Taking a mid-winter break can be amazing, but obviously you’ll need to make sure you find the right break for you to enjoy. There is a wealth of choice and you’ll have to ensure the break you choose suits you and your family and allows you all to enjoy your winter time away to the fullest extent imaginable.
Many people opt for snowy holidays during the winter. To off-set the disappointing snow content of a British winter, they head to Austria, Scandinavia, or any of a host of areas that can guarantee a nicely snowy winter time.
These countries are the best choice available if you’re looking to do some winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, or even just snowman-building or warming your hands on hot mugs of chocolate milk whilst watching the winter wonderland outside. Many people seeking some mid-winter escapism are worried that they will dislike these destinations due to their dislike of cold.
Be aware, however, that anyone who enjoys warm spaces will find a lovely place by the fire! The cold is easier to brave when you know your holiday requires you to do very little you have to, and allows you instead to meander from optional activity to optional activity – or spend the entire time by the fireplace with a lovely book. Your holiday is all about you, after all!
Another option for the winter is taking a holiday to warmer climes. If you hate our wintry rain and occasional drifts of snow and ice, then warmer countries are a wonderful idea. Below the equator, summer reigns while we’re all tucked up against the cold, and you can easily find things to do.
South America, for example, offers some amazing opportunities for sight-seeing that simply can’t be rivalled, and many Pacific or Atlantic islands and ocean-facing countries offer unbelievable surfing options. Swimming your winter days away in the warm ocean is very different from wandering the streets with a brolly, and getting a tan while everyone back home is shivering has its own special kind of satisfaction.
Whether you enjoy warm weather or winter sports, there are holiday ideas that will suit you this winter. Just because it isn’t summertime doesn’t mean there shouldn’t be any trips abroad! So suitcase up, and get ready for a wonderful winter time away that’ll keep you warm or cool you down, according to taste!