Events & Festivals

    What’s Happening on Australia Day 2014

    Your Australia Day Social Planner The Australia Day long weekend holds a special place in the hearts of Aussies – as well as helping us through the January back-to-work slump, it provides a good excuse to beat our chests about this great land of ours. From beer can throwing to rubber ducky races, there are […]

    New York. New excitement.

    New York… New York… where the entertainment never sleeps! You’ll be shocked and surprised with enough eye opening spectacles, on and off the stage, to fill your moments and memories for years to come. Dim the lights. Raise your expectations. More amusing than Miley Cyrus keeping her clothes on, there’s a tremendous live theatre revival […]

    Hong Kong’s fun hot spots

    Grab your chopsticks and let’s go quick sticks. Right now there’s a huge menu of odd and exciting spots to satiate your sights, as well as your taste buds. Here are a few suggestions: Hong Kong is the perfect city for all things amazing. For starters, there’s the adrenalin of Happy Valley horse racing. Action […]

    10 Must-See Holy Cities in Asia

    A holy city transcends mere religion or even spirituality. At its core, a venerable holy place provides magnificent insights into other cultures and traditions. Count these ten among the best of the best.

    Best April Festivals in the World

    We gushed over March’s global festival offerings a scant for weeks ago but, now, faced with April’s heady tidings, we’re champing at the bit. April begins by making fools out of us all but the month where seasons pivot and turn is a gamechanger in terms of events, festivals and processions the world over. We’ve […]

    Best March Festivals Around the World

    Our contenders for top global festival month were, at one point in time and for a variety of reasons, July, December and February. But then, in conducting research for this post, we started to dig up some choice events in the month of March. Turns out the third month of the year is a pretty […]

    12 Oscars Hot Spots in Los Angeles

    The 85th Academy Awards take place this Sunday, February 24 and the big question on everyone’s minds – other than whether host Seth MacFarlane will out-offensive Ricky Gervais – is: where the party at? We, so in the know as usual, may just have a few ideas. With that, discover twelve top L.A. hot spots […]

    Sydney Mardi Gras 2013

    They may call it Mardi Gras but the Southern Hemisphere’s foremost LGBTIQ pride parade and festival perseveres way past Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. Sydney Mardi Gras, in fact, is one of the premier festivals on the planet – period – and lasts just shy of a full month. Sydney Mardi Gras 2013 is a […]