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Not-To-Be-Missed Around The World
The world is such a magnificent playground for travel hounds and thrill-seekers.
Here are some must-see events and festivals that will take your breath away as you get jet-setting to feed that wanderlust.

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Blackpool Illuminations
Europe
Blackpool Illuminations

Founded in 1879, Blackpool Illuminations is an annual lights festival, held each autumn in the British seaside resort of Blackpool on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire. Over a million bulbs, lasers and animatronics flash, sparkle and twinkle along 10 kilometres of Blackpool’s iconic Promenade, lighting up traditional festoons and tableaux that stretches from Starr Gate at the south end of the town to Bispham in the north. Hop on a heritage tram to fully experience this dazzling lights extravanganza!

(Photo © iStock by Getty Images)

www.visitblackpool.com/things-to-do/blackpool-illuminations

Derry Halloween
Europe
Derry Halloween

The ‘greatest Halloween celebration in the world’ awaits in Northern Ireland, the birthplace of Halloween. Derry Halloween, voted the ‘Best Halloween Destination in the World’ by USA Today, the annual event is a unique, home-grown and authentically Northern Ireland experience, rooted in thousands of years of Celtic tradition. Stay in the Walled city of Derry-Londonderry and take part in the city’s eight-day long Halloween festival, which features over 100 events, 1,400 performers across 40 venues in and around the city and its famous 400-year-old Walls.

http://derryhalloween.com

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix
Asia & Australia
Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Run at the scenic Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit in the south of Melbourne, Victoria since its inception in 1997, the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix returns this year, with five-time world champion Marc Marquez, legendary Valentino Rossi, Andrea Dovizioso and local Jack Miller headlining a star-studded field set to do battle against a stunning backdrop. Other former winners to look out for include Cal Crutchlow and Jorge Lorenzo.

(Photo © iStock by Getty Images)

http://www.motogp.com.au/

Portugal Masters 2019
Europe
Portugal Masters 2019

Considered to be one of the leading golf events on the world golf calendar, the Portugal Masters returns to the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course in Vilamoura in October, set to see some of the finest golfers showcasing their world-class golfing wizardry on the fairways. Defending champion Tom Lewis from England and fellow countryman Oliver Fisher (who carded the first 59 in European Tour history during the 2018 edition) will headline a steely field as they vie for the champion’s title at the €1,500,000 tourney.

http://portugalmasters.pt/

Jakarta Fashion Week
Asia & Australia
Jakarta Fashion Week

This is definitely one for all the fashionistas out there! Returning for the 12th time is the Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW), the largest annual fashion week in the country which aims to inspire the Indonesian fashion industry and as a grand showcase to present its wealth in talent and creativity. Hailed as the most influential fashion week in Southeast Asia, the JFW 2019 will feature more than 180 domestic and international designers.

https://www.jakartafashionweek.co.id/

Buskers By The Creek
Asia & Australia
Buskers By The Creek

Celebrated as ‘Australia's Largest Busking Festival’, Buskers By The Creek is a weekend of magic, mystique and marvel. In a celebration of the old-fashioned art of busking, over 300 performers will showcase their talents along the banks of Currumbin Creek as music lovers immerse themselves in the melting pot of creativity, culture and surprise. This year’s edition will see even more incredible entertainment, jaw dropping tricks, daring world record attempts and waterborne magic, from samba struts to sword swallowing.

https://www.buskersbythecreek.com.au/

* All information on events are subject to change.

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