The summer season is reaching its half-way point. For many families, August is their last chance to get away before the school year begins.
It’s already been a hot summer in many parts of the world, especially Europe, but there are plenty of beach and mountain towns that can provide a respite.
Many cities across the USA are celebrating the mid-point of the summer with festivals and fairs.
Europe, meanwhile, is becoming more reasonable to fly to because competition from low-cost carriers such as Norwegian Air and WOW Air are driving down airfares.
Here are a few destinations that are good deals for fun and value:
Scotland’s capital city is one giant party in August. The Edinburgh International Festival runs from Aug. 3 to Aug. 27 this year.
The first festival was held in 1947 to mark the end of World War II. It has since grown dramatically into several festivals celebrating different genres: music, dance, theater, and literature This year, 2,750 artists from 31 nations are expected to perform. The city expects visitors from more than 80 nations.
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