The Most unusual festivals of the world
  Was recently compiled a list of unusual events, anniversaries and holidays. 12 of the strangest events in the world: 1. The festival ’s Las Payas" (Valencia, Spain ) Fire…

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The most beautiful holiday of nature Hanami
  I already wrote that Hanami — admiring the cherry blossoms and plum is one of the favorite holidays-festivals of the Japanese. And let say that the Japanese did not…

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The Most unusual hotels in the world – under water, on wood, in the gorge and the ice

 

In anticipation of the may holidays “Newspaper.EN” offers a guide to the most unusual hotels in the world — under water, on wood, in this gorge or the old train.

Japan, capsule hotel Capsule Inn Akihabara

The Japanese with their inherent minimalism was invented and created a capsule hotel Capsule Inn Akihabara . where you can spend the night in special cells arranged in two rows one above the other. Each cell (average size 2×1×1 m) placed bed, hanging TV, radio. Sleeping space in the capsule is very similar to the top shelf in a train compartment. Shoes and things are kept separately in the lockers, shared toilet. The first capsule hotels in the country appeared in the late 1970s, but the popularity is still not lost.

Price: from 2000–3000 yen/day (€14–21).

Austria, hotel Rogner Bad Blumau by Hundertwasser project

The friedensreich Hundertwasser — the famous Austrian architect, painter and just daring people. His ideas are eco-friendly and simple. Colorful buildings with domes and fairy ceramic facades hiding in the hills. On the roofs of trees, shrubs and grasses. Hundertwasser house in an amazing way like Continue reading

Top 10 interesting and crazy festivals around the world

 

The Pilgrimage Of The Gypsies, France

Saintes-Maries-de-La-Mer is a historical city and a place of pilgrimage in southern France. Crowds of pilgrims from all over the world come to see the relics of the three saints Mary Magdalene, Mary Salome and Mary Jacob. Black woman Saint Sarah, the patron Saint of the Gypsies, according to rumors, was a housemaid Mary Three.

Gypsies from all over the world come here, may 24th, the date, expected date of her arrival in France in 42 ad. Thousands of people carry the statue into the sea, repeating her arrival on the coast of France. This is a lovely holiday with songs and dances, taken in 42 ad, the magical times.

Ride of the kings is a traditional folk festival, which is held every year in late may in a small town in the Czech Republic under the name of vlčnov. It is an old town, with a population of just over three thousand, which comes alive on the last Sunday of may every year, when tourists and locals come together to have fun at this legendary festival, which has more than 500 years.

This is one of the oldest folk festivals in Europe and it has a funny story. In 1469 the Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus was defeated by his father in the Czech-Hungarian Continue reading

Summer festivals in Switzerland

 

Summer season music festivals in Switzerland is open!

Today I received an email newsletter from SBB to offer discounts on travel and tickets for music events in Switzerland, I hasten this information with you to share.

Start right tomorrow. So,

JazzAscona – 21 Juni – 1 Juli

More than 200 concerts and 400 hours of live music on the shores of lake Maggiore and in different places of the historical centre of Ascona.

In connection with the rockfall changed routes in Ticino, put an additional 60-90 minutes on the road.

OpenAir St.Gallen, St.Gallen – 28 Juni – 1 Juli

From 28 June to 1 July 2012 will host an outdoor festival in St. Gallen. Since the tickets are already sold out, SBB offers a 20% discount on travel to Sankt Galen and forth from 27 June to 1 July, if you are the owner of a ticket to the concert.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux – 29 Juni – 14 Juli

The Montreux Jazz festival promises c 29 June to 14 July 2012 a unique atmosphere. The program Continue reading