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Winter Travel Getaways to Warmer Weather

Chilly temperatures can definitely get you down. Do you find a lot of love in scraping all that ice from your car or shoveling snow from the driveway? If you don’t, then it’s time to think of going on vacation to a place where the weather’s warm and where you can have lots of fun in the sun. It’s time to start thinking of a warm-weather getaway. Here are some places to consider.

CaribbeanCaribbeanYou will get all the sun, sand, and the surf you need in the Caribbean Islands (tourism official site). Each one of them is amazing. And there are plenty of options for you to choose from: Jamaica, Trinidad, Dominican Republic, Antigua, Saint Lucia, Barbados, the Bahamas.  Those are just a few of the names that come to mind, but there are many other unexplored islands as well. Just relax on the beach and take in all of that island beauty. Of course you could get busy and play some beach soccer or volleyball.  But be sure to balance out that hard work with a dip in the sea or a relaxing fishing or diving trip.

MoroccomoroccoRich in nature, Morocco could also make for an exotic destination for winter. Morocco is a beautiful country, sitting on the edge of the Sahara Dessert with the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea covering it from two sides. And all of that coastline means, you will get miles and miles of beaches and lots of sun as well.

Buenos AiresPuerto_Madero_Buenos_AiresYou might consider visiting Buenos Aires during the winter. This is the Southern Hemisphere, so it is the summer here this time of the year. Buenos Aires is a sizzling city with young designers, incredible food, and the passionate tango. You can work up a sweat during a tango lesson in the Argentinean capital, so be sure to pack your dancing shoes.

SydneysydneySydney, also in the Southern Hemisphere, should be worth a visit, too. Sydney is a beautiful city with many famous landmarks, like the Opera House and the harbor. Explore the flea markets and pick up some souvenirs. Take a walking tour to see some stunning buildings in unique architecture or go on a cruise around the harbor. Visit the Blue Mountains as well if you have time.

MexicomexicoYou will find plenty of reasons for visiting Mexico in the winter–not the least of which is the warm weather and sunshine. There are the famous Mayan ruins in Mexico such as Chichen Itza, Palenque, and Teotihuacán. Then there are the incredible beaches of Acapulco, Cancun, and Los Cabos. There are exotic forests to explore and food to savor as well.

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Travel to Cuba

Cuba which is the alligator-shaped country island in the Caribbean has captivating beaches, proudly standing mountain ranges and tranquil plains. When you say Cuba, there is only one thing that it is famous for Cigar, Salsa music, Rhum and vacations. It is also synonymous to classic cars. It boasts of the 100% preserved wheels like the 1930 Cadillac V-16, the 1980 Daimler and a 1926 Rolls Royce.

One point of interest in Cuba is the old Havana that is being improved and turned into a fantastic museum showcasing things about the Spanish Empire gardening and architecture. Cuba is also famous because of the reference of the late great writer/sportsman Ernest Hemighway. The 5th level of the Hotel Ambos Mundos is being worked to become a tourist destination. This used to be Hemingway’s writing studio. You can actually sit and feel his presence in his typewriter, relax and enjoy the view from his balcony. See Pilar, Hemighway’s yacht docked in the harbor which has a mini version in his toy collection gallery. Havana (La Habana) offer to travelers a perfect selection of the most popular hotels in Cuba. When in Cuba, you get to enjoy not only the view and the history but also the rich dancing that it is known for.  Enjoy the zest of pure Cuban drinks and music.  The Tropicana dubbed as the “Paradise Under The Stars” sports rainforest scenery with attractive music coupled with talented Cuban men and women who makes a show of exotic dancing on a cobweb-shaped platform. Cuba is one of the busiest island countries in the Caribbean especially during the night. Music and dancing do not stop until the early dawn. Cuba’s ultimate beach destination is the Veradero which has dozens of beach resorts lining the shores. Xanadu is one attraction that you should not miss when you to Veradero.

Barbados Just for You

Barbados is one of the beautiful island countries in the Caribbean that is worth visiting if you want to relax and enjoy nature’s beauty. It is also known as the “Little England” way back the country’s colonial days. The best view of Barbados island can be captured atop the Cherry Tree Hill. The view reveals a famous landmark of the island, St. Andrew’s Parish, a name taken from Scotland’s patron saint. When it is your first time to come to Barbados Island, aside from exploring the place through tours, you can also enjoy the various nature activities and water sports like kite surfing, spelunking or commonly know as cave adventures, windsurfing and golf. Tours also range from safari, submarine, helicopter and catamaran adventures among others. Barbados Island in the Caribbean is the home of the many world renowned points of interests and place. One of which is the Harrison’s Cave featuring gigantic galleries of stalactites in its interiors. This is now being nominated to be included among the 7 Wonders of the World. Three of West Hemisphere’s famous Jacobean mansions are in this island, the rarest 17th century English cannons in the world can be found in this island. Finally, a very significant event happened also here, the cross-fertilization which gave rise to the first grape fruit on earth. These are only few of the exciting things that you can find in Barbados. Come to this beautiful island and experience these and more.