Christmas is here! Everyone is in high spirits, Christmas tunes are pumping, Christmas tree is decorated and Love Actually has been on repeat since the start of the month. However depending on which country you’re living in your experience will be completely different. In the UK you might experience a white Christmas and the smell of roast turkey wafting through the house, where as the chances are if you’re in Australia you’ll be at the beach, and waiting for the BBQ to be ready!
Whether it’s cold or hot, check out the perks experiencing both Christmas seasons:
And just like that, summer is over! But good news, there is still plenty of cities to travel to especially in the winter time! And you’ll get some fantastic perks: less crowds, less sunburn and you’ll also get to see cities covered in snow and festive lights! Move over summer, because your winter travel adventure awaits!
Check out our top five winter destinations you should add to your travel bucket list:
White Christmas anyone? For all you Aussies and Kiwis, a winter Christmas is something you’re not used to. But for those from the UK, United States and Canada, this is definitely the norm. There is something extra special about the festive period in the winter time. It’s magical. Think mulled wine, horrendous Christmas jumpers, ice skating and cute Christmas markets. A winter Christmas just makes sense doesn’t it? Father Christmas is dressed in wintry red attire and is based in the north pole with reindeer and a sleigh, Christmas tree decorations seem to appear to be cold weather themed (icicles, snowflakes and such) and the typical Christmas meals of a hearty roast don’t really fit the scorching hot temperatures of the southern hemisphere summer.
Here are 5 reasons why you must experience a winter Christmas:
The festive season is finally here with the count down ‘til Christmas in full swing. It’s the time of year, especially when living in the northern hemisphere where it’s okay to wear debatable Christmas jumpers, to attempt your luck at ice skating, to sing carols at the top of your lungs and to drink copious amounts of alcohol because you’re so popular with all the Christmas shindigs you’re invited to, and must attend. It’s also a time of year when you can take a break and go experience an end-of-year adventure and see some magical place. It is however, a super expensive, stressful and busy time of year and a high season to travel. But don’t fret, we have some travel tips to help you avoid certain situations, so you can be fully prepared.
The Christmas and New Year period offers unique experiences to ensure it will be one festive season you’ll never forget. It’s the perfect opportunity to travel to destinations that you’ve never been to, but have always desired to. For many of us, it is also a difficult time being away from friends and family, enduring an orphan’s Christmas and attempting to make an epic roast just like your mum, putting in that extra effort to feel like you’re not too far from home. But hey, life is short and the world is wide. Let’s make the most of it.
Christmas and New Year abroad means you have plenty of countries to explore which are different, unforgettable and exciting. Here are some Christmas and New Year options that may tickle your fancy.
Christmas has always traditionally been a time for family gatherings and endless partying. However, the cold weather and the end-of-year stresses can prove to be rather too much of strain at times, and as a result, it’s the ideal time of year to book a festive break and escape the monotony of the Christmas routine.
Egypt is a popular choice for those choosing to get away from it all in December, and the reasons why are fairly evident. There are so many things to do in Egypt, and booking a tour rather than a standard package holiday provides a great way of experiencing all the wonders in one amazing holiday; while your friends back home are busy panicking about that last-minute Christmas shopping!
Christmas is always a wonderful time of the year, filled with festive cheer and merriment. However, there’s no denying that the festivities can start to feel somewhat stale; particularly when you’re stuck in the same routine, year in, year out!
A great way to break the sense of monotony is to book a holiday over the Christmas period. Not only does it provide an excellent way of escaping the chilly weather, but it also gives you the chance to explore a different country and experience Christmas in alternative surroundings.
5 Great Ways To Celebrate The Festive Season On A Tour Of Turkey
Turkey is a popular choice in the winter months. Not only are the temperatures far milder than back home in the UK, but visiting out of the summer season gives travellers a chance to experience a different side to the country, without jostling for space with thousands of other tourists.
If you’re looking for inspiration, then here is our list of top things to do in Turkey.
Summer is well and truly over, but don’t despair; it’s now the count-down to the most magical time of the year…Christmas! However, before you start to panic about buying presents and hosting extensive festive parties for friends and family, it’s a great time to think instead about escaping all the stress and booking a wonderful winter getaway.
Tours At Christmas: Our Top Tips For The Best Christmas Tours This Winter
Whether you’re looking for an atmospheric winter wonderland in a far-flung location, or a sun-soaked escape from the dreary grey skies back home, there is definitely an Xmas tour just perfect for your requirements, just waiting for you to discover it. Here are a few of our top tips for your magical Christmas destination this year.