The way the world turns means that the northern hemisphere is slowing down as holiday and vacation destinations. These are the months when warmer climates beckon. So we bring you some really interesting things to do in exotic places around the world. To keep the variety we have also picked a snow-packed location for your visiting pleasure. We hope our choices tempt you to take them up.
Universal Studios Singapore Christmas Celebration Ticket
With its many pleasures Singapore never ceases to delight. One of its biggest draws over the years is Universal Studios Singapore, especially its Christmas Celebration events. You can get on thrilling futuristic rides based on blockbuster movies like the Transformers, Shrek 4 and Revenge Of The Mummy. You will also be treated to fabulous LED light shows and even snowfall every hour.
Universal brings out all its famous and favourite characters for its Christmas bash. The Sesame Street characters and Toy Soldiers will be out and about. They will be joined by Santa Claus and his elves – of course.
To make your Christmas celebrations at Universal even more enjoyable the Universal Studios Singapore™ Christmas Pass and the Studios Singapore™ Christmas Event Ticket entitles you to several special features. You get to use all the rides and attractions plus enjoy a Free Special Meal. That is not all. In the evening you will be part of an exclusive and special Christmas event.
Darwin enjoys balmy weather and time spent on the water or waterfront can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences. Get on board our luxury air-conditioned catamaran and cruise Darwin harbor at sunset. You will cruise past some of Darwin’s historic landmarks such as Government House, State Square, Esplanade and the USS Peary Remembrance Look Out. Every moment is a photographic opportunity.
The Sunset Dinner Cruise is a spectacular experience. You can sit back and relax while you cruise the harbor and enjoy a glass of wine and a superb dinner. Your dinner is just as magnificent as the views. It is a territory style buffet and will consist of fresh baked bread, prawns, oysters, baked fresh fish (and other seafood), beef fillet, chicken, salads, fresh vegetables and a variety of deserts.
Hong Kong is recognized for being a commercial hub and a global financial centre. Its gleaming high-rise towers speak of profit-making and a business first culture. Happily this is not the whole picture. Hong Kong has a large and ever growing art scene. There are more than 200 art galleries to attest to its healthy art scene.
This tour will take you into several art galleries and their exhibitions where you can admire some really fine examples modern art from Chinese and international artists. You will get insights into artistic trends as well as the Asian art market. The guide will give you tips on how to value art works, auction tips and how to bargain in the art market.
The tour is a revelation for the art lover, connoisseur and investor and well worth the time.
Dubai now has a well-established reputation as an adventure, sport and outdoor activity destination. Some of the activities that burnish this standing involve the desert and its challenges. There are several options to taking on the desert and her magic.
The buggy option is a great one because it is just that bit of an individual and personal adventure. You can go solo or with a single partner on a roaring 800cc dune buggy across the undulating desert sands.
With a brief introduction and safety instructions you can roar off on your buggy through the trackless desert. The buggies are fully equipped with a roll cage, bucket seats and a safety harness.
This is one for the adventure minded. Every trip is unique as the guide will take you where the best snow is and that condition and location changes from day to day. To use the often-repeated phrase ‘once in a lifetime’ a Snowmobile trip across an Icelandic glacier is well and truly that and some more!
Skimming across the snow and the stunning Icelandic scenery on a powerful snowmobile is one you will not forget. This high-speed adventure takes you to glaciers and other places you will not be able to access on foot.
Your adventure will take you up to and on Langjökull Glacier, Iceland’s second largest. From here you can see the highest mountain in west Iceland, the domed Hofsjökull glacier, and the Kerlingafjöll Mountains.