Going for a family vacation not only strips you off the stress caused due to the dull urban routine, but it also gives you ample space and time to spend glorious moments with your loved ones. Of the many options for a good family vacation, the Caribbean remains undaunted in the top few. The turquoise waters, fresh air, warm sunny beaches, joyous crowd everywhere and a delightful cuisine to sink your teeth into – you wouldn’t want such a dream to end. Also, unlike the wrong advices, the Caribbean islands are quite a modernized destination and you can find places offering world class luxurious services in terms of staying, dining and recreation.
The island of Grenada is quite popular amongst the group, owing to its well established tourism infrastructure. Haiti is yet another location where you can experience the unique blend of French, African and native culture, apart from the coastal adventures.
After a long stressful batch of months into the urban commitments, you deserve a nice vacation, don’t you? What could be better than going to the Caribbean – enjoying the blue green waters, resting onto the cozy sandy beaches and savoring native delights? The Dominican Republic is one such heavenly abode for relaxation. rejuvenation and recreation. What more – apart from fantasy vacations, you can also have an experience of the well-blended Spanish, African and the native Taino cultures. The fun is at its peak when you can visit the Republic during one of their popular cultural festivals.
The town of Puerto Plata is filled with pomp during the Merengue Festival, when it flaunts the native artists (street performers, etc.) and the delicious native cuisine. This festival gives a platform to display the native agriculture and arts. Another exciting festival is the Latin Music Festival in Santo Domingo city.
The land of North Africa has some of the most extreme as well as amazing countries (when it comes to the tourism point of view) including Libya, Algeria and Morocco. One who is accustomed to the urban luxuries may not find appealing scenes here, but the land itself has it’s unique offerings for those who can be flexible while defining a perfect getaway.
The country of Morocco is actually a Constitutional Monarchy, and the King has extensive powers over the land and the active parliament. Apart from the various historical events (and the present after effects of the same), the land has a couple of amazing tourist destinations. Also, the traditional artifacts, like the authentic Moroccan carpets are quite a collectible. These carpets are woven by the native Berber tribes, which reside in the Atlas range of mountains. Made from a mixture of various wools, the carpets have a unique feel and texture.
When it comes to Australia (also nicknamed as the land ‘Down Under’), every corner has a unique surprise. From natural and geographical beauties to the world class luxurious amenities, from the Great Barrier Reef to the various Art Museums – it seems as though the journey will never end (not that anyone wants it to). Of then many states in Australia, Queensland is quite popular when it comes to tourism. Apart from the tourism perspective, it is also a very busy land in terms of trade, education, technology and so on. Brisbane, the capital of the state, is also the third most populated city in the country.
If you are into literature and arts, then you can visit the South Bank Parkland, a heaven for enthusiasts of creativity. You can also take the Brisbane River Cruise and enjoy the gorgeous views passing by. There are also many nature parks and zoos you can visit.
The land of Europe has been, for ages, been a center of major historical activities. However, today, with the advancement of human civilization, every corner of Europe has established its own league of unique features – some for the technology, some for the tourist destinations, and so on. Spain is one such amazing country, filled up to the brim with a rich history, warm culture and hundreds of tourist hot spots for one and all. Also, being surrounded by two famous water bodies viz. the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, it also has a couple of amazing group of islands, including the Balearic Islands.
The archipelago consists of four major islands, and has a population speaking majorly Catalan or Spanish. The islands have a legendary history dating back to the Trojan War and the Roman times. Apart from the natural treasures, the imprints of these historical events are also well preserved in the Balearic Islands.
When it comes to planning a special holiday for loved ones, one often gets confused, taking into consideration the hundreds of possible options. One wants to have the best moments, amazing experiences and simultaneously needs to keep a tab of the financial aspects. If you are one such worrier, then perhaps New Zealand is a good place to think about.
Begun as the land of the Maori culture, the country has now advanced rapidly, becoming a global center of education, culture, business and technology. Also, owing to the scenic landscapes and beaches, the amounts of tourists flocking to this place are increasing in number every year. Of the two main islands, North Island is a bit more favored when it comes to tourism. It constitutes of twelve cities, including Auckland and Hamilton. Owing to the various scenic beaches, national parks and the Kauri Forest, the North Island is a perfect getaway for the whole family.
Tied up within the urban commitments, people often find it difficult to settle down for a while and relax. Some may be lucky enough to go for a week old vacation, though there are many who cannot afford an escape that big. On such occasions, people often take their families off to a local tour or a visit to an old Grandma in the countryside. However, there is much more you can do, even if you can spend nothing more than a couple of days.
Singapore, located in South East Asia, is a city-state which not only has a rich history imprinted upon it but is also a very busy city in terms of business, fashion, shopping, recreation and technology. The city has a well developed infrastructure and the neighborhoods are well connected by buses and trains. You can browse through the various islands and explore this amazing rich land.
A serene atmosphere, cozy neighborhoods, a glass of exquisite wine coupled with world class cheese and soothing music – a small chunk of what the amazing land of France offers to you. Apart from the cultural gems, France also offers an astounding nature – sunny beaches to adventurous mountain ranges. This largest country in the Western Europe has had a rich historical heritage and is now also a global hub of economy, military, education and lots more apart from the popular culture. Also, this is a great place if you are planning a Chalet holiday.
Decide upon the theme of your Chalet holiday – do you want to settle down in a village or a town, or whether you wish to opt for a luxurious resort? Once done, pick out the various activities you want to enjoy on your holiday (like horseback riding, hiking, rafting, golf, water sports, etc.).
When one thinks of Japan, one is naturally drawn towards its rich history, the martial arts and the rapid advancement to becoming one of the global superpowers. One would also think about the various tragedies, despite of which it has, in a short period of time, woken up pretty quick. Today, Japan is one of the top leaders in science, technology, entertainment & finance. The city of Tokyo is not just the capital of Japan but is also a very busy financial center; in fact, it is the world’s largest metropolitan economy. It is also quite an expensive place, if you are relocating to Tokyo for employment purposes. However, for tourists, Tokyo holds a couple of interesting places.
One of the important tourist destinations is the Sens ji Buddhist temple in the Asakusa district. Another popular tourist destination is the National Park named Shinjuku Gyoen – famous for its magnificent blend of Japanese, English and French styles of landscaping.
The new age tourism is flourishing, largely due to the advancement in technology which facilitates people to gain knowledge and access to nearly each and every corner of the world – from the ancient ruins to desolate isles and from scenic landscapes to chic shopping and entertainment hubs. A holiday in Greece is surely an excellent option for those seeking an escape to an ancient land loaded with an astounding architecture and nature’s bounty. Athens is not just the largest city and capital of Greece, but it is also one of the oldest cities known to mankind, not to mention the fact that it is a highly popular tourist destination.
Athens is a well acclaimed center of culture, finance, tourism and history. The two must see sites in Athens include the Acropolis and the Daphni Monastery. The old outdoor theatre of Dionysus and the Cave of Schist are yet other astounding hot spots.