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Either France is getting invaded or it’s the Paris Marathon! Cheer on runners this Sunday as they race down the famous Champs-Élysées.
Check it out here: www.schneiderelectricparismarathon.com/index_us.html
Are you ready? Every year, hundreds of runners come together to participate in one of the biggest marathons in the world! Spanning over the city and ending in Central Park, this is a great event for family and friends!
Spending the summer in London will be full of festivals to join into and events to take part in. For instance, world famous Hard Rock Calling is held every summer in Hyde Park. Otherwise, Buckingham Palace is awaiting visitors for some marvel tours over the summer. Soak up on some more info about the events, and check the festival websites for the 2012 dates.
The Feast of Saint John is a long-lasting ritual that people will follow on June 23rd, where each village or city will set a big pile of wood on fire and join in a friendly gathering. The tradition is to jump over the fire, even if there is only a burning log left, and brave the symbolic danger. The main reason for its popularity is that it offers the opportunity to meet the neighbors you have not seen in a while, which makes it the perfect time to spend some time in Provence.
London is about to celebrate the jubilee of 60 years of reign by a queen, for the second time only in its history! Everyone in the city will be drawn into the joy as the organizers plan on making this event count with a grandiose celebration. Find a list of the events, such as this portrait of the Queen displayed on Buckingham Palace, and join in the fun.
Witness history at the Roman Games in a city full of Roman vestiges, with an enthusiastic crowd growling around the fighting arena, after admiring the Roman legions parading all the way to it. So whether you want to see fighting, Roman dresses or Roman architecture, this city is for you!
April is on our doorstep, and we are about to have the annual hoaxes and pranks that introduce us to this new month thanks to April Fool’s Day. But did you know that this well established tradition actually originates from France back to the days of kings and their god-like rulings, where the fish as seen on the picture has a specific meaning only on this account? So what better than to experience this event in the city where it all began? For a little more tips about this special day and some info about the actual story behind it, just follow the link to the article!