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Five festival gadgets you need this summer

Music festivals offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy a weekend of inhibition-losing - a time to let your hair down, get muddy and have fun with the people and bands you love. The fact that we spend hundreds of pounds to sleep in makeshift shelters, cook on small fires and sit on the floor listenin... Read more

Who’s playing at Snowbombing 2016?

What can you expect? Even though it’s one of the most enjoyable festivals for ski and snowboarding fanatics, be warned - Snowbombing is not for the faint hearted. This six-day stretch places as much emphasis on keeping your ski game on point as having a good time afterwards. So this means you’ve go... Read more

The ultimate guide to the World Ski & Snowboarding Festival

This is the place to push your limits, and show off what you already know. Is it good for snowboarders? We’ve just got two words for you - Monster Boarderstyle. This is an unmissable spectacle of power and style; the bordercross-style race, featuring four daring riders at a time, will leave you br... Read more

How to make the most of Seville’s Feria de Abril

Seville’s Feria de Abril is a tradition which many tourists view as a local’s festival’. However, there’s no need to give it a wide berth, or think you won’t fit in – travel blogger Cat Gaa is on hand to give some insider tips! Cat’s an expert on all things Spain; following university, she wanted t... Read more

6 holiday destinations to visit during Oktoberfest

It is known for being the biggest beer festival in the world, and each year it turns Munich into one of the most popular tourist destinations in September and October. The annual event is based around Bavarian culture and has a history that dates back over 100 years with millions of litres of beer ... Read more

What you need to know before celebrating Diwali in India

Diwali is the biggest festival in India each year, and it sees the streets light up with candles, lanterns and fireworks. It is an annual tradition that is celebrated across the country and other parts of the world by Hindus, as well as people from other religions such as Sikhism, Jainism, and Budd... Read more

Where to go in May

With the unseasonably chilly spring we’re having, we’re all in need of some sunshine here at Columbus Direct towers and our thoughts are turning to hotter climes.  Why not plan an early-season Summer break to get your dose of Vitamin D?  Here are our top picks for travel during May: Bahamas May is... Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Edinburgh

The capital of Scotland is a cultural hive of activity, and regardless of what floats your boat, it's great place for a lad's weekend, a hen party with a difference, or a quiet couples' weekend. Crowned the first City of Literature, home of the Fringe, the National Galleries, one of the best zoos i... Read more

12 of the Strangest Food Events Around the World - Pt 1

Food's great. And there's so much of the delicious stuff available around the world, it's no wonder that food's such a passion for most of us. Many want to combine this love of food with our holidays, and whether you're interested in food festivals, food holidays or food events, the following are a... Read more

BBQs around the world

The sun is high in the sky and it’s a hot day. Your good friends are all around you. And you’ve got control of the barbeque and have a great selection of steak, roast pork (with crackling), lamb chops and someone made a killer pistachio and peach salad. Now look to your left and see the view. It’s t... Read more

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