8 Awesome Places to Make this Christmas Memorable
Christmas is almost here and still thinking about where to go? Still scrolling through the dusty old travel books and clearing destinations? Wanna make this Christmas the best of your life? Then there are some of the destinations which will enthrall you with excitements of lifetime coupled with an adventure that will last the memory lanes. So, let’s make the most of time we have in hand. Moving on, here are the wonderful places:
Lapland is the northernmost region of Finland, sparsely populated bordering Sweden, Norway, Russia and the Baltic Sea. The surroundings of this place, the wilderness of Urho Kekkonen National park more than just makes up for an exotic Christmas treat that we ever wanted. It is an actual winter wonderland where the stakes of entertainment are always high and Christmas just adds pleasure to its already glorified beautiful geography. Traverse the landscape via a reindeer-pulled sled or go cross-country skiing on the Saariselka trails. Don’t forget to stay at some of the igloos at Hotel Kakslauttanen made of thermal glass.
Canada can be simply called as the land of the great entertainment and Montreal, the second largest city in Canada makes up for an enthralling Christmas destination. It is close to the European coast and Vancouver and this aspect of Montreal makes us feel combined aspects of two continents. Christmas makes this place magical and you can go for a spin round the ice at the Patinoire du Bassin Bonsecours.
Kaikoura, New Zealand
This peninsular city of New Zealand is one of the most beautiful cities of the world teeming with Sperm Whales, fur seals, dusky dolphins, pilot whales and Albatross in the Kaikoura Bay. If you are a sailing enthusiast with a hobby of spotting marine life, this place could well be made only for you. Do not forget to stay at the Ecotourism accommodations at Hapuku Lodge and Tree Houses.
This mountain town serves up as the pretty old and highly traditional holiday without all that Aspin attitude, Explore Pueblo dwellings or take a brisk ski run down the slopes or to just curl up with a rum toddy in a true Western saloon. You should stay at the Rochester Hotel to pay homage to Durango’s cinematic past.
Christmas can be a very good time to be at Malmo, Sweden which can be temporarily called as old-meets-new Swedish town. Here you can shop for Modernist designs while strolling through its 16th Century square. The locals use to leave a hearty dinner of Aquavit and Herring by the fireplace for Santa instead of milk and cookies. If you want to be served with traditional Swedish Christmas dishes, you must visit Grand Hotel Garden Malmo.
Edinburgh can be attributed to as the showcase capital city of Scotland filled with the historical, cosmopolitan and cultural heritage of its ancient setting. These settings are wonderfully striking perched on a series of extinct volcanoes and rocky crags rising from the generally flat landscape of the Lothians. The Christmas is celebrated here in utmost style while you can extend your stay for the world-famous Hogmanay, some week later.
In its wonderful landscape, the daylight is only four hours long and the liquid green aurora borealis illuminating in the night sky. Statues of the 12 Yule Lads which is the Icelandic version of Santa Claus peer out from every corner shop and windows. For covetable views of the Hallgrimskirkja cathedral and reasonable room rates, check in to the Hotel Leifur Eiriksson.
If you are a lover of Northern Lights, there is another beautiful place to crash. Tromso, Norway can be a full party palace, these unparalleled views of the Northern lights and have a chance to see the North Pole and the Arctic Circle. For Christmas, the whole area becomes much more ecstatic.