Wednesday 12 December 2012
When it comes to New Year’s Eve, people pray to get rid of worry and bad memories of the past. They make promises and resolutions. They wish for luck, love, and spiritual wholeness. They can even do very strange things to make it happen! So here’s our top 5 of the most funny, weird or freaky New Year customs, traditions and rituals practiced around Europe.
Monday 5 March 2012
Spain is a wonderful country even because its regular celebrations make it the ultimate partying place in Europe. Chances are that visiting Spain you will get involved in a celebration at any time of the year. If March is the period of your holidays, don’t miss out Valencia’s Fallas.
Monday 20 February 2012
From February 20th to 22nd, 2012, Montpellier, France, will host the 10th edition of biannual Vinisud, International Exhibition of Wines and Spirits from the south of France and the Mediterranean countries. This event is renowned as the professional exhibition of the world’s leading wine region, that is, the Mediterranean.
Monday 30 January 2012
If you waited until now for your winter holiday in the Dolomites, Dolomiti Paganella TASTE WEEK is what you need. Started January 29, and lasting until February 5, 2012, this event is a must for all lovers of Trentino’s snow and food: typical dinners every day, combined with the best wines from the region, presented by local winemakers and restaurateurs!
Thursday 26 January 2012
In the historical centre of the medieval village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio (L’Aquila), in the heart of the Gran Sasso National Park, the project for the creation of the “Albergo Diffuso” Sextantio has brought new life to a charming medieval village that was facing a problem of depopulation…
Wednesday 4 January 2012
In Ireland, January 6th is called and celebrated as Little Christmas because, until the Gregorian calendar began being used, Christmas was actually celebrated on the 6th of January, and not on the 25th of December. This day is also known as Women’s Christmas.
Friday 16 December 2011
New Year’s celebrations virtually exist in every country in the world. If you choose to be a little cultural this year and celebrate New Year’s in a different way somewhere around Europe, here are some of the most distinctive customs from all over the Old Continent on the 31 of December.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
Ireland’s Christmas traditions are not dissimilar to those found in many other western countries – shopping, gifts, food, lights and magic! However, just like everything else, the Irish do things somewhat different!