Top 5 Winter Holiday Destinations

Cape Town, South Africa

Business Traveller (Asia Pacific) suggests you go to Cape Town while everyone flocks to Europe and the US. The Xmas X-factor that they are proposing is spending Christmas face-to-face with a shark! Cage-diving with sea monsters would definitely add a bit of adventure to your advent celebrations wouldn’t it? You could also enjoy the variety of different activities that Cape Town offers – to name a few, wine tasting along the Constrantia route or a trek up to the iconic Table Mountain.

Lapland

Is seeing the Northern Lights on your travel wish list too? The vibrant illuminated skies will be an amazing sight and a beautiful moment to capture in photography. The colourful dancing lights will warm your holiday spirit. Lapland is a region that stretches across Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. The Independent – Traveller supplement offers a quick introduction to the various  tours and activities that will help you with your planning.

Gold Coast, Australia

Looking for a family adventure? Take a look at Escape Family’s trip to Gold Coast in Queensland, where they visited seven different theme parks in just four weeks.  There is a great mix of different rides for children, and wildlife attractions like Tiger Island. To read more about their travel stories, check out Travel/Escape.

Sapporo, Japan

Sapporo is Japan’s snowiest city and it is hosting an annual snow festival in February. With different ski resorts, beginners’ slopes and steep tree skiing, Sapporo can easily be your ideal destination for those who enjoy winter sports. Savour Japan in its rawest form in Sapporo where you can experience the best seafood the country has to offer. Read about the 7 ski hubs that The Morning Sun recommends or find out more about skiing in Japan on The Sun-Herald.

Bali, Indonesia

Bali and winter sun would be a perfect getaway for two. Herworld Brides (Singapore) has an article in its December issue featuring the unspoiled beaches, delicious Balinese delicacies and many other fun activities. Have a read and find out why they are Bali High.

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