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Travel Back to Medieval Times

Every day in some of our destinations can feel like going back in time but these medieval festivals and re-enactments amp up the atmosphere.

A conductor before the choirs

Estonia’s Fondest Festival

The epitome of Estonian culture and zenith of the national calendar, Estonia’s Song Festival is held in Tallinn in early July every five years, attracting crowds of 100,000. Over the course of two concerts, 35,000 singers (from over 1,000 choirs) perform. Hearing them all sing at once is a truly … Read More

A Cultural Wonder: The Dubrovnik Summer Festival

Founded as a theater festival in 1950, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival quickly became one of the region’s largest cultural events. Running from July 10 to August 25 every year, the daily performances range from theatrical plays to classical and folk music, from contemporary dance to ballet. With its open-air stages … Read More

Parade in traditional Lithuanian Song Celebration

A Worthwhile Wait: The Baltic Song and Dance Festivals

The largest events held in the Baltic States are the UNESCO-listed song and dance festivals held in mid-summer every five years in Estonia and Latvia, and four years in Lithuania. These mass performances were at the center of the Baltic national awakenings, and remain pivotal events. With hundreds of choirs … Read More

FoodParade 2016

Prague, a Feast of Festivals

We’re going to let you into a little secret. Praguers have a lot more fun things going on than they usually tell tourists about. We however think our guests deserve to know all about the festivals and events they would otherwise miss out on. The Old Town center of Prague … Read More

Wonderful Wroclaw: European Capital of Culture 2016

It’s no secret that we love Wroclaw, Poland. This gorgeous little city has an atmosphere all its own, and everyone who has traveled here with us has returned with tales of local charm. And now it seems the world has picked up on Poland’s best-kept secret, because Wroclaw has been selected as … Read More

European Fall Festival Guide 2015

Autumn is a gorgeous time to visit Europe. Crowds have thinned, sunny days are still a possibility, and the locals are back from their summer holidays, giving cities a more lived-in vibe. Plus, cultural calendars are bursting with events after the summer shutdown. Here’s a roundup of some of the … Read More

The Venice Biennale 2015

From art to dance; architecture to film – the Venice Biennale is a showstopper of an event. Running in 2015 from May 9-November 22, the theme of All the World’s Futures has offered creative types myriad ways to express themselves. The Biennale dates back to 1895, when it was limited … Read More

Pilsen, Czech Republic: 2015 Capital of Culture

Each year in Europe, two ‘capitals of culture’ are named. The idea originated back in the 1980s to bring together European nations and are a wonderful way for lesser known cities to promote their culture and traditions. They are also positive economically thanks to infrastructure improvements and a boost in … Read More

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