Around the world

Around the world

16 Oct 2008
By Ahlanlive.com

From Pacha to Privilege, it’s all winding down in Ibiza, so make sure you’re at the closing parties for a final summer fling

September

1-29
From Pacha to Privilege, it’s all winding down in Ibiza, so make sure you’re at the closing parties for a final summer fling. See www.thisisibiza.com

15
Don your green, red and white and join the crowds for Fiestas Patrias – Mexico’s Independence Day celebrations.

27-28
This year, all the finest Cheddar, Cheltenham, Wensleydale and Stilton you can stomach will be on show at Cardiff Castle in Wales during the Great British Cheese Festival. Not a fan? There are other activities on offer, so pack your crackers!

October

2-5
Golf enthusiasts must head to Scotland for the Dunhill Links Championships at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kings Barnes, and brush shoulders with the pros and a celeb or two.

9-15
Make your way to Thailand’s Mekong River to see the spectacular illuminated boat processions in the annual competition.

16-28
Oktoberfest may take centre stage in Munich from Sept 20-Oct 6, but if you want to see Berlin at its best, don’t miss the Festival of Lights as the city and its monuments are illuminated with light shows, fireworks and plenty of parties.

November

Oct 27-Nov 5
Mastered the moves at Ski Dubai? Don’t miss Mondial du Snowboard and Ski at Les Deux Alpes in France, and see how the experts tackle the largest glacier in Europe as the ski season kicks off.

7-16
Fashion shows, rodeos, music and the finest racing thoroughbreds come together for the New Zealand Cup.

30
Start getting into the festive spirit with Dublin’s Festival of Lights and join in the city parades that culminate with the Christmas tree lighting.