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Hogueras (Bonfires) in Alicante. Main Fiestas in the city

Short video of the main fiestas in Alicante, called Hogueras de San Juan (Bonfires of Saint John). They take place between the 20th and 24th of June and they atract many visitors from all around the world!

Gone with the wind - Travemünde Kite Festival

The kites are flying! The kites will be flying high over Travemünde's beach once again. Professionals and amateurs alike send kites of every type into the sky. The kite flyers must contend with the autumn wind, while the newly designed Strandpromenade offers spectators the best possible vantage point for the colourful event on the beach. Refreshments will naturally be on offer as well. Children can make their own kites and kite chains under supervision in the “Spielmobil”.

Pilsen

When one says Pilsen, most people imagine beer. The legend that gave name to all Pilsners and Pils types was born here more than 170 years ago. Nevertheless, in Pilsen you can taste much more. The historical city centre offers plenty of gems which remind their visitors of its rich history such as the Gothic St Bartholomew‘s Cathedral, Renaissance City Hall, the labyrinth of underground corridors or the unique Great Synagogue, the fourth largest in the world. Thanks to that, Pilsen obtained title European Capital of Culture for the year 2015.

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18

Regata internacional "Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18" con salida desde el puerto de Alicante el proximo 23 de octubre. International Race "Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18" starting from the Port of Alicante the next 23rd October. Regata internazionale"Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18" con partenza dal porto di Alicante il prossimo 23 ottobre.

The Hogueras de San Juan Festival

This is the city’s most important celebration, officially declared as of International Tourist Interest. Its origin lies in the tradition of burning useless objects with the arrival of the summer solstice. fiestasThroughout the city, over 200 large satirical papier mache statues are set up. These will go up in smoke on the 24th June during the spectacular “Night of Burning” or “Noche de la Crema“, alongside the popular “Banya” or “soaking” as firefighters put out the blazes.

Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Fluffy white clouds roll across skies that always seem to gleam with spectrums of blue in the Poconos. The majesty continues with a palette of rustic orange in the fall, the pristine white of snowfall in the winter, and the verdant emerald of forests and hillsides in the summer. Reigning for decades as a popular vacation area for citizens of New York and New Jersey, the Pocono Mountains must be seen in person to be believed. Lakes and rivers to fish and explore, land to hunt, and numerous ski resorts provide the outdoors experience of a lifetime.

Montgomery, Texas

The Lone Star Flag of Texas is one of the most recognizable state flags in the United States. Now travelers have the chance to explore its birthplace. Montgomery, Texas is rife with state history, with July of 2012 marking its 175th anniversary. Founded around the Lake Creek Settlement in 1837, Montgomery now finds itself surrounding Lake Conroe. The lake serves as a focal point for much of its attraction: visitors take advantage of the friendly waters for boating, fishing, swimming, and other fun activities year-round.

Monastir

Located in north-eastern Tunisia, Monastir is a major tourist resort. With its attractive marina and old fishing port, the city is an excellent base for a beach holiday and offers a wide range of physical activities such as water sports, fishing, excursions and golf. Whatever the season, you will find an ideal climate to enjoy some of Tunisia’s finest sand beaches and crystalline water along with a dizzying choice of waterfront hotels and restaurants featuring both international and local cuisine. Whether you’re up to a lazy day sunning on the beach or more physical type of activities, your stay will certainly be unforgettable!

Rockhampton

There is no doubt to Rockhampton's status of Australia’s Beef Capital. However, Rockhampton offers more than just beef. Located on the Tropic of Capricorn, the city is surrounded by coastal and rural landscapes, and offers opportunities for both relaxed and active stays. On over 300 days of sunshine, you can enjoy the beaches of the Capricorn Coast or explore the region’s national parks and caves. With its historical buildings and tree-lined streets facing the Fitzroy River, Rockhampton is a great place to visit.

Olympic Valley, California

As the sight of the five Olympic Rings and the 1960 Winter Olympics, the eponymous Olympic Valley remains an international symbol of sportsmanship. Decades later, Olympic skiers and snowboarders still come to Olympic Valley to train on the resort's advanced skill slopes and terrain parks, while novice and intermediate skiers explore the nearby paths suited to their skill levels. Olympic Valley is the second largest ski area in the Lake Tahoe Region, with 34 lifts providing access to 3,600 ski-able acres spread across six peaks and award-winning parks.