Oktoberfest 2010

The Munich Oktoberfest held in Germany will take place from 18th September until 3rd October 2010. It is a huge festival dedicated to lots of beer drinking! This is a particulary special year as the festival celebrates its 200th anniversary!

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¡¡Tómate un tomate en la Tomatina!!

La Tomatina is held this year on 26 August 2009 and is said to be the world’s biggest and most outrageous food fight!   Using over-ripe tomatoes, thousands take to the streets and throw tomatoes at anyone and everyone in this tomato festival on the last Wednesday in August each year in a town called Buñol in Valencia, Spain. [Read more…]

Take the Bull by the Horns … Learn to Speak Spanish!

The Pamplona Bull Run runs from 6 – 14 July 2009 in Pamplona, Spain.     It is known as El Encierro in Spanish and takes place as part of the Fiesta de San Fermín. The Running of the Bulls was made famous by Ernest Hemingway in his account of the festival in ‘The Sun Also Rises’.   [Read more…]