October is a busy month in the event world. From Halloween themed events to art exhibits, light shows and food festival, you can easily find something worth traveling for this month.
Cycling Shimanami Bike Tour
On Oct. 28, Setouchi, Japan will be hosting the Cycling Shimanami Bike Tour, an exciting event for those who love biking and nature. The setting is incredible – a 60-kilometer-long road and bridge network that connects Japan’s Hiroshima and Ehime prefectures. The route crosses several islands and offers amazing views of the Seto Island Sea National Park.
The Festival of Lights in Berlin
October is the best month to travel to Berlin and get the chance to experience one of the most famous light art festivals in the world. Now at its 14th edition, The Festival of Lights welcomes international artists to share their stories through light. From Oct. 5-14, the entire city is transformed into a stage, with its landmarks, monuments, buildings, streets and squares becoming canvases for expression.
Wizard School at Ashford Castle, Ireland
If you love Halloween, then you should travel to West Ireland where the 800-year old Ashford Castle offers the ideal Halloween experience. This is a trip suitable for all family members. Starting from Oct. 29 – Nov.3, the Ashford Castle offers towering walls, hidden passageways, secret gardens, a Treasure Hunt through the Forbidden Forest, Halloween movie screenings, a cookery school and other exciting activities.
The Month of Gold at Soneva Fushi, The Maldives
October is the month of the Festival of Color at Soneva. This is one of the resort’s landmark events, that welcomes six Michelin-starred chefs, wellness experts, tennis champions and more to Soneva Fushi, their flagship resort in the Maldives. From Oct. 24–30, the theme color is gold and the emphasis is on culinary experiences. Guest Chefs will be cooking at the resort’s newest dining venue, Once Upon a Table, an intimate restaurant seating just eight guests, offering panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.