Amazing and crazy festivals around the world

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 Do you love traveling and love to experience some of the most amazing festivals around the world then have a look below.

 

Holland- Kings day

  

27th of April

Kingsday  is the biggest celebration in Holland and Amsterdam is the place to be.

Amsterdam attracts many visitors from all over Holland and other countries for the day. Nobody works on Kings day (unless you work in a bar) and the center of Amsterdam is traffic free for the whole day, making it one big playground. Enjoy the best DJ´s on the big squares or roam the streets and enjoy  live music, performances and street food on every corner.

Where to stay?

Right in the middle of the center is hotel V Nesplein, It´s a trendy hotel in  the perfect location and the prices are reasonable to.



Germany-Oktoberfest

19 September – 4 Oktober

Beer, sausages and woman in Bavarian dresses, it’s the biggest beer festival in the world.

Where to stay?

Hotel Bavaria, right next to the  square with the large beer tents, if you like something a little more out of the way from the square Derag living hotel is a good choice, they are both small trendy  hotels.


 

 

India-Holi


  

23 th of March

Festival of colors and love. A reminder of the symbolic victory of good over evil. It start with a bonfire the night before with people dancing and singing and the next day everyone friends, strangers, rich and poor play chase, dance and color each other on the streets.

Where to stay?

Taj Exotica is a fantastic complex with a large pool and a spa right on the beach.

If you won´t be able to travel to India, Ibiza does some Holi festivals at  Benimussa park during the summer months.


 

 

Thailand-Songkran


    

13-15 th  of April

The biggest water fight, let your inner child come out. Its the New Year Celebration and the traditional water pouring is meant as a symbol of washing away all of their sins and bad luck. And it is so welcoming in one of the hottest months of the year.

Where to stay?

Its always great to be in a busy town or a city, Chiang Mai is a great choise, and Log Home Boutique is a comfortable and affordable boutique hotel in the center of Chiang Mai. When traveling with children i would say Joy´s house is a good choice.


 

 

Thailand,Full moon party

    

In Koh phangan – Haadrin they celebrate the famous Full moon parties, but due to it’s great succes they now also celebrate, 1/2 Moon and Black moon parties with the best DJ’s from around the world. This town is croweded with backpackers and party people.

Where to stay?

Dew shore Resorts in a quite area close to Thong sala town with great markets and only 10 min from the full moon party’s in Haad Rin


 
Uk-Glastonbury

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Last weekend in June.

The biggest music festival in the Uk, and probably the largest greenfield festival in the world.

Where to stay?

The majority will stay at the festival campgrounds but if you like to camp in style have a look at The pop up Hotel, next to the grounds, it´s  pretty amazing.


 

Uk- cheese roling

Ok, this is so crazy i had to share it with you guys.


 

 

Spain-Tomatina

 

Last Wednesday in August

It does not really appeal to me but if you love a bit of a food fight it’s great fun. A festival that started in 1945 with a food fight between youngsters on a parade during the fiestas and has grown into a big event with people visiting from all over.

Where to stay?

In the centre of Buñol is Posada Venta Pilar a traditional Spanish rural Guesthouse-hotel.

Or stay in Valencia and travel to Buñol for the day, Valencia Flats are super clean and modern apartments in the center of Valencia.


 

South korea- mud festival

 17-26 July

Good clean fun. In 1998, the festival started as a platform to bring awareness to the public of the quality of Boryeong mud cosmetics. The mud is high in Germanium and Bentonite which provide great benefits to our skin. website

Where to stay?

Hanwha Resort, large clean hotel with spa on the seafront of Boryeong.


 

Canada- Calgary stampede

  

3 a12 July

Get your cowboy hat and boots and join the fun, celebrating their western heritage culture, It’s the biggest fair in Canada with rodeo’s, races, music, food and so much more.

Where to stay?  

Lake view signature Inn A comfortable and  cosy hotel in between the airport and town. Or have a look at Brewster adventures for a horse riding holiday, a  real Cowboy experience


Brazil- Carnaval Rio de Janeiro , Samba paraderio 1

  

Various dates in February

One of the most spectacular and  biggest Carnival in the world with a large parade showing the most amazing floats and costumes, have a look at the website for more information and tickets.

Where to stay? 

Different to a large hotel, Casa beleza is a beautiful B&B in the Santa Teresa area in Rio, The guesthouse is beautiful with lovely gardens, spacious bedrooms and they serve a lovely breakfast.

 

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