Festivals

From the fete du champagne in Amsterdam through to Carnivale in Venice, First Class brings you divine events from all around the globe.

From the fete du champagne in Amsterdam through to Carnivale in Venice, First Class brings you divine events from all around the globe.

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Australian wineries to take dad on Father’s Day

Margaret River, Hunter Valley, McLaren Vale and Barossa Valley, Australia’s world-class wineries. Treat Dad to an unforgettable weekend away.

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Glasgow International Piping Festival from the comfort of your lounge

Australian Lincoln Hilton will be competing in the Duncan Memorial Piping competition on Sunday, August 15. Yet rather than spend 24 hours or so in an airline seat, first class, of course, you can watch his prowess with the bagpipes in your home bath filled with bubbles and a whisky in hand.

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Tasmania Festivals – Wintermania in the Apple Isle begins with Dark MOFO

Popular Tasmania festivals. Check out Dark MOFO – Why not head for a nude solstice swim and some other nocturnal revelry in Hobart?!

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A taste of resorts that celebrate Earth Day every day

Some beautiful resorts that celebrate Earth Day every day – Across the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and the Caribbean.

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Canada celebrates Earth Day at Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge

April 22 marks Earth Day, the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement that began in 1970.

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Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour – La Traviata

Bowties and black dresses were dusted off for an array of the all-powerful at the opening of La Traviata at the Sydney Opera House.

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Mother’s Day weekends away

Sunday 9 May is mother’s day and as always during COVID times, NSW’s borders are open for everyone to enjoy a seven wonder stay. Luxury is at the top of the menu for pampering all yummy mummies no matter what age so feast upon some of these destinations with an array of offerings for every taste.

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The Festival of the Demon Roof Tiles

From matcha tea farms to roof tiles that ward off evil, samurai history and Japan’s best knives, Aichi Prefecture might just literally have it all.

Five Must-Do February Festivals in Italy

From epic singing festivals to the Battle of the Oranges and the Venice Carnival, Italy brings its A-game to the February festival scene.

Ultimate Guide to Luxury Festivals

From couture fashion to champagne sprays, the festival scene has gone luxe. Tackle the festival season in style, with the ultimate luxury festival guide.

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Mardi Gras Around the World

Traditionally a celebration in the lead up to lent, Mardi Gras – a.k.a. Carnival, Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday – is now celebrated as a major holiday