Today While South Africa continues to entertain the planet, Toulouse celebrates the World Cup's host nation in the south-west of France with the Rio Loco festival, which runs until Monday with music, dance and art (

On the beach at Whitby this weekend, North Yorkshire Open Studio creates sand sculptures (

This week Check into Mallorca's hottest new address, Cap Rocat. Luxurious suites are housed in the walls of an old fortress overlooking the Bay of Palma ( Tomorrow, the free Exhibition Road Music Day takes over in Kensington, London (

In the diary Specialist tour operator The Cape Verde Experience has announced the launch of two new flights from Stansted and Bristol to Boa Vista, starting in December (