What kind of person are you? Are you the type who prefers to enjoy a quiet holiday with family and friends at home? Or are you a go-getter, who sees the holidays as one of the best times to travel? Whoever you are, it’s no secret that holiday traveling is one of the most popular things to do. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular destinations and why people seem to love them so much.
New York City, New York
We’ll start things off domestically. NYC, USA is popular for a slew of reasons. The most attractive part of the city that never sleeps are the lights. In addition to the bright lights in Times Square, the city is dressed up in blinking, flashing Christmas lights. Whether they adorn Christmas trees or store windows or streetlights, they’re everywhere and they’re beautiful. Not to mention the fact that this place is basically a winter wonderland, as you can always count on there being a good amount of snow–something that not everyone is lucky to see every year.
Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world. As the city of love, it seems like there’s no better destination to spend a holiday with your loved ones. Full of life, this should be a bucket list city for everyone to visit.
In addition to its sheer beauty, the legendary Notre Dame Cathedral holds midnight masses that are free and open to the public. This is a unique experience that creates memories to last a lifetime. Thanks to its rich history, and its undeniable splendor, Paris remains one of the top holiday travel spots.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Though Dubai is known for being an expensive travel destination, if you’re lucky enough to ever get there, you’re in for a treat. Come the holidays, the streets are filled with parades, magicians, musicians, and performers of all kinds. The city turns into a mini festival, and it’s quite the site. Dubai makes sure you leave having seen a one-of-a-kind experience to last a lifetime.
For Americans, traveling to London is relatively easy due to the lack of language barrier. We can ask for directions, read maps and signs, and overall have a relatively stress-free experience. Around the holidays, we try to avoid as much stress as we possibly can, making this one of the best places to go.
Don’t let this fool you, though; London is full of neat markets, shops, and Christmas decorations. With yummy pastries and decorated trees on every block, London is hard to resist for most travelers, coming in at number one for the most traveled to destination for the holidays.
No matter what you do, it’s important to see the world. The only way we can truly become the most evolved versions of ourselves is if we see how other people live and what they do to celebrate a special time of year. The 100 Year Lifestyle encourages you to do as much as you can while you’re living on this earth. Never stop learning and never stop growing–you’ll regret it if you do.