Place to visit.
Festival, event or celebration.
A WARNING - take note!.
Food and drink.
Siberia - vast (13.5 million sq km), barren, visit Stalin`s Gulag? Perhaps not!
Carpathians - Europes largest numbers of large carnivores roam these hills - bear, lynx and wolf
The Formula 1 Grand Prix; fast cars and imperilled spectators - thrilling
When:July and August
The Palio horse-race - Siena
Guiness - make mine a pint of the black stuff
Mythos Beer - tastes great in Greece, dont bother with the exports.
Cold beer - warm sun - PERFECT!
United Kingdom London
Big Ben; in-fact the bell not the clock or the tower - bong, bong, bong!
Cycling - Tour de France
The Eiffel Tower; the great symbol of Paris
Visit the Starck designed restaurant Teatriz, a converted theatre in cental Madrid - great food in a great setting. Makes a change from Tapas!
Once of the finest squares in Europe you've got to visit the central Plaza Mayor
Spain Malaga Beachfront
The high-rise blocks of holiday hotels along the coast from Malaga are a real eye-sore. Full English anyone?
Running the bulls - Pamplona
When:Last Wednesday in August
La Tomatina: 10,000 people + 125,000kg of tomatoes = mayhem
Spain Soller, Majorca.
The Moors and Christians festival is a colourful celebration of the victory over Turkish pirates in 1561. Events, exhibitions and concerts culminating with a procession and mock battle on the Monday.
Switzerland Secluded Alpine Villages
The Swiss are the only Europeans to eat cats and dogs! The meat is cured or made into sausages.