Days Out & Events

Discover days out in London and the UK, as well as top events to experience around the world.

When you travel you’re bound to come across some pretty interesting and fascinating events. Whether they demonstrate another culture, are heaped in tradition or are just plain funny like the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Guide: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival
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Guide: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Rounding off my backpacking trip through Europe, I spent the final week of my travels in cloudy Edinburgh, the cultural Scottish capital. Having explored the city in 2012, I was specific about how I wanted to spend the week, it being my first time at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Trip to Split, Croatia and My First Opera
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Trip to Split, Croatia and My First Opera

Split was where I relaxed properly and had a summer holiday. As I arrived, the coach journey from Sarajevo had been particularly dull and I managed to sleep through most of it but with several pit stops, I took some photos of the great Croatian scenery as we headed through and past Dubrovnik. Very mountainous, the coach journeyed along the water’s edge.

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A Terrifying Translyvanian Tour
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A Terrifying Translyvanian Tour

OK, so it wasn’t actually terrifying but it was ‘terrific’. On my second day in Brasov I opted for a private tour of the surrounding areas, visiting the famous Bram’s Castle (home of Dracula), the Citadel used to protect Rasov during medieval times and the Royal Palace of Sinaia.

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The Sloths at Budapest Zoo
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The Sloths at Budapest Zoo

Budapest Zoo has a fantastic area for sloths to thrive and offers great interaction for zoo visitors. Here’s how my visit went; scroll down for some pictures of the cute animals in action: Once I’d left Vienna on a morning train, the time had finally arrived to visit the sloths at Budapest Zoo! I visited this city in March this year for several days, so only budgeted enough time on this trip to head to the Zoo for the afternoon. As I got into the station, it was baking and I had to queue for everything from ATM to reserving…

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Bergen Olso Train Journey
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Bergen Olso Train Journey

Absolutely stunning and I smiled the entire time. Taking the 7.57 train from Bergen to Oslo was the first ticket I booked, before both the flight to Norway and the interrail ticket itself.

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