Time to think of New Year's resolutions or maybe fulfill the ones you didn't cross out last year? Add travel to your New Year's resolutions! How about traveling to somewhere you've never been before and fulfill your travel bucket list or time to go on an adventure? No matter where your final destination will be, one important advice is to be sure to put your devices away.
... at least, take a few moments to just enjoy the landscapes around you as it is.
Sydney has so much to offer as a city! Check out the fantastic gems for foodies and the buzzing markets. Catch a glimpse of the humpback whales as they migrate along the New South Wales coastline. Go beyond the city to experience what New South Wales has to offer. Marvel at the sunrise over gorgeous limestone cliffs in the Blue Mountains or wind down in the wineries of the Hunter Valley - the oldest wine-growing region in Australia.
Love fashion? Love to shop? Then we have a nice suggestion for you. This nice Italian city is known for its beautiful stores and big fashion shows. Visit Galleria Vittorio, the World's Oldest Shopping mall. The architecture itself is just breathtaking. Just look up and notice the glass-vaulted arcades! Right now, you can find some of the world's leading boutiques and design stores. Also don't miss the beautiful Milan Cathedral which is adjacent to the mall.
Have you ever heard of a robot restaurant or a vampire cafe? Well, this is just a small fraction of all the interesting places to visit within Tokyo. Along with visiting the famous electric district of Akiharabara to the chaotic, yet organized Shibuya crossing, this host city of the 2020 Olympics is also the home of some iconic landmarks, including the Tokyo Tower, the SkyTree, Meiji Jingu Shrine, Sensoji in Asakusa, and the Imperial Palace.
Ride a bike like a local! Cycling around Amsterdam is the perfect way to see as much of the city as possible: experience Amsterdam's legendary Canal Ring, ride through Dam Square, Museum Square, and the Red Light District. See top attractions such as the Anne Frank House, Van Gogh Museum, and Royal Palace. Explore the Vondelpark or get out into the countryside. Amsterdam has been ranked the most bicycle-friendly city in the world!
Chengdu has much to recommend it to the intrepid traveller; it's the panda capital of the world and home to the famous Sichuan pepper. It's an alternative to the well-beaten tourist trails leading to Beijing or Shanghai. The city is the gateway to China's vast western hinterland, the ancestral home of the giant panda. However, you can see these lovable creatures up close at the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base and their plush toy equivalents are for sale on almost every street.
Check out the land of the Hobbits and explore one of the countries 'Down Under'! Experience bungy jumping or plan a 'sky walk' on the famous Sky Tower in the city. Then go beyond the city skyline and check out the geothermal sites, such as Wai-O-Tapu, or take a thrilling jet boat ride at the famous Huka Falls near Lake Taupo! Also, don't forget a visit to see the glow worms (a must-see attraction) at the Waitomo or Waipu Caves.