Even though the local inhabitants are very friendly, smiling and helpful, it’s not recommended for travelers to move away from the main streets of the cities in order to avoid any possible problems. As 38% of the territory of the country consists of protected lands, the wildlife here is very diverse and contains a huge…Details
Every year, the Festival of St Mark (or Feria de San Marcos for the bilingual readers) is held every year in mid-April for approximately 3 weeks, in the city of Expoplaz, Aguascalientes, Mexico. The exact dates are inconclusive but the fair is usually set around April 25th, which is the day of the main feast. Round…Details
A union representing pilots at Germany’s Lufthansa has called for a three-day strike next week in a long-running pay dispute. The Vereinigung Cockpit union said it is calling on pilots to walk off the job next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 2-4. The union said Friday it is currently ruling out any further strikes until…Details
Semana Santa, otherwise known as Holy Week, is an extremely important holiday in Spanish-speaking country but is celebrated with the most enthusiasm and anticipation in Seville, Spain. The holiday, held from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, is celebrated with religious devotion, art, parades and dances to commemorate the death of Jesus Christ.Details
The seventh annual Pebble Beach Food and Wine Festival is a four day extravaganza taking place in Monterey, California from April 10th-April 13th. With 250 wineries offering their goodies and over 75 celebrity chefs giving away their slicing and dicing secrets, this is every foodies dream!Details
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a two-weekend festival of (you guessed it!) arts and music, that extends over the course of six days in total and takes place in Indio, California. The event features music from various genres, such as rock, indie, hip hop and electronic, on multiple stages.Details
Writers and poets alike have always found themselves drawn towards the city of Bath, England (and for good reason). The Bath Literature Festival has been a March staple since the 1990’s and attracts some of the most successful, modern authors in the world (the name J.K. Rowling ring any bells?).Details
March is an excellent month to travel. Spring breathes new life into the atmosphere while festivals take place all over the world! See the start of the cherry blossom season in Japan, for example. The entire country of Japan is filled with beautiful cherry blossoms in spring. Visiting Japan during the cherry blossom season is a memorable experience.
Round trip from New York ⇄ Okinawa, Japan (March 24th-April 6th) around $1,596 (flight details: https://www.travelpapa.com/y/1z)Details
*Special Fares to Ljubljana, Pristina, Tirana, Sarajevo, Skopje and Podgorica. Fares from NYC starting as low as: [singlepic id=184 w=450 h= float=center] USD 642 to Ljubljana USD 656 to Pristina USD 1039 to Tirana USD 1055 to Sarajevo USD 1007 to Podgorica USD 660 to Skopje Note: All fares quoted above are Low season round-trip…Details
The European Fine Art Fair (or if you don’t have the time, just say TEFAF) is a ten day art convention held in Maastricht, Netherlands annually since 1988.
Round trip from New York ⇄ Maastricht, Netherlands (March 14th-March 23rd) starting at only $1,039 (flight details: https://www.travelpapa.com/y/1u)Details
The Winter Music Conference is a 10 day festival featuring 2000+ artists and DJs, performing on the beaches of Miami, Florida. As one of the most anticipated annual events on the global music calendar, this is an important event for professionals in the music industry, but it’s also a great time for all electronic music fans.
Round trip ticket from New York ⇄ Miami, Florida (March 20th-March 31st) starting at just $397 (flight details: https://www.travelpapa.com/y/1s)Details
Remember when your mom used to tell you not to be too messy? Or when your teacher said to color only on the paper? Feel free to throw all those instructions out the window at the Holi Color Festival in India, taking place on March 17th. Holi is an ancient festival of India and the day (during which the actual play of colors takes place) is called Dhuleti.
Round trip tickets from New York ⇄ Varanasi, India (March 15th-March 19th) starting at only $1227 (flight details: https://www.travelpapa.com/y/1o)Details