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It is time to get ready to enjoy the long winter months with adventure, exploration, colors and festivals. Here is the list of this year’s best Winter Trips from around the world:

1. HARBIN ICE FESTIVAL, China: It starts from the 5th of January 2014.The local artists celebrate the winter by making ice blocks from the Songhua River into beautiful crystalline pyramids and palaces, fairies, dragons, and also slides of ice. At day time one can enjoy by seeing figure skating, ice boxing competitions and at night it is so amazing to see the illuminated ice display of neon bright light. Harbin is reachable by train or flight from Beijing or Shanghai.

2. MESOAMERICAN REEF, Belize: The Central America’s Mesoamerican Reef system covers more than 600 miles along the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. It is an easily reachable reef with some sections being 100 yards from the shore.It houses the three coral atolls – Glover’s Reef, Turneffee Islands, Lighthouse Reef; rain forests, snorkeling and kayaking along the reef are the main attractions.

3. WESTERN TAIWANTake a fabulous ride in
a superfast bullet train in Taipei to have a view of the beautiful valleys, plains and mountain ranges. It crosses 48 tunnels, and 152 miles of elevated rail to Kaohsiung. From February 23 to March 10, the neighborhood surrounding the Hsinchu High Speed Rail Station hosts the 2013 Taiwan Lantern Festival. Every night the skies are illuminated with thousands of animated lanterns.


An 80 minutes direct flight takes one from Miami, to the Cayman Island for a wonderful winter weekend. It consists of three islands – Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Brac. You can swim with the green turtles in the Cayman Turtle Farm, dive into the sea and go visit the U.S.S. Kittiwake, or relax in the Brac Reef Beach Resort.

The most famous Brazilian Carnival is a cruising dance party stretching mile after mile along center city and coastal circuits. Official Carnival runs from February 7 to February 13, but in Salvador, the partying continues through the morning of Ash Wednesday. This city founded in 1549 as a seaport, soon a slave capital, this city is an beautiful amalgamation of European, African and American Indian culture.