Nights are supposed to be dark, but not in this time of the year in Russia. White nights are celebrated in the beautiful city of St. Petersburg for two months. The term “white nights” refers to a natural phenomenon that occurs during summer months when the Northern Light shines at both dawn and dusk. Also known as the ‘midnight sun’,...
Are you up to test your physical strength and finish the race in the long and arduous Great Wall of China? The Great Wall Marathon is the annual marathon race held on May along and on the Huangya Pass, Tianjin section of the Great Wall of China, East of Beijing. This marathon is considered as the first and longest running international...
The Dragon Boat Festival, also called Duanwu or Tuen Ng Festival, is a traditional holiday observed annually in China over 2,000 years. Since the Chinese calendar is lunisolar, the date of the festivals varies either on May or June every year in the Gregorian calendar. In 2017, the festival will be held on May 30. There are various activities prepared...
Philippines is one of the most Christian-dominated countries around the world. Whenever April comes, Filipinos prepare for the celebration of the Holy Week which commemorates the scenes in the Bible from the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem until His death and resurrection. Flores de Mayo is the whole dedication of the month of May to Jesus' mother Mary. During...
Widely considered as one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world, the Monaco Grand Prix is something people would want to witness upfront. The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor racing competition held each year every week of May on the Circuit de Monaco. Its course laid out in the streets of Monaco, with...
One of the things people really admire about nature is the effortless beauty it gives them. This includes one that signifies many things in life; flowers. And if you want to see a beautiful and artistic display of unique flowers, you'll without a doubt fall for this event. Since 1912, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has already been holding a...
Because of its geographical location at 59 degrees 57' North, St. Petersburg, Russia is known for its long summer twilight and no other northern country has received such poetic and literary acclaim like its lively, friendly, and romantic "White Nights". .@ThierryEscaich opens 24th Stars of the White Nights Festival at @mariinskyen: https://t.co/1VPOWyAO5S pic.twitter.com/qPCAXDKdwo— Intermusica (@IntermusicaLtd) May 26, 2016 With this unique...
Even if jazz music isn't your jam, it's worth experiencing this. Over the years, this festival has been attracting visitors all over the world and promoting the island's local industry. Founded in 1922, St. Lucia Jazz Festival is the annual music and arts festival which takes place every first two weeks of May in St. Lucia, Caribbean islands. A wide...

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