Winter Destinations

Whether you are looking to escape the winter cold or embrace it, we have the best destinations around the world to warm the soul.

Best Winter Vacations For People Who Love the Cold

The best winter vacations don’t have to be all about sunshine and beaches. There are plenty of ways to have an awesome winter getaway — even when the weather is below freezing! Grab your hat and gloves and enjoy the crisp winter cold in these five cities. All fjords are wonderful, but in Bergen, the […]

Tropical Destinations to Escape the Winter

Looking for stunning tropical destinations that won’t break the bank? Join the club. It seems like a truly Utopian dream: a tropical paradise that offers all the trimmings — minus all the exorbitant prices. Well, I’ve spent the last decade of my life chasing the dream (of living in a sarong on an idyllic stretch […]

The Ultimate Guide to Chinese New Year 2019

Ready to celebrate the Year of the Pig? Here’s your guide to the biggest Chinese New Year 2019 celebrations. Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival) means a lot of different things to folks across the globe, but one thing holds true no matter where you’re from: the new year […]

Iceland in Winter: Fall In Love With Reykjavik In Total Darkness

On December 22, Reykjavik will see just four hours of daylight from when the sun rises at 11:23am and sets at 3:30pm. During the daylight hours, the sun will rise to a max high of 3-degrees on the horizon, barely peeking out. If you think that visiting Iceland in winter sounds totally crazy, think again! […]

Best Things to Do in London in Winter

Although the temperatures dip lower and the days become shorter, London holds a special charm in winter. Every corner in London tells a story. It’s a city of iconic landmarks, fun, culture, lights, and color. London confirms and shatters numerous stereotypes—it is historic and modern, tumultuous and pleasant, multiethnic and still very British. Christmas markets, […]

Europe’s Most Unusual Christmas Traditions

Our experts weigh in on three unusual Christmas traditions from their travels. What comes to mind when you think of Christmas? It is likely an image of Santa Claus delivering presents under the tree with the help of his adorable reindeers. He has a jolly laugh emanating from his belly that’s far too full of […]

Ouray, Colorado: A Taste of Switzerland in America

Looking to get a taste of Europe this winter but not sure you have the time (or the budget) to make it across the pond? Check out Ouray, Colorado, a small-town gem that’s affectionately known as the “Switzerland of America”. As a sought-after destination for over 100 years, Ouray, Colorado boasts a lot of charm […]

The Most Epic Ways to See the Northern Lights

Luxurious arctic winter adventures may seem like an oxymoron, we admit, yet with these epic ways to see the Northern Lights, you’ll view all the action (without all the freezing!) Read on to discover how. The awe-inspiring Northern Lights rate highly on most globetrotters’ bucket-list, yet if you’re anything like me (infected by serious wanderlust […]