Tag Archives: Events

Learn How to Haggle Like a Local

Haggling is expected in many cultures. In Europe, they expect you to negotiate prices at markets, shops, and street vendors. This is just common practice among the locals and visitors must do the same. But, many tourists are unfamiliar with the art of haggling. While common to hear the friendly banter of high and low ball pricing in the streets, never use this tactic at modern stores or shopping malls. You can bargain for goods, but food and outdoor produce markets do not haggle. They offer ... read more

How to Combat Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness can strike anytime you move to a higher elevation too quickly.  The number one way to combat altitude sickness is to allow your body to adjust gradually to higher elevations. If you don't, you risk suffering from one of the three types of altitude sickness listed below. Acute Mountain Sickness is common and feels like a mild hangover.   High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) is life-threatening build-up of fluid in the lungs.   High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) is als ... read more

How to Spend the Summer in France and Never Get Bored

Have you ever stayed somewhere long-term and found yourself in a rut, doing the same things repeatedly? Don’t get bogged down in sensory overload. Instead, follow our tips on how to spend the Summer in France and never get bored. Start a Conversation The best thing to do is start a conversation with anyone and everyone you meet. Friendliness will go a long way towards forging new relationships and learning about the local culture, customs, and events. These spontaneous conversations may ... read more

Tour the Year-Round Party in Lviv, the Cultural Capital of Ukraine

Welcome to Lviv, the cultural capital of Ukraine with contemporary to classical art and everything in between these styles. Festivals abound year round and tourists become regulars, returning month after month to soak in the culture and delicacies. If this sounds like an intriguing adventure to you, you’re not alone. But like many who visit this cultural hotspot, you may not know where to begin. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with four tours that will help you get a taste of everyth ... read more

Accommodation for Eurovision 2015

That time when Europe unites through the love of music and each country sends a favored artist to compete in the most beloved song contest in the history: The Eurovision Song Contest! the Grand Finale is going to be held on May 23.Fans from all over the globe will flock to the Finale to cheer on their favorite artist.  Before they can do that, however, the question permeating their minds in the next few months will be, "Where will we stay?" It has been proven that hotel costs can be extr ... read more

A Month of Festivals: Edinburgh

Who isn’t aware of the glorious past and cultural richness of England? Proud Englishmen never lose the chance to cherish and boast about it to the world; we saw the glimpse of it in the opening ceremony of Olympics 2012. Hats off to Danny Boyle But there’s only so much you can show in few hours’ ceremony. If you missed that great show of Britain’s talent and creativity, don’t worry, chances are never lost. You can catch up on it at Edinburgh’s world famous August festive spree.  Red ... read more

World Outgames Coming to Copenhagen

The city of Copenhagen is already gearing up to host the World Outgames in July 2009. The Outgames is a major sporting event for the gay and lesbian community and also a human rights conference and cultural celebration. Copenhagen's reputation as a tolerant and fun city helped it win the bid to host the Outgames and Scandinavia's excellent record of gender equality and respect further qualifies the region to host an event of this magnitude. The city anticipates over 6,000 athletic participants ... read more

Copenhagen Fashion Week

[caption id="attachment_76" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Copenhagen Fashion Week[/caption]   Two times a year, it becomes very difficult to find accommodation in Copenhagen. It is because of the Copenhagen Fashion Week which seems to be extreemly popular. Professional, passionate or fashion victim, you’ll definitely find your place in Copenhagen during the August 06th to 10th Fashion week. Wrapping up twice a year (February and August), the fashion hub of Scandinavia b ... read more

Reykjavik Culture Night - August 23rd

The Reykjavik Culture night will be held for the 13th time this year. It is a festive cultural experience that all citizens of Reykjavik collectively enjoy and create. It has become an essential part of cultural life in Iceland with tens of thousands of people strolling the streets Reykjavik. The Cultural Night offers the chance to enjoy a variety of activities ranging from traditional shows and exhibitions to more unusual happenings. Number of cultural institutes such as galleries, ateliers, sh ... read more