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2012 sees Rio de Janeiro host its 17th annual Gay Pride event, and this year is sure to be a scorcher! Falling in mid-November, the long weekend of partying will help to ring in the Brazilian Spring, which should bring dry weather and average temperatures of 30 degrees celsius (86 degrees farenheit). So pack your swimming costume and your sunblock, and get ready to make the most of one of the most vibrant and exciting celebrations of diversity to be found in the world today.

Gay Pride

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Black Friday takes place on the day immediately after Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Serious shoppers and retailers consider this day to be the unofficial start to Christmas trading; many stores open their doors as early as 4am. The day is famous across the USA because of the amazing special offers available in stores all over the country. The chaos in the shopping malls and department stores is very similar to the mad scramble for bargains in the Boxing Days sales in Britain.

Black Friday

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Fans of tattoos and body art won’t want to miss this year’s 20th Annual Richmond Tattoo Arts Festival in Richmond, Virginia.

Tattoo Art Festival

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Coral is the same animal group as jellyfish. Their skeletons form beautiful coral reefs found in warm, tropical and semitropical seas. In Australia, the most famous attraction in Queensland is the world’s biggest coral formation, the Great Barrier Reef. In the South Pacific, Fiji Island‘s coral coast has the second-biggest reef, a fringing coral reef off Viti Levu. Mexico has the world’s second biggest barrier reef – the Meso American Reef – beginning at Yucatán.

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The last 44 years have seen Barcelona, Spain, play host to the annual Jazz festival. The event like any other event is organized in different venues throughout the different places in the city.

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Located in the Como Province of Lombardy in northern Italy is Lake Como, one of the most popular destinations in the country for locals and tourists alike. Its popularity is based on a combination of the fresh air and water, the good climate, the surrounding mountains, and the water. The numerous towns surrounding the lake are also a major part of the appeal.

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Whenever you mention Orlando, usually the first thing which comes to mind is Disney World. Granted that this is the most famous and popularly visited of Florida’s theme parks by locals as well as domestic and international tourists. Here are our top picks for the 6 must-see theme parks in Florida.

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One of the primary reasons that Brazil’s second most populated city attracts so many locals and tourists every year is because of its many beaches which are oftentimes referred to as the sexiest beaches of Rio de Janeiro. With over 50 miles of coastal shoreline above, below, and bordering the city, beach enthusiasts are sure to enjoy spending a waterfront vacation here no matter which one of the following beaches they spend their time at.

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The southeastern region of Italy is known as Apulia or Puglia in Italian. Because of the boot-like shape of Italy, Apulia is oftentimes referred to as Italy’s heel and is nicknamed “the heel of Italy.” Being bordered by the Adriatic Sea on its northeastern shoreline and the Mediterranean on the southeastern and southwestern sides of the heel, Apulia is a popular destination for a wide variety of water sports, especially snorkeling.

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No vacation to the Emerald Isle would be complete without visiting the capital city of Dublin and its numerous cultural and historical attractions. The city also has a vibrant nightlife but it is most known for its abundance of bars and pubs. At last count, it was estimated that there were over 600 of these establishments to choose from, not to mention the numerous clubs that are available for a lively night on the town.

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Since 2000, Vienna has climbed the popularity rankings for vacation destinations because of its influence where contemporary Italian cultures are concerned. The MuseumsQuartier is normally a major focal point and a place that tourists favor when visiting the city. But 2012 has seen this landmark become the platform of fashion that takes place from the middle of June until mid-September.

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When summer arrives, Rome begins to flex its cultural muscles. An enormous range of musical and theatrical events spring up around the city poised and ready to entertain. It’s a great time to visit this most ancient of cities and with such a wide range of outdoor venues and unsurpassed events, the city seems to be brimming with its own pride which is understandable and perhaps a little forgivable. The vast majority of these events are held outside under the sky and this is all to the good as it endows Rome and its events with a character unique to this part of the world.

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If you’re travelling to China and you want to try some new routes, check out these tips for The Great Wall, Ming Tombs and more!

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In the quiet residential suburb of Saint-Cloud, set in the Western quarter of Paris, the residents anxiously await the return of the internationally acclaimed Rock en Seine Rock ’n’ Roll festival. Whether the residents await the return with joy or the trepidation remains to be seen. What is known for sure however is that the festival-goers are most certainly awaiting its return with excitement.

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Anyone who has ever flown to their vacation destination knows what a challenge it can be when kids are along for the flight. Unfortunately, airplanes do not offer child care. That responsibility is all yours. So what do you do with them while you are in the air for hours?

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