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17 of the BEST Winter Music Festivals in the World

Looks like summer is off, so let’s take a look at the best winter music festivals around the world shall we? Admittedly, out of the 60 festivals in 22 countries I’ve been to, not many of the festivals have been in winter. Looks like 2020 could be the year to change that!  Think ‘festivals’ and …

The Importance of Festivals for Society

The importance of festivals to culture and society cannot be trivialised. It’s easy to think festivals are just about a bunch of privileged people in a field drinking cider and dancing – and yes, those festivals are great – but the layers of significant cultural importance that make up even those festivals represent a long …

Festivals Still Happening in 2020 (For Now)

This is an absolutely devastating year for festivals. It was when the cancellation for SXSW and postponement of Coachella came through that I really started to stand up and take notice of this virus, and began to realise the full impact it was having on the world. That was over a week ago now, and …

The Biggest Festivals in the Philippines

Going to a festival in the Philippines is a great way to gain a quick insight into a fascinating culture. If the beach bum life on one of the Philippines’ beautiful islands starts to wear, there are loads of festivals that the Asian country hosts each year. Granted a lot of them are religion-based but …

11 Great Festivals in Vietnam to Time Your Trip By

There are some great festivals in Vietnam to explore while you’re in the country. Time your trip to coincide with one of Vietnam’s festivals and you’ll get a unique insight into the culture and traditions that have made up the celebration as you see it today.  Some of these festivals are celebrated across Vietnam, particularly …

22 Cool Festivals on the Isle of Wight

For a small(ish) island, there are so many festivals on the Isle of Wight for us to enjoy. Just a mile off the coast of England, the Isle of Wight is one of my favourite places in the country, and their festival game is bang on.  Of course the world famous Isle of Wight festival …

The 11 Most Important Festivals in India

Fun fact: India has over 1.2 billion people and is the second largest population in the world. That’s a lot of people who want to celebrate. So, there are some biiiig festivals in India! The diversity across the 29 states of India is perhaps why no place quite does a festival like India. Whether it’s …

49 Best World Festivals for Your Festival Bucket List

The best world festivals can be the top way of experiencing somewhere new. At a festival you get to sample the local cultural traditions in one place, you can mingle with the locals, and see their twist on festival fun. Festivals don’t all have to be welly-wearing, rain dodging affairs – and you can actually …

10 Best Festivals in Bulgaria to Party At

So many great festivals in Bulgaria for you to enjoy. We just don’t know enough about them! From rock to opera, to bagpipes, to film and the more traditional Bulgarian cultural offerings, there are festivals to enjoy year round in Bulgaria. As well as festivals in Bulgaria, tourists can enjoy sea or ski vacations, city …

10 Different UK Music Festivals for 2019

I asked a few of my favourite travel bloggers to name their ‘top UK music festival for 2019′. Y’know, just in case you’re looking for a little inspiration for which festivals to go to this year. So far for me, I’ve just got Glastonbury booked in for 2019 and that’s it, so I was intrigued …

19 Festivals Like Burning Man, But Cheaper and More Unique

There are plenty of festivals like Burning Man you can go to without having to spend a year planning and two weeks in the desert. Here are a few to shake your glitter at… Burning Man is a bit of a legend in the festival world. When I tell people I blog about festivals, around …

Festivals

I love a festival. As the UK’s longest standing festival blogger, I’ve been to 60 different festivals in 22 countries. Have a browse of my experiences for top festival advice, and tips on getting the most from your festival life from Glastonbury to Tomatina to Coachella. I’m always interested to hear about new festivals, and to revisit …

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