When Cliff Richards crooned ‘we are going on a summer holiday…no more working for a week or two’ he gave voice to the elation which a long summer vacation brings to children and grown-up alike. This summer, take some time off and head to an exotic destination to escape the heat and unwind.
Here are a few International destinations to keep in mind while planning your summer holiday.
Make Merry in Singapore
An amalgamation of many South Asian cultures, there is plenty of fun to be had in Singapore. Take in the night safari at Singapore Zoo, interact with birds at Jurong Bird Park, and stroll through the Botanic Gardens or the Gardens by the Bay. Little India, Chinatown, VivoCity, Orchard Road and Mustafa Centre are great for shopping while you can choose from a variety of cuisines at Marina Bay Sands and Clark Quay. Don’t miss out on Universal Studios and Sentosa Island for some thrills.
Explore Enchanting Europe
A favourite tourist destination, especially during summers, Europe has plenty of destinations and experiences to keep everyone happy. The city of romance, Paris, has much to offer besides the iconic Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum. The canals and tulip gardens of Amsterdam beckon invitingly while the chocolate and cheese are enough to have you racing to Zurich. Vienna is the cultural capital of the world while Monaco lets you rub shoulders with the rich and famous.
Have the Time of Your Life in Malaysia
Get ready to delight your senses with theme parks, aquariums, sandy beaches, and adventure activities. From Legoland to Sunway Lagoon to the cable car at Genting Highlands, Malaysia is a destination with varied experiences. Chalk up some Go-Karting fun at Sepang International Circuit and in Putrajaya, get a view of the world below from a hot air balloon. Be sure to try out some of the spectacular water sports at the exquisite beaches in Penang and Langkawi.
Glide Over the Desert in Dubai
This desert oasis is the perfect holiday location with its many attractions and shopping experiences. Get a glimpse of the view below from one of the observation decks in the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Have dinner aboard a quaint dhow as it cruises through Dubai Creek and shop till you drop at Deira Gold Souk or the Dubai Mall. Experience a desert safari through the sand dunes and check out attractions such as IMG Worlds of Adventure, Dubai Aquarium, Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, Ski Dubai, and Children’s City.
Seek Some Thrills in Australia
Apart from the kangaroos and koalas that Australia is synonymous with, outdoor activities and nature pursuits are found in plenty Down Under. At Hamilton Island, fly over the Great Barrier Reef in a seaplane and gaze at the Sydney Opera House from a boat cruise on Sydney Harbour. Try to capture the sunset at Uluru, also known as Ayer’s Rock, and end the holiday with a splash at one of the many spectacular beaches along the Gold Coast. The Penguin Parade on Philip Island and the many waterfalls in Cairns are some other experiences you might not want miss out on.
Be Stunned at the Diversity in Sri Lanka
Nature, culture, history and adventure are just some of the experiences that await you in Sri Lanka. With eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Sacred City of Kandy and the Golden Temple of Dambulla to the abundant hiking trails in Horton Plains National Park, choose the activity your heart desires. Bentota and Negombo near Colombo and Unawatuna near Galle and Mirissa Beach with its whale watching cruises are some spots you might want to check out.
And for adventure-seekers, white water rafting on the Kelaniya Ganga and surfing at Midigama beckon.
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