Phoenix, Arizona, is renowned for being one of the top cities in the USA for scenic hikes that will take your breath away. The city sits in the middle of the desert but is punctuated and surrounded by many hills and mountains that offer great views of the area. If you’re visiting the city and staying with friends, family, or in a great IHG hotel in Phoenix, then you have to take in at least one of these trails. These rocky outcrops are just waiting to be explored!
You might have been thinking about going to the US for a holiday – and why not? Whether it’s a road trip, a jolly around New York, or a crazy-exciting holiday to Orlando’s theme parks, they’re all guaranteed to be super fun. It’s just there’s one big headache that comes about when you’re planning these trips…actually getting there. There’s the hassle of packing your luggage, dealing with the paperwork, wondering exactly how many coffees you’ll need to deal with the jetlag (or for the adventurous among us, finding out what is the absolute maximum amount of caffeine a human body can tolerate before, presumably, it just implodes).
For some reason the wanderlust never fades, and for me it bites especially hard at the beginning of a new year. The beginning of the year provides a great opportunity to explore destinations that come into their own in the cold winter months. Winter fairs, great architecture covered in pure white snow, and unique winter activites all draw people in to explore these locations at their best. Here are the 5 best destinations in Europe for a getaway at the beginning of the year.
I’m going to be honest with you;
In my 26 years on this planet, I’ve had 2, maybe 3, new years eve celebrations that have come close to living up to the expectations that come with the night.
The rest have been a complete an utter let down.
The Whitsundays are located on the beautiful coast of Queensland in Australia and are made up of 74 wonderful islands. Most of these islands are uninhabited, but some of them offer accommodation, food, and activities, like golf. This, along with the beauty, makes The Whitsundays an incredibly popular tourist destination. If you’re planning a trip to the island, then you are in luck; The islands and the surrounding waters offer plenty to see and do. Here are some fun activities that you can take in during your visit to these magnificent islands.
Fancy a holiday abroad to an urban city with a difference? Then perhaps a trip to Lusaka, the capital and largest city in Zambia in southern Africa, could be the ideal place to head to. Think traditional, tree-lined streets, busy markets, high rise blocks of flats, and modern streets of shops.