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Ducks, Tats and Junkanoo: Technicolour Festivals of the World

  Revellers tired of grey skies over Notting Hill Carnival should consider heading to foreign festivals for a serious colour fix. Here’s our pick of some of the world’s brightest gatherings. These events are guaranteed to leave a vivid impression, whether or not the sun puts in an appearance. Holi, India Also known fittingly as [...]

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Fado Music – Lisbon’s ‘Portuguese Blues’

The beautiful and historic Portuguese capital of Lisbon is rightly popular among holidaymakers seeking a city break that covers all the bases – great food, great nightlife, great shopping and a spectacular view from the city’s high points. Being built on seven hills, there’s no shortage of these, and the funiculars – giant “elevators” will [...]

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