It’s another December again. It’s another year wrapping up. But December also holds new promises of an upcoming year. There is little wonder why it’s everyone’s favourite season. The schools begin their winter break and there is a new cheer and excitement all around. This is the season when people start making mental notes of their New Year resolutions. Take the fun element a notch higher by planning a holiday. Here’s presenting to you some great holiday destinations perfect for December.
Are you looking for summer sun? Then book a flight to Australia, as this spectacular destination has summer in December. This month is also packed with a lot of fun-filled events that the entire family can enjoy. The Barangaroo Open Day, which is a free event, has live music, face painting, coffee carts and many delectable food stalls. The Fairgrounds Festival is another exciting event that is lined up in December. With a lot of fun offerings, this family-friendly festival is a great one to look forward to.
When the world is shivering with the bone-chilling cold, Cape Town gleefully welcomes its summer. But this fabulous city is much more than just some sunshine. With iconic landmarks such as the Table Mountain, Cape Town spoils a tourist with abundant options. The splendid drive to Constantia on an open-top bus, the mind-blowing Cape of Good Hope and breathtaking views all around are enough to leave you asking for more. But if you are a trance head, you will definitely enjoy the Open Source Vortex Trance Party between December 7 to December 10.
Goa is unarguably the party capital of India. This tropical destination is a magnet for sun-and-sand lovers. But Goa is especially attractive during the month of December, what with its famous New Year's Eve parties. And music lovers, don’t miss out on the chill festival that takes you out on a psychedelic trip. This festival focuses on the concept of balance and works towards bringing together many tribes together. And while you are in Goa, do not forget to feast on their lipsmacking Prawns Balchao.
Southeast Asia is beautiful in December and has a salubrious climate, which makes it a favourite holiday destination to visit. During this month, Cambodia bustles with great eat out joints and wonderful colonial towns. Angkor Wat, known as one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, is extremely alluring during this time of the year. This is great holiday spot for couples, families and solo travellers.
By Neetu George