Events & Festivals

    Where to Observe Black History Month in the U.S.

    So long as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream of racial harmony proves bafflingly elusive in the United States of America, Black History Month will endure as a crucial conduit to promote cultural awareness and tolerance. Moreover, the annual February observance can be a lot of fun. With that, discover where to commune with the roots […]

    New Zealand: The Most Anticipated Events of 2013

    Whether for food and wine, adventure and sport or music and culture, New Zealand has it all on tap in 2013 – most notably this summer and autumn. With that, get the scoop on some of the best events and festivals from Southland to Northland.

    Most Bizarre Festivals in the World

    Film festivals, jazz festivals, art festivals and food festivals too normal and banal for you? Discover ten festivals that push the envelope.

    Most Important Art Fairs in the World

    They’re hip, avant-garde, experimental and progressive and unite the cognoscenti of the art world. From New York City to Hong Kong, these eleven art fairs steer the way.

    Top Christmas Markets to Visit this Year

    With the Christmas season nearly upon us, that familiar vibe is in the air once more. People are once again infused with the cheer and excitement of the traditional Christmas spirit. Nothing allows you to indulge this more than a traditional Christmas market – the home of winter merriment in the northern hemisphere.

    Best Music Festivals in the World

    Call us mad but in our humble opinion, the best music festivals in the world must share a few simple criteria: diversity, a fondness for the avant-garde, logistical ease and a commitment to sustainability. Oh and one other thing. They have to rock. With that, check out ten of the very best music festivals on […]

    Heroes of London Olympics 2012 Infographic

    The first wave of the Olympics may be over, but there’s no doubt that the air is still buzzing in the build up to the Paralympics. The host nation did exceptionally well, winning many gold medals and giving birth to several new stars in the process. The biggest Team GB fans here at HotelClub have […]

    International Foods of Autumn Moon Festival

    Mid-Autumn Festival, Moon Festival, Mooncake Festival, Zhongqiu Festival. For all intents and purposes, all one in the same. The origins of the venerable holiday cum festival stem in China, of course, where it ranks with Spring Festival and Winter Solstice in importance. As is the case with both, Mid-Autumn Festival arose from the lunar and […]