The biggest city in New Zealand, Auckland is the king of this country’s North Island. This busy metropolis which contradict ideas that this place which appeared in The Lord Of The Rings is just bucolic countryside and rolling hills. Visitors are able to watch the All Blacks, an iconic rugby team at Eden Park, or enjoy fine dining at its very best in chic restaurants in Viaduct Basin, or you can take a popular ferry to the Waiheke Island where you can visit the beautiful wineries.
The size of Peru makes this a perfect holiday destination for a when it comes to exploring the colourful towns, beaches and cloud forests. You can embody the “pura vida” lifestyle of this country with family adventures, which allow for a way to enjoy the good life, discover national parks, beachside lodges, canopy walks and the diverse ecosystems. During festivities, especially Easter in Peru is a magical time where the culture of the country truly comes alive.
3. Cape Town
South Africa may seem one of the far-flung choices on a quest for winter sun, yet Cape Town offers a convenience aspect in regard to the time difference which is only GMT+2 to the UK, along with temperatures that never really go below 20C during a European winter. Combine this with the beauty of Table Mountain, the attractiveness of Cape Peninsula and oceanside towns and stunning beaches and you are offered with a winning hand.
The concept involved in “it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” takes on a twist when in Florida, where Santa is forced to steer a sleigh through temperatures that rarely go below 20C. The festive season in Orlando takes on a specific spin, where the primary theme parks, which includes Universal Orlando and Disney World among others strive to impersonate the “real winter” through artificial snow or carnivals, repentant Scrooges, boy wizards, talking mice along with a general merriment.
Spain is a glorious summer haven, especially during a time when the remainder of Europe is lost in rain and wind. Temperatures, which are cooled by gentle sea breezes, hover around 24C. This country offers many interesting locations; in Catalonia you will discover the rugged Costa Dorada and Costa Brava. Further down this coast is Costa Blanca which is famous for white-sand beaches. Along the curving southern edge of Spain are the sun-soaked regions which include Costa de la Luz, Costa del Sol and Costa de Almeria.
The capital to Western Australia is sizzling while Europe is shivering, with 10 hours of perfect 25C sunshine every day in the month of November; temperatures even rise to the high twenties in December, January and February. Perth is a great city for relaxing afternoons, or surfing sessions along with a highly active city. Scarborough Beach and Cottesloe Beach are the ideal starting points for your journeys afield.
The 3rd biggest island of the Caribbean, Jamaica has been a familiar option for many British tourists over the years, with resort areas like Ocho Rios and Montego Bay illuminating the North Coast with a number of elegant resorts. Similar to many of the other Caribbean countries, the temperatures hover in the high twenties, while December through to April bring about dry days before the hurricane seasons between June and November.
In some cases, dismissed as the stop-off point for longer journeys, this is fascinating city, which offers a lot more than just the place to catch your next flight. Singapore shows up old British colonial days in the Raffles Hotel in their iconic courtyard, yet still loudly shouts about its 21st century vibe in shopping malls along Orchard Road, a retail avenue, and futuristic flora associated with Gardens by the Bay.