Creating a travel itinerary or selecting a destination from the bucket list could be the hard part if the planets have aligned and you have multiple itineraries to choose from. With some destinations becoming more enticing during a specific time of the year it is time to choose the best time to travel.
February & March beckons a trip to Carnival in Rio
Carnival before Lent is a celebration that takes place in many cultures and destinations but the one celebrated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is by far the largest of them, becoming the go-to reference for all celebrations of similar splendor. Euphoria, colorful parades, music, and partying all come together for a joyous atmosphere.
Worthy destinations where similar festivities take place are New Orleans with its Mardi Gras; the Notting Hill Carnival Caribbean festival event in London; the Venice Carnival in Italy; the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival in the Canary Islands, and so many more!
Outdoors experiences in Tokyo bloom in April
A dream trip to Japan should definitely be around the time of the year when the country’s iconic sakura (cherry blossoms) blooms. The attention of visitors and locals alike is captured as a beautiful blanket covers the country in soft pink splendor. Dress-up in traditional clothing and find the perfect scenery for that photo session. From imperial castles to pagodas and shrines, all become adorned with cherry blossom trees.
Movie lovers will enjoy France in May
All movie buffs out there have plenty of reasons to head to France in May. The spring weather is still around, and the summer heat can be avoided. Combine a visit to Paris and to Cannes, where the prestigious Cannes Festival is held located in the French Riviera. Indulge in the luxury vacation you truly deserve.
July in two words: light clothes
Summer is pretty much at its peak, wonderful weather, not too warm not too humid. From the Caribbean to the Mediterranean and over to the Indian Ocean, the average temperatures are simply ideal for a perfect trip to the beach, to go island hopping, navigate the oceans, or simply indulge in the attractions of a big city.
Our top picks for summertime: explore the Greek Islands, navigate to Madeira and Azores, the Portuguese islands in the northern Atlantic, experience the desserts of Morroco, enjoy a road trip around the northern UK or Ireland, or head to San Francisco, USA, to take part in the local festivities that July brings to the entire country.
Start November celebrating the dead
A festival originating in Mexico, where it is observed and celebrated in style. It is also held in other places, especially by people of Mexican heritage. If you want to be at the center of the festivities head to Patzcuaro and Jatnizio in the state of Michoacan, Xochimilco in Ciudad de Mexico, or Cuetzalán in Puebla.
The Holidays officially begin with Thanksgiving!
And for many in the United States, and visiting from abroad, New York is the place to be! Not only is it home to countless museums and art galleries, as well as outdoor activities, but the spot where many attractions celebrating the holiday season take place. Whether you come for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting, the ice-skating rinks, enjoy a drive, or marvel at the holiday light installations in Dyker Heights, New York is simply it.
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