Looking for something fun to do and see this March? Try one of these can’t-miss festivals around the world.
Oktoberfest isn’t the only big beer fest in Munich. You can also attend Starkbierfest, March 15–April 7. The name means “strong beer” and that’s exactly what you’ll find here. You can expect plenty of beer, food, music and more. It’s the classic beer fest vibe, without the crowds of Oktoberfest.
Rio holds arguably the largest and best Carnival festival each year. While this year’s festivities are over, plan for the dancing, parades, extravagant costumes and loads of fun next year.
For all things yoga, dance and music, all in an exotic atmosphere, head to Bali for the Bali Spirit Festival, March 24–31. Attend workshops and sessions on yoga, meditation, dance, martial arts, sound healing, breath work and more. Musicians come from all over the world and represent genres ranging greatly, from blues to chill rave, soul to tribal electronic.
In Australia, Moomba Waterfest is one of Melbourne’s longest-running community festivals. It attracts hundreds of thousands of guests with its free activities, March 11–14. Don’t miss the parade, water ski competition and carnival rides.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
As one of the more traveled islands in the South Pacific with an increasingly gay-friendly community and culture of its own, Tahiti is an easy option for your next getaway. You may already know all about the island’s beauty and attractions, but there are a couple specific destinations worth a visit.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.