring Festival (5 April to 5 May) is addressing recent findings published by news agency 72 Point which show that the average family in the UK manages just 36 minutes of quality time together a day.

‘Warwick Folk Festival’ to celebrate its 35th year!

‘Warwick Folk Festival’ to celebrate its 35th year!

The highly successful and popular Warwick Folk Festival will celebrate its 35th year when it returns to Warwick School this summer.

Holidaymakers can do Cannes with Eurocamp

For anyone wanting to join the film industry’s elite for the 67th Cannes Film Festival this May, a break with Eurocamp offers the ideal way to get in on the action - with seven nights staying at the outdoor holiday specialist’s nearby Cap Esterel holiday village from just £530 per party.

Top 5 alternative European carnivals in 2014

Top 5 alternative European carnivals in 2014

It’s that time of year again; Carnival season is underway, promising raucous parties, fantastic food and loud laughter – not to mention a questionable costume or two. 2014 isn’t the year to stand squashed amongst the crowds in Notting Hill but rather the year to enjoy the carnivals that were a secret to you until now.

Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Taiwan with the 24th annual Lantern Festival

Taiwan is currently preparing for a month of exciting celebrations ahead of Chinese New Year, the country’s most important and widely celebrated festival.

Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

One of the world's most spectacular maritime events is attracting vessels - and spectators - from across the globe with more than 35 magnificent sailing ships already signed up for this summer's historic Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta.

10 things you need to know about celebrating Prince Edward Island, Canada

10 things you need to know about celebrating Prince Edward Island, Canada

Make a beeline for Canada's smallest province as it commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference in a series of major festivals.

Scottish Snowdrop Festival returns

Scottish Snowdrop Festival returns

The much-loved Scottish Snowdrop Festival is to return this February with events running from 01 February to 16 March 2014. One of the first key festivals in the Homecoming Scotland 2014 calendar, visitors can experience this delicate bloom in a variety of stunning locations across the country.

Food, festivals and natural phenomenon in the Faroes

For such a small destination, the newly-branded Faroe Islands present a range of experiences for the curious traveller.

War Child and Tune Hotels announce line up for "Tune Up" festival tour

War Child and Tune Hotels announce the line-ups for their upcoming live shows across the UK. The “TuneUp” festivals showcase the country’s brightest new live music talent in four major cities; London, Brighton, Manchester and Edinburgh.

Jasper puts one of its 'star' attractions in the spotlight with Dark Sky Festival

Jasper puts one of its 'star' attractions in the spotlight with Dark Sky Festival

You may not expect to discover some of the World's most sought-after nightlife in an untamed mountain town with a population of only 5000, but Jasper nightlife is nothing less than unique - we're talking about the nightlife of the stars!

The Taiwan Cycling Festival

The Taiwan Cycling Festival

Since it debuted in 2010, the Taiwan Cycling Festival has continued to bring together world-renowned cycling teams for a weekend of top-class international racing as they compete for the coveted 'Taiwan Cup.'

Essential eleventh hour travel guide for Oktoberfest

Cost savvy Brits wanting to book an eleventh hour trip to Munich for Oktoberfest don’t need to worry about the impact of airfares on their wallet as a price analysis, carried out by travel comparison website Kayak.co.uk, shows that flight costs can decrease by as much as 29 per cent during the second week of the festival.