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 ( rio-loco.org).
On the beach at Whitby this weekend, North Yorkshire Open Studio creates sand sculptures ( nyos.org.uk).
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 ( caprocat.com). Tomorrow, the free Exhibition Road Music Day takes over in Kensington, London (exhibitionroad.com).
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 ( capeverdeexperience.co.uk).