25 Jul

International Festival of Photojournalism Perpignan 2013

From the August 31 – September 15, 2013 the French town of Perpignan will be hosting the biggest international festival of photojournalism. The International Festival of Photojournalism attracts more than 230,000 visitors, and draws 3,000 professional photojournalists, press agents and photography agencies to Perpignan’s atmospheric streets. The festival first took place in Perpignan in 1989


21 Jul

Festival Interceltique de Lorient 2013

Festival Interceltique de Lorient – Because the Celts certainly know how to party! More than 700,000 people will descend upon the town of Lorient this August in a declaration of unification between the people of Brittany. The Festival Interceltique has been going since 1971 and is one of Europe’s biggest festivals. From Galicia to Scotland, much



11 Jun
Avignon festival 2012

The Avignon festival 2012

The Avignon “In” Festival 2012 – Want to be in the “in” crowd this summer? Then head on down to Avignon and join in the cavalry. From July 7 to July 28 for an entirety of three weeks, the city of Avignon will be pumping up the volume and putting on one of Europe’s biggest shows





20 Nov

Trippettes Feast of Barjols in Provence

January’s Trippettes Feast of Barjols, in Provence. January may not be the most ‘conventional’ month to embark on your travels, but why not initiate your year’s travel itinerary with an experience like no other? Since 1350, the citizens of Barjols have celebrated the ‘Tripettes Feast of Barjols’ in the Provence region of France. This bizarre


16 Nov

The Nice Carnival 2012

The Nice Carnival 2012 – Shake off winter blues in one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan of cities. Winters on the French Riviera are never that harsh, in fact compared to much of Europe; winter on the Cote d’Azur is mild, blessed with cloudless blue skies and star-studded nights. Given its privileged winter climate, a trip