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TRAVEL-WORTHY EVENTS & EXPERIENCES

SUMMER AROUND THE GLOBE

Destinations around the world celebrate summer in different ways, but they all share one thing in common: bringing people together. Food and wine from top chefs and producers; music that celebrates local and international talent; street parties in honor of patron saints and activities designed for families are among this summer’s offerings.

LOCATION: BARCELONA, SPAIN

EXPERIENCE: LUXURIOUS ESCAPE ALONG THE BEACH

  • Festa Major de Gracia: August 15th - 21st
  • Mercado de la Boquería - the most famous market in Barcelona
  • Discover La Barceloneta and enjoy seafront restaurants, casual beachfront bars and cozy bistros
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City Skyline

LOCATION: CLEVELAND, OHIO

EXPERIENCE: Vibrant theater district alone Lake Erie shoreline

  • TRI-C Jazz Festival Cleveland, June 27th - June 29th 
  • International Women's Air and Space Museum
  • Home of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
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Kapalua by drone

LOCATION: KAPALUA, HAWAII

EXPERIENCE: 54-ACRE OCEANFRONT PARADISE

  • Kapalua Food & Wine Festival: June 6 to 9
  • Wine tastings, cooking demos and entertainment
  • Many events hosted at the resort
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Ocean

LOCATION: HALF MOON BAY, CALIFORNIA

EXPERIENCE: A CLIFFTOP RETREAT ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST

  • Summer Weekend Global Cuisine Series
  • Acclaimed chefs from the Bay Area and beyond
  • Menus from Brown Sugar Kitchen, Bird Dog and Sunday at the Museum
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City Skyline

 

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NEW YORK

EXPERIENCE: LUXURY ESCAPE IN THE HEART OF THE BIG APPLE

  • Shakespeare in the Park: May 21 to September 8
  • US Open: August 26 to September 8
  • Jazz Age Lawn Party: June 15 to 16 and August 24 to 25
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Maiko in Miyagawa-Cho, Kyoto

LOCATION: KYOTO, JAPAN

EXPERIENCE: RIVERFRONT SANCTUARY ROOTED IN TRADITION

  • Gion Matsuri: July 14 to 24
  • The city’s biggest annual festival with parades and street parties
  • Locals dress in traditional, colorful robes
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Victoria Harbor

LOCATION: HONG KONG, CHINA

EXPERIENCE: MICHELIN-STARRED RESTAURANTS AND SKYLINE VIEWS

  • Dragon Boat Carnival: June 14 to 16
  • Colorful dragon boats fill Victoria Harbour
  • Manmade beach, boat races, food and more
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LOCATION: BALI, INDONESIA

EXPERIENCE: SERENITY IN AN OCEAN-VIEW CLIFFSIDE SETTING

  • Pesta Kesenian Bali: June 16 to July 14
  • Performances held in a temple-like setting
  • Local crafts, music, dance and more
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Arabic man in a white uniform and traditional white headdress lets a falcon perched on his gloved hand outside

LOCATION: DOHA, QATAR

EXPERIENCE: MODERN LUXURY HOTEL WITH A MARINA VIEW

  • Qatar Summer Festival: June 4 to August 16
  • Family-friendly entertainment and activities
  • Concerts, outdoor adventure and shopping
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