52 Weekends

Mid-April cherry blossom blooms in Kanazawa
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Mid-April cherry blossom blooms in Kanazawa

Arrived late to the cherry blossom party? Head north to Kanazawa, Sendai or Hakodate
Celebrate Easter Aussie style with a weekend trip to Sydney
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Celebrate Easter Aussie style with a weekend trip to Sydney

Head to one of the most beautiful cities in the world this Easter weekend for a few days of surfing, art, horse racing and a Royal Easter Show
Hong Kong Rugby 7s: The 3-day party
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Hong Kong Rugby 7s: The 3-day party

A rough and tumble weekend that sees grown men messing around like kids while dressed in funny gear. There's some rugby on too apparently
48 hours in Damascus and Aleppo, Syria
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48 hours in Damascus and Aleppo, Syria

Chaotic, challenging, but full of gritty cultural throwbacks, Syria's Damascus and Aleppo are two cities where it's easy to forget where you came from, and indeed where you're going
Gone to Goa: A kick-back weekend in India's coastal paradise
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Gone to Goa: A kick-back weekend in India's coastal paradise

Sleep on the beach, motorbike in the countryside, and eat some of the best sea food in the world in India's palm-fringed state
Taipei's hot springs, and other tantalizing Taiwanese pursuits
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Taipei's hot springs, and other tantalizing Taiwanese pursuits

Soak up the culture of Taiwan, as well as its warmth, by taking in its hot springs, Palace Museum, National Park and night markets
Last minute call up to the Vancouver Winter Olympics
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Last minute call up to the Vancouver Winter Olympics

The Games are well underway, but there is a load of action still worth catching, on the slopes and off them
Make this weekend a cracker with New Year celebrations in Beijing
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Make this weekend a cracker with New Year celebrations in Beijing

Chinese New Year kicks off on February 14, and along with Valentines this weekend calls for something special. Head to Beijing for romance, tradition, parties and culture
Skate along to the Sapporo Snow Festival
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Skate along to the Sapporo Snow Festival

Snow sculptures, ski resorts and ice cold beer... just three great reasons to head to the Sapporo Snow Festival this weekend
January 29-31: The Australian Open in Melbourne
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January 29-31: The Australian Open in Melbourne

It's finals time at tennis' first Grand Slam of the year -- but there is more to this sports-mad Australian city than just on-court action
January 22-24: Boracay International Funboard Cup
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January 22-24: Boracay International Funboard Cup

This weekend, head to the Philippines for the Boracay International Funboard Cup, a windsurfing water-fest with much more as well
January 15- 17: The Pongal festival in Chennai
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January 15- 17: The Pongal festival in Chennai

The biggest festival of southern India is a four-day adventure into culture, bovine veneration and amazing food
52 Weekends: Go somewhere different every week
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52 Weekends: Go somewhere different every week

From snow festivals in Japan to the World Cup in South Africa, we've got you covered for every single weekend of 2010
January 8–10: Harbin Ice and Snow Festival
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January 8–10: Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

The Harbin, China Ice and Snow Festival offers an incredible display of sights and ice-cold experiences
January 1-3: New Zealand’s Rhythm & Vines
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January 1-3: New Zealand’s Rhythm & Vines

Head to Gisborne for the new year's first sunrise as well as its first music festival