Holidays should be about relaxing and forgetting about the stresses of your day-to-day life. Here are some holiday ideas to help you relax and unwind.
Russian River Cruise
Russia is the largest country in the world and a great way to explore it is by cruising the waterways. Take a cruise along the Volga River from Moscow to St. Petersburg to experience the ultimate in relaxation. Before hopping on the boat, spend some time exploring Moscow and check out the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral, and the Red Square. Relax in the serenity of the gentle sway of the boat before you land in St. Petersburg. This is a cultural gem so be sure to explore the Moika Palace, Winter Palace, and the stunning architecture of the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood. Spend your evening watching ballet or go to the opera at the Mariinsky Theatre.
Yoga in Bali
Bali is an island in Indonesia that is known for its pristine beaches, stunning coral reefs, and beautiful forested mountains. The island is also dotted with meditation and yoga retreats where you can spend your days improving your health and peace of mind. If you would rather spend time on your own, check out Airbnb for inexpensive accommodation where you can live privately in your own space.
Stroll Around Tuscany
This region in Italy is a beautiful area that is famous for beautiful seaside villages, its production of wine, stunning landscapes dotted with olive groves, lavender fields, and the beautiful cities of Florence and Pisa. Visiting Tuscany is the perfect way to relax and go at your own pace. You can stay in a villa in the countryside and take cooking lessons or just indulge in the fresh food that is in abundance. Head to Florence to see the works of Michelangelo, Donatello, and Leonardo de Vinci and be inspired by these artists from the Renaissance period. Pisa is known for the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa an architectural marvel that has to be seen to be believed. Be sure to have a glass of Chianti before leaving the area.
Sydney is the capital of Australia and it is a great place for relaxing and unwinding. You can rent a campervan and explore Australia at your own pace, stopping off at all the places that interest you. Make sure you include taking a boat cruise on your itinerary. You can explore the scenic harbour that will allow you to view the beauty of the Sydney Harbour Steel Bridge and the stunning Sydney Opera House. Bondi Beach is a great place to relax and you can spend your day surfing, people watching, swimming or just relaxing in the tranquillity of the stunning white sand.
Sunbathe in Barbados
If you’re looking for a holiday in paradise, you should go to the Caribbean. Barbados is one of the cheapest Caribbean destinations, so you won’t have to worry about your finances whilst you’re trying to relax. Located in the West Indies, it is a fabulous place for sunbathing and going for leisurely walks. For the ultimate sunbathing experience you can head to the stunning beauty of the Turtle Beach and Crystal Cove. These pristine white beaches are ideal for reading a novel, catching up on your napping, and people watching. You can also charter a boat to explore the coast and try snorkelling wherever suits your fancy. Be sure to go for a leisurely stroll along the South Coast Boardwalk for plenty of great shops and restaurants.