Things to Do in Ubud: a Town Hiding in Plain Sight
A firm fixture on the tourist trail, Ubud upholds its integrity as Bali’s cultural hub, finds Johan Smits looking for things to do in Ubud. “You can’t just go in…
Dance like nobody’s watching, so they say – clearly this does not apply to Strictly, but if you have moves like our editor’s there is little chance that anyone will be watching or at least not for long. Fortunately, there are people with rhythm and going to watch them perform can be a cultural highlight of your trip.
On our pages we have lists of festivals around the world from the World Tango Dance Tournament in Buenos Aires in August to the Zurich Tanzt Dance Festival in May, so that you can coincide your trip with the best festivals around.
But dancing is not all about choreographed moves. It is also about improvisation, especially when this is on the street or in carnivals. Let us lead you on a quick step through some of the best carnivals around the world where you can imagine no one is watching as you do the fandango, regardless of what Instagram or Facebook might later suggest.