Oxegen Music Festival

Oxegen 2014: TBC

Oxegen has become one of the most famous music festivals in Europe since it was first held in 2004. The event takes place at Punchestown Racecourse in Co. Kildare in the Republic of Ireland and people come from all over Europe to enjoy it. Oxegen is usually held over a weekend in mid-July.

Most people stay for the weekend to make the most of the event and there is plenty of space nearby to pitch a tent....but you can also come for the day. Don't miss Oxegen......

June Festival

June marks the start of the summer festivals in Lisbon which are known as the "Festas dos Santos populares."

Parades are organised in all of the districts in Lisbon at the start of June. The most important day is twelfth June when locals and tourists crowd Avenida da Liberdade to watch the parades and take in the carnival atmosphere. There is a party spirit in the air, tables are put in the streets, the cafes are full, there is the smell of grilled sardines in the air and music surrounds the city.

Pride in London 2015

Despite the first references to a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community dating as far back as 12,000 BC, it would appear that Gay Pride is a relatively modern concept which started around the 1960s as a result of the famous riots at the Stonewall Inn in New York.

Gay Pride or LGBT is a movement for three main causes. Firstly, it advocates that people should be proud of their sexual orientation and gender identity. Secondly, the movement believes that diversity is a gift, and lastly, sexual orientation is inherent.

Tips for travellers with a disability

Tips for travellers with a disability

People with a disability often experience problems when travelling. However, in many cases these problems are not directly related to their disability, but rather discrimination. Some of the most common forms of discrimination are denied boarding, degrading treatment, poor assistance, additional charges to receive assistance and loss or damage to mobility equipment and assistive devices.