While there’s a particular sentiment to the statement “there’s no place like home for the holidays,” many of us would rather be anywhere else. That’s why Christmas time can be the very best time for a quick vacation.
So regardless of whether your holiday enhances that yuletide feeling with snow, and lights, and tree-lined streets; or whisks you off to a tropical beachfront hideaway—we’ve got a few splendid recommendations for the best places to vacation come Christmas time…
New York City is synonymous with the holidays—with bustling winter shopping, the lighting of the famous tree at Rockefeller Center, the city-wide Christmas displays in every department store window, horse-drawn carriage rides through Central Park and leisurely strolls with hot cocoa in hand through classic brownstone-lined neighborhoods—Christmas is definitely in the air in Manhattan.
The Québécois serve up a traditional French Canadian Christmas—or rather Noël—with twinkling century stone homes perched along narrow cobblestone streets; tons of good cheer; great food that could include delicacies such as meat pies, giant scallops au gratin, and grilled pheasant breast; and of course loads and loads of snow ripe for sledding, skiing, and skating.
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Since ancient times, Europe has been layered in history, and one of the best ways to see the culmination of different architectural styles is the famous castles.
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Many people don’t necessarily think of hitting the beach when they visit the UK, but in fact it is absolutely loaded with beautiful coastline, alas the water isn’t always the
Cookies and cakes, bread and bagels, oh my! New Yorkers love baked goods—that’s no surprise, especially given that the city’s unofficial pastry patron is the bagel.
Consider it The People’s Choice awards for architecture. The American Institute of Architects commissioned a public poll on the most popular architectural works in the country.
Many people don’t associate Italy with street food, but they would be missing out on a country that offers regional specialties and unique eats.
Traveling is about discovering new people, places, culture, and—of course—food, glorious food.
California’s 17 Mile Drive winds along a dramatic coastline connected to the Pacific Coast Highway, a world-renowned coastal drive with a wealth of striking natural attractions.
It seems that France was created with hundreds if not thousands of opportunities to snap the perfect photo, as it is loaded with 2,000+ miles of shoreline, seven major mountain
No matter if you’re planning the trip of a lifetime, or if you’re embarking on a quick weekend getaway, having an awesome vacation (i.e.
Despite what the movies may have shown you, hostels can be a great and affordable way to travel across Europe. They’re quick, efficient, and provide a no-thrills attempt at necessities.
There are two ways to visit Europe, the first is with kids and although that seems overwhelming at first, this continent is actually quite kid-friendly.
Put away your preconceptions, because traveling alone in the United States is actually quite easy and safe to do, even for solo female travelers.
Australia is known for its friendly people, sandy beaches, the famous Great Barrier Reef, warm temperatures and unique countryside.