If you are in need of a vacation but unsure of where to go
this June, consider a festival destination. In any given month, various
countries hold festivals celebrating everything from films to the weather. June
is a great month to take a festival vacation because cheap airline tickets are available to the most popular
Copper Hill’s Annual Cheese Rolling and Wake will take place
in Gloucestershire, England, on June 4. This celebration involves people
chasing a seven-pound wheel of ripe cheese downhill. The person who reaches the
bottom of the hill first is awarded the wheel of cheese, while runners-up
receive cash prizes. Children have their own races for cheese and sweets,
winning the goodies as prizes.
If shopping is your pastime of choice, purchase a discount airline ticket to Istanbul,
Turkey, and participate in the Istanbul Shopping Festival 2012. This 40-day
event begins on June 9 and will include huge exhibitions, discounts, live
concerts, and a chance to view the latest fashion trends. Visitors will enjoy
shopping 24 hours a day at more than 90 shopping centers.
The annual dragon boat festival will take place in Hong
Kong, China, on June 23. This celebration is held on the fifth day of the fifth
month of the lunar calendar. It combines religion and sport for one of the
three major Chinese festivals head each year. The boat race is the highlight
but there are also musical performances and delicious food.
For a truly unique vacation, plan a trip to Ladakh, located
in the northernmost state of India. The Sindhu Darshan Festival will be held
from June 1 to 3 on the River Sindhu banks at Shey Manla. This festival is
celebrated annually during the June full moon to promote harmony and unity.
Click here to purchase discount airline
tickets to these or other June festival destinations.