TOP 10 VACATION SPOTS
1. Miami, FL
Miami, FL is the perfect tropical vacation in the United States. Miami offers a multitude of things to do for everyone. You can relax on the white sand beach, and grab food and drinks on South beach. If shopping is your thing you will be impressed with the $1.05 billion outdoor shopping mall in Brickell. If you're interested in the Scenic Route make sure to visit the historic hideaways of Coral Gables and finish the night with some traditional Hispanic Cuisine on Calle Ocho.
The Maldives is perfect for anyone looking for an isolated vacation. However, isolation does not mean dull. You can explore shipwrecks and snorkel in the crystal clear waters. Unwind at night with cocktails and fresh seafood. This luxurious relaxing vacation is a dream come true.
3. Cape Town, South Africa
Cape town is quickly rising as a multicultural destination with diverse arts, cuisine, and nightlife. This port city on South Africa's southwest coast has breathtaking views, stunning vineyards, and a popular attraction, the Table Mountain.
4. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Bora Bora is an unspoiled paradise with luxury accommodations in an uncrowded island. It has been said that Bora Bora's lagoon has over 50 shades of blue. Shark and Stingray feeding is a must in these crystal clear waters. If swimming isn't your thing then spend a day inside one of the world's most luxurious high-end spas. Finish the night with a sunset cruise and a romantic waterfront dinner.
5. Maui, Hawaii
If you're planning a trip to Hawaii don't forget to spend a few nights in Maui you will not be disappointed. Make sure to book a snorkeling tour because Maui is known for having a diverse marine life. Must Do's include visiting Turtle Town and the Coral Gardens. Nighttime festivities should include a Luau and Sunset Sail. If you're feeling adventurous head to the North Shore for some ziplining.
6. Santorini, Greece
A great way to get some exercise is to hike from Fira to Oia it is one of the best things to do in Santorini and it's free! Boat tours are a great way to quickly explore Santorini if you're not there for many days. If you rent a car make sure to visit the ruins at Akrotiri and the village of Pyrgos. Lastly, if you're a big wine lover like me make sure to take a Santorini winery tour you will regret it if you don't.
7. Phuket, Thailand
Phuket has some of Thailand's most amazing beaches. The island has luxurious seaside hotels, food markets and a rich nightlife. Make sure to rent a boat to visit the nearby islands especially the famous Koh Phi Phi. Take your taste buds on an adventure at one of the Night Markets in Phuket and eat traditional Thai food like a local.
8. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona is known for its history, architecture, and food. Must Do's include visiting La Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, and a food market. If you have a hankering for sweets make sure to stop by Museu de la Xocolata for one of a kind chocolates. Don't forget to take advantage of the 60 miles of coastline. Barcelona is a beach lovers paradise!
9. Exumas, Bahamas
Exuma is a district of the bahamas consisting of over 365 islands. An absolute must is swimming with the pigs in Big Major Cay. The island is 50 miles northwest of George Town and is uninhabited by humans. If you're feeling like a daredevil make sure to stop by Compass Cay where you can swim with Sharks and take pictures with them. Don't forget to cool down with a cold Kalik Beer!
10. Bridgetown, Barbados
Carlisle Bay is an absolute must in Barbados. White Sand and Tranquil Waters await you. Take advantage of drinking local craft beers such as the Banks Amber Ale. Not only is it extremely affordable but it's one of my new favorites. If you're Scuba Certified take advantage of diving off the coast to see shipwrecks just a few meters away from the Shore. Lastly, dry off and take a trip to Harrison's Cave located 700 feet above sea level. Harrison's Cave is considered active since it carries water and is accessible to tourist by trams. This is a great activity to do on a bad hair day since you are required to wear safety helmets.