The year of 2020 has been a rollercoaster for everyone around the world. And although there have been bad times, it’s time to look into the future. Tired of being stuck indoors after the lockdown? Well then…. Time to book that well deserved, long awaited holiday! Below I have listed some countries, areas and activities that are often suggested to others as the “best holiday spots”. So, grab a smoothie, put up your feet and get ready to decide on your next adventure!!
Dubai was once a small fishing village, and has grown to be one of the most cosmopolitan cities around the world! Often explained as something “you need to see to believe,” Dubai offers a range of incredible memories for everyone who visits the area.
Whether you visit this amazing building, standing at 828m high, at night or day you will have a memorable experience. This astonishing building is found in the heart of Dubai, and stands watching over the city. Capture the perfect view from the observation deck, or grab a bite to eat. It’s highly recommended to try getting yourself in for a sunset session on levels 124 & 125!
The Dubai Desert
Only a short drive from Downtown Dubai, this desert allows you to do a variety of activities! From hot air balloon rides, to staying the night; from sandboarding to quad biking, you will never be bored. There is something for everyone!!
Parks & Resorts
Dubai isn’t one to be short of entertainment… With the range of Parks & Resorts, it’s a new experience each day! Children and adults alike are bound to lose themselves in the fun of these labyrinths of amazing theme parks. Some popular Dubai Parks are: Motiongate, Bollywood Park, and LegolandDubai.
Many people have Japan on their bucket-lists, and who can blame them?! With amazing sites, eye-catching buildings and a vast amount of activities and tourist attractions, it’s no wonder why you’ll need to take a few trips to cover it all!
Temples & Shrines
Temples and Shrines are everywhere in Japan. Locals and tourists stop by to pray to ancestors, or to commemorate a memorable occasion. Visitors can purchase omamori (small pouch charms) , or protective charms for things such as health, studies and much more. Some popular Temples and shrines are: Kinkaku-ji Temple, Meiji Shrine, Kiyomizudera Temple and Itsukushima Shrine.
Street Kart Shibuya
Always wondered what it would be like to enter a childhood favourite game?! Well Tokyo let’s you enter Mario Kart, and ride around the streets dressed as your favorite characters. And like many reviews have said, “Once was not enough!” So be prepared to find yourself going back more.
Ueno Park & Zoo
What better way to spend a spring afternoon than walking under cherry blossoms? But! Not only have you got a BEAUTIFUL park to walk around, but surrounding the park is also some of Tokyo’s popular museums and the Ueno Zoo! Cherry blossoms, history, art and a zoo. Sounds like a day packed with possibilities.
Cancún is just north of Mexico's Caribbean coast resort known as the Riviera Maya. Unlike the other holiday destinations on this list, you will experience a LOT of water based activities and tours. This destination is great for a Summer vacation!
Underwater Museum Snorkel Tour
The world's largest underwater display, made of over 500 life-sized sculptures. Get ready to dive head first into this underwater adventure and admire the marine life and colourful school of fish. This is one snorkeling expedition you won’t forget!
La Isla Shopping Village
Located in the hotel district of Cancun, this easy accessible shopping village is set up to make your experience easy and enjoyable while you shop. Packed with great places to find items to bring home, Starbucks, restaurants and food stalls, mexican specialty boutiques and even Louis Vuitton, Prada and other high end options to make your experience fulfilling. And if that’s not enough, there is even an aquarium to relax after a long day!
Selvatica Adventure Park ATV and Ziplines in Riviera Maya
Like an adventure? Want to get your adrenaline running? Then this activity will be one of the best choices for you. This activity offers a 5-in-1 adventure of a lifetime. Soar through trees, cross a treetop rope course, take a thrilling parachute drop and venture off-road on a heart racing ATV or Polaris RZR buggy excursion. To finish your thrill seeking adventure, take a dip in a private cenote (natural underground reservoir).
Lana is a Founder of HDA and is editor of this blog, there are many contributors on this blog, if you would like to be a contributor please contact me!
Edited by: Vibrational