Expecting an aching neck from looking skyward, Kimberly Damon discovered a lot more to do at a hot air balloon festival, including getting up close and personal with a 900lb silk cow, kicking back with live music, and how to take a balloon "ride" without spending a fortune.
Festivals in Europe are great because you can shop, eat local foods, listen to music and make friends…all in the same place and at the same time. Cristina Puscas guides you around 10 of the best festivals and events in Europe.
Culinary festiv als take place in every corner of the Mediterranean region, and Greece, which boasts one of the healthiest diets in the world, could not be missing from the feast. Natali Lekka is proposing 7 of the best Greek food festivals.
With celebrations around the world that appreciate all that vintners and brewers have to offer, it’s tough to decide which festivals to get on your calendar. From February to October, here are a few top picks of beer and wine events across the globe.
The annual Beaver Creek Wine and Spirits festival attracts hundreds of drink connoisseurs who come from around the country to sip and sample some of the nation's best wine and spirits, paired with culinary delights from the some of the country's best chefs, all set against the beautiful backdrop of Colorado's Gore Mountain Range. Here are seven reasons why you should consider attending as well.