It’s finally here: Winter is upon us and the temperatures are helping us to remember that. Winter is easily the most unfavorable of the seasons. You need to shovel out your car, deal with ice, and bundle yourself up in several layers. Who wouldn’t jump at a chance to get away?
If you have some vacation time saved up and you’re ready to get out before the snow comes, here are 4 of the best trips you can take. Each location is warm and jam packed with adventurous and incredible things to do.
Known as the Land of Smiles, Thailand is an incredible country in Southeast Asia. Brimming with fascinating culture and some of the best food that you’ll find on the planet, Thailand has become one of the most popular tourist destinations. While most people find themselves in Thailand chasing after the nightlife, there are countless adventure-based things to do in this tropical climate paradise. Throughout the country, you’ll find some of the best…
With a VERY agreeable year round climate, the Cusco Region of Peru may easily become a second home to you. During our winter, Peru sees daily temperatures in the upper 70s. Quite a difference from the low 10s and 20s back home, right?
Perhaps one of the best things you could do in Peru is to hike the Inca Trail. This amazing trail will lead you to the breath taking views of the lost cities of the Incas. You’ll go deep within the Amazonian jungle, which is an easy 7,000 feet above sea level. Once you climb the 25 miles of unforgettable trails, you’ll find yourself overlooking the ruins of Machu Picchu.
Want to get away from the cold AND experience a once in a lifetime opportunity? The Galapagos Islands in Ecuador contain some of the most beautiful and majestic wildlife that you’ll find on the planet. While everyone else back home will be freezing their butts off, you’ll be diving with sea lions. You’ll be snorkeling with sea turtles. And you’ll be hiking with iguanas. The Darwin Trail takes you through all wildlife and near volcanos. Get packing!
The top spot on our list is for the true adventure seeker. In South Africa, you’ll find Kruger National Park. This safari adventure is going to put you into close contact with over 500 species of bird, 100 types of reptiles, close to 150 mammals, and plenty of stunning foliage. What’s more, you’ll have the chance to explore ancient archaeological sites. While the classic way to get around is inside of a 4x4, you can also explore the areas by boat and hot air balloon!
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