Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
A blazing party
In Sweden, the arrival of spring is celebrated with bonfires and boisterous revelry. The Valborgsmässoafton festival is one of very few traditional festivals not celebrated within the family, but in public, and guests are always welcome.
Where have all the flowers gone? In spring, these big flowers and horticultural shows make for blossoming landscapes.
Fields of flowers
Keukenhof flower park in the Netherlands delights visitors with 4.5 million tulips and 2.5 million daffodils, hyacinths and other bulbs each year. Keukenhof is spectacular, vast and open March 21 to May 19.
A mysterious “time garden”, a “Silk road garden” and a “peach blossom land” are just three of many poetic concepts being realized at the international horticultural exposition in Beijing (April 29 to October 7)
Two Scotmen walk into a bar … no, ragging the natives is taboo at the International Comedy festival in Glasgow, Europe’s biggest (this year, March 14-31), which welcomes a host of charming stand-up comics.