N is for Nice, France: Ideally situated between vineyards, hills, and the hotspots of the French Riviera, Nice is, well, quite nice. With shopping, museums, Roman ruins, warm beaches, and plenty of nightlife, the city is a tourist’s paradise, without all of the crowds.
O is for Orlando, Florida: The ultimate family destination, Orlando is easy to navigate, and full of child-friendly destinations. Take the kids to Sea World or Universal Studios. Spend a day at the beach, and swim with the dolphins, or dine with a NASA astronaut. And, for kids of all ages, Walt Disney World is located just south of the city!
P is for Pamplona, Spain: In need of a little adrenaline boost? Come to Pamplona for the San Fermín festival. Running each summer from July 6-14, this festival hosts the “running of the bulls”. Though you can catch a bullfight almost anywhere in Spain, only in Pamplona do you actually get the chance to hop the fence and run along with them. Think you can handle it?
Q is for Quebec City, Canada: The French-speaking area of Quebec is Canada’s largest province. Come take in a National Hockey League match, ride a mountaintop gondola, or hike your way through the region’s mountains, valleys, and waterfalls. Quebec City provides a historical look into the origins of French civilizations in North America.
R is for Riga, Latvia: The city may be small, but it’s packed full of things to see. Walk through the town centre, take a tour through Old Town, or visit the Gauja National Park for some amazing medieval castle ruins. Riga, is the perfect historical stop on a tour around the Baltic area. The city also has a fantastic Open Air Museum, which provides a historic picture of Latvia’s origins and development.
S is for Sydney: This “harbour city” is famous for its bridge, opera house, and beaches. And since the seasons are flipped in the Southern Hemisphere, you can get your golden tan here while it’s winter in the UK!