Hogmanay is the name given to the New Year festival by the people of Scotland. We look at the origins of this, and some of the customs around it. Could the Vikings have brought it over with them?
Pollone, near Biella, near Torino in northern Italy. The end of too short a vacation with wonderful friends, good food, delicious wines & staggering views. From me: "Arrivaderci... I leave my heart".
Learn German Christmas traditions and how Christmas is celebrated in Germany.
Bauta masks are one of the traditional types worn by Carnavale attendees. These masks not only hide the visual identity of the wearer but they also change the pitch of their voice making it one of the most effective of all identity masking masks.
The medieval festival of Rochechoaurt, (or the fête Médiévale de Rochechourt), is held every year the quaint medieval town in Limousin, France. The festival, held at the foot of the magnificent medieval chateau of Rochechouart, brings to life the middle ages in song, music, craft, feasting,...
Perhaps many people consider Russians to be crazy, after-all the term Crazy Ivan refers to Russians, but are all russians truly mad or crazy? Looking at the odd Russia Videos on RU websites seems to suggest that Russians are indeed crazy.
Italy has many eternally beautiful cities, with magnificent art and architecture worth seeing. The attraction of the most classic Western civilisation, has it’s foundation in the ancient country of Italy. Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan are some of the most visited places in the whole World.
Alicante isn't just about highrise apartments and hotels. Alicante has superb inland valleys and stunning scenery. Take a peep and see just what is on offer.
Travel to Germany at Christmas time and experience a magical German Christmas with all its lovely traditions.
Highlighting some of the spectacular firework displays regularly performed on the Vendee Coast, in France during the holiday season; and an overview of Guy Fawkes night in Britain every 5th November.