Adventurous travelers and star-gazers all know about the Northern Lights, and the lucky ones have traveled to Iceland, Greenland, Canada, Alaska or Scandinavia to see them firsthand. But did you know that they’re not the only the stellar sky show in town? We read recently in Smithsonian Magazine that the Southern Hemisphere has an incredible atmospheric light show of its own that’s just as captivating. Called the Southern Lights, or aurora australis, it’s the southern cousin to the aurora borealis and can best be seen from Tasmania, New Zealand and Antarctica between March and September.
Summer music festival season is nigh. Are you in? If you’re planning to take the plunge this summer, here are 25 popular music festivals around the world that are the best of the best. We’ve included hip-hop, R&B, EDM, alternative, world, rock and pop music on this list. If you’re so inclined, you can spend every weekend between Memorial Day and Labor Day at a sensational outdoor music festival somewhere in the world.
Swimsuit shopping. Those two words have to be among the most anxiety-provoking pair in the English language for many a modern person, especially “those of a certain age” (and you know who you are). Right up there with blind date, new boss, flight delay and traffic court.
While there are many chamber music festivals during the “school year”, a passionate group of culture-loving travelers will soon be crisscrossing the globe attending summer chamber music festivals. Should you be one of them, here’s our curated list of the 11 essential chamber music festivals worldwide in the summer of 2018.
Summer dance festival. Three little words that conjure up a world of beauty, grace, refinement – and also provocation, wild abandon, and heat. What could be better for a weekend adventure or a glorious week away this summer than a trip to one of the iconic dance festivals happening around the world? Whether it’s Lauren Lovette, Michelle Dorrance, or Misty Copeland, there are not-to-be-missed performances going on in every corner of the globe. Here’s our list of the best ballet and modern dance festivals happening in the summer of 2018.