If travel looks on cards for you in November, there’s tonnes that is happening around the world in the month. Ranging from the hottest parties of the year to the coolest festivals and from the most vibrant fairs in the world to the most exciting cruises, here’s all that you can sign up for in November.
It’s the Ship, Singapore
Ready for taking the party to the sea for the 5th time, ‘It’s the Ship’ returns from 4-7 November with a huge bang. The 3-night, 4-day stay on the ship features luxurious cabins, non-stop music, entertaining performances by artistes from around the world and thrilling sea activities amongst countless other adventures. Touted as Asia’s largest festival at sea, It’s the Ship presents an opportunity to cover the sea distance between Singapore and Phuket in the most fun way possible.
Pushkar Camel Fair, India
The tiny desert town of Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan welcomes visitors every year to one of the most popular fairs in the country – the Pushkar Camel Fair. Around 30,000 adorned camels and their owners reach Pushkar for the fair, making for a fascinating sight. Over the course of one week that the festival spans, the camels are entered into several racing, dancing and beauty contests. Several religious and cultural events are also organised for the entertainment of over 5, 00,000 people who preside over Pushkar for the fair. In 2018, the festival will be held from 15-23 November.
Bondi Beach Fest, Australia
There can’t be a better time to be at the iconic Bondi Beach in Australia, marked by crystalline sands and cerulean waters, than the annual Bondi Beach Fest on 12th November. In its second edition, the festival is geared up to offer all that one expects from a beach fest including foot-tapping music, live performances, great sea food and long hours of sun and the sea. Some of the musicians and performers who will be taking the stage at the festival this year are James Reyne, Mark Seymour, Josh Pyke, Natalie Bassingthwaighte and William Crighton. Watching the glorious sunset with an enthusiastic crowd at the beach will be one of your fondest memories this year.
Eastside Culture Crawl, Canada
Appreciators of art can look forward to a great time in Vancouver, Canada from 12-20 November as the Eastside Culture Crawl will be back with a range of talented local and international artists and their stunning art-pieces. With the intention of ‘inspiring, educating and engaging the community in visual arts and to foster excellence and professionalism in the visual arts’, the brilliant creations of these artists be will be displayed across the city and visitors will have great time admiring handiwork of around 500 weavers, painters, potters, photographers, sculptors and more.
Loi Krathong Lantern Festival, Thailand
The fascinating pictures of thousands of glowing lanterns floating high in the air come to you from one of Thailand’s most ethereal festivals – Loi Krathong. To be celebrated on 23rd November in 2018, the festival stands symbolic of the release of the emotions of fears, regrets and negativity. The locals also make Krathongs (the floating leaf cups) and decorate them beautifully before floating them in the sea. But that’s not just it; bustling parades, beauty pageants, music performances, lantern-making contests and fireworks also accompany this surreal festival.