Some of the best kinds of travel experiences you can have with a family in tow are the ones that invoke a sense of adventure. While beach vacations may be perfect for some rest and recreation, sometimes a bit of adrenaline is needed to keep those kids busy (and worn out).
Travelers looking to make their way to Thailand would do well to stop by the Wat Samphran Dragon Temple. Sitting only 30 miles (48 km) outside of Bangkok, the 17-story cylindrical tower is a well-hidden Easter egg for visitors as it is rarely mentioned in guidebooks, tourist maps, and travel websites.
Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, “Snow Cross Inn” is the perfect winter destination to unplug and unwind while being close to some of Colorado’s busy world-class ski resorts. This peaceful mountain retreat can be found at 9,500 feet, 18.5 miles (23 minutes) from Leadville, 19.4 miles (30 minutes) from Vail, and 21.1 miles (33 minutes) from Beaver Creek.
Whether your perfect winter holiday includes adrenaline packed rides, enjoying breathtaking mountain views or snuggling up in a blanket on a horse-drawn sleigh, there’s no shortage of exciting things to experience in Colorado.
Long thought to be the birthplace of the automobile and the motorcycle, Stuttgart has something great to offer gearheads looking for a place to lay their weary heads.
Larung Gar in China’s Sichuan province is a spiritual oasis for Buddhist practitioners from all over the world and an exciting tourist destination for travelers keen on exploring Tibetan culture.
Home to just 450 residents, Ittoqqortoormiit (formerly known as Scoresbysund) in eastern Greenland is the most remote inhabited community in the western hemisphere. Founded in 1925 by a team of Inuit settlers, this tiny town is nestled between the world’s biggest national park, Northeast Greenland National Park, and the glaciers and towering fjords of Scoresby Sund.
Santa Claus Village, located about 5 miles (8 km) northeast of Rovaniemi in Finland, is one of the world’s top Christmas destinations. Thousands of people flock to this glittering, snow-covered site each year to cross the Arctic Circle, meet with Santa Claus at his actual “office” and experience the magic of Lapland.
Are you still wondering where to spend your winter holidays? SnowHotel & Glass Igloos is a great accommodation option for anyone planning to visit Arctic North Europe this year. Located about 16 miles (26 kilometers) from the winter capital of North Finland, Rovaniemi, the charming hotel is lying on the shores of Lake Lehtojärvi in the village of Sinettä, just above the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Meteora near the town of Kalambaka in Central Greece takes thousands of tourists every year a little closer to heaven. The fabled monasteries were built on the edge of sandstone peaks in the 14th century by monks wanting to escape invading Turks.