NOV 1 -30 - MALAYSIA GOURMET FESTIVAL
Nothing could be nobler than the premise of this festival: held throughout Malaysia, its aim is to make fine dining more accessible and affordable. Visitors can sample not just local food but also cuisines from around the world. A number of international chefs will be participating, and food outlets will offer deep discounts and other special offers to entice diners. Apart from sampling all the delicious fare, tourists can also attend cooking classes or sign up for a gourmet tour.
For more details please visit : www.migf.com
NOV 1 -2 GIANT OMELETTE FEST, LOUISIANA
Held in Abbeville, the festival is part of efforts to preserve the town's French heritage and commemorates an incident involving Napoleon who, while marching in the South of France, ordered the cooking of a giant omelette to feed his troops.
For more details please visit : www.giantomelette.org
NOV 1 6 SINTERKLAAS PROCESSION
Christmas arrives early in Amsterdam, for the Netherlands' very own avatar of Santa Claus, Sinterklaas, drops in on this date. In keeping with the city's fluid geography, Sinterklaas arrives on a boat, not a sleigh, But like his counterparts elsewhere, Sinterklaas also hands out goodies to children.
For more details please visit : www.amsterdamtourist.nl
NOV 3-7 FESTIVAL PORTA, RIGA, LATVIA
The stunning city of Riga hosts this contemporary folk music festival. The focus is on groups from Latvia, East Europe and Central Asia. The event is also a platform for bands from different countries and folk traditions to create music together.
For more details please visit : www.festivalporta.lv
Nov 21-23 Florida Pirate Festival
Put on an eye-patch, wear a tri-corner hat and pretend you're Captain Jack Sparrow before arriving at Clearwater's Coachman Park, the festival venue. The area was a pirate haven in the 17th and 18th centuries and this festival celebrates that history. There is a tall ship sailing, rides and re-enactments.
For more details please visit : www.piratefair.com
NOV 1-3 ROCK IN THE PARK, COLOMBIA
This could be the only government-sponsored rock festival in the world. The free rock concert, held in Bogota, draws a crowd of over 50,000 headbangers. A great opportunity to catch some excellent international and local acts.
For more details please visit : www.bogotaturismo.gov.co
Nov 21-30 Hocus Pocus Festival, Spain
The magical city of Granada plays host to this festival of magic. The biggest draws are the magic shows, on stage or in the streets, performed by some of the best-known magicians in the world. Expect every trick in the trade and then some.
For more informations please visit : www.turgranada.es