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Bestival 2015: A Terrific Debut

When I first looked up the events that were coming to Toronto this summer and saw the word BESTIVAL – I thought there must have been a mistake. Bestival is one of the UK’S most popular festivals, as it aims for good music, fun, carnival

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Indie Week 2014: Thursday

So Indie Week has kicked off with a fantastic line up of artists which stretch across the Atlantic. Considering there are 250 acts, it’s impossible to see them all – so the best I can do is get a flavour of who is playing. The

Lovebox 2014 Review: East London’s Gift To The City

Woo hoo! My first summer festival since….I can’t even remember when. Lovebox has been on everyone’s list for the past 5 years. With the skater boys to the Chelsea gals etching this two-day city festival into their calendars. As my companion said, inner-city festivals are

Feria de Santa Lucia in Zumárraga

The celebration of Santa Lucía is a day of livestock, eating, drinking and stalls in the town of Zumárraga and Urretxu. The fayre stretches across the river and everyone fills the streets, peering at all the homemade edible substances that are laid out for people

Semana Santa in Hondarribia 2014

Semana Santa (“holy week”) or Easter in continental Europe is much more of an extravagant affair. Instead of just passing around recycled chocolate eggs, streets come alive as the community gather to pay their respects and remember the saviour who died for their sins. The