Brighton Beach Party – Musicians sought Brighton Beach Party – Musicians sought

Tue, Sep 8th 2009, 11:09

The White Air Extreme Sport and Music Festival is one of Europe’s largest beach parties, a feast of events on water, land, air and beach. And they are searching for an opening music act … Read more

Broome, Western Australia Broome, Western Australia

Fri, Jul 17th 2009, 12:30

Broome in Western Australia produces some of the finest cultured pearls in the world. This town has a long association with the pearl industry. Read more

New Orleans Mardi Gras ... a local perspective New Orleans Mardi Gras ... a local perspective

Wed, Feb 18th 2009, 09:41

Mardi Gras is french for Fat Tuesday, otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins. Read more

The Maori of New Zealand

Mon, Jun 2nd 2008, 00:00

According to Maori legend, the ancestors of the Maori sailed over in whaka (wooden canoes) from the mythical lands of Hawaiki, in Polynesia, approximately 1000 years ago. Read more

Trinidad Carnival in Trinidad, Caribbean

Mon, Feb 11th 2008, 00:00

Many of the Caribbean Islands come alive during carnival season … and Trinidad is no exception. Read more

Kayak Australia to New Zealand

Fri, Dec 21st 2007, 00:00

As the holiday season progresses, The Baysider Blog is taking a short break until the New Year. Read more

Las Fallas Festival in Valencia, Spain

Tue, Aug 28th 2007, 00:00

Valencia comes alive around the spring equinox for the festival of Las Fallas. Read more

Beach Etiquette Beach Etiquette

Fri, Aug 14th 2009, 12:28

Got the costume, got the beach bag and headed to the beach to soak up some sun. Remember that you share the beach others … so these simple beach etiquette rules will ensure a great day at the beach for everyone. Read more

Fair Trade Coffee Fair Trade Coffee

Fri, May 15th 2009, 12:17

The Coffee Industry is dominated by a few large players and a myriad of middle-men. Farmers who actually grow the coffee see very little of the money you eventually pay for a cup: hence Fair Trade Coffee. Read more

Mardi Gras New Orleans and the Mardi Gras Indians Mardi Gras New Orleans and the Mardi Gras Indians

Mon, Feb 16th 2009, 10:44

New Orleans is braced for the most important event on their social calendar … February 24 marks Fat Tuesday and the highlight of Mardi Gras fever. Read more

Te Mata Peak in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Wed, May 28th 2008, 00:00

Te Mata Peak in Hawkes Bay is an area long associated with New Zealand Maori legend. Read more

Rio Carnival in Rio de Janiero, Brazil

Mon, Feb 4th 2008, 00:00

Rio Carnival is wild - this 4 day celebration is famous as one of the liveliest madcap parties on earth! Read more

Fortaleza, Brazil

Thu, Nov 15th 2007, 00:00

The coastal town of Fortaleza is the fun capital of Brazils Ceara State. Read more