Oakland, California. The city has had a lot of hard times and a bad rap. But a new Forbes survey and lots of new building and parks is changing things up.
Cultures & Festivals
Festivals around the world and what cultures are all about are explored in these GoNOMAD Travel articles.
Frendly Gathering is one of the Northeast’s most popular festivals, and its sustainability efforts and community focus make it a great time for everyone.
In Miles City Montana, the third weekend in May is the famous Bucking Horse Sale, where horses that buck are pitted against cowboys, and festivities ensue. Not only bucking broncos but bucking steers and even a sheep that kids try to ride for fun.
Montelago Celtic Festival in Italy’s Apennine Mountains is a combination of a druid gathering, a music fest, and the Highland games–with camping, world music, and lots of beer and fun.
Senegal: Inside a 60,000 seat stadium, elaborate preparation and swagger as two contestants enter the ring for La Lutte, or The Struggle, a popular sport in West Africa.