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The Good Holiday: Luxury Locations For Your Time Off

When someone has a holiday coming up the big question on their mind is where to go. Visiting family is one option. It's always nice to see the relatives, but it's been done before and sometimes people just want to spoil themselves a little. Fortunately, there are many places around the world where one can go and experience luxuries they are not going to find at their in-laws.

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1. When someone has a holiday coming up the big question on their mind is where to go. Visiting family is one option. It's always nice to see the relatives, but it's been done before and sometimes people just want to spoil themselves a little. Fortunately, there are many places around the world where one can go and experience luxuries they are not going to find at their in-laws. 1. Ariara Island, The Philippines c

2. Paris, France

Paris is such an eclectic city that travelers will never run out of things to do there. From famous attractions such as the Louvre and Eiffel Tower to more off beat sites like the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, there are countless ways to spend time in the City of Lights. Whenever possible, pay to skip the lines. The wait times at the most famous museums are the one mar on this otherwise fantastic destination. By taking advantage of any fast pass systems that are available, people will be able to visit more sites and not find their interest waning as they stand in line for hours.

A city as well known for its haute cuisine as Paris is a great place to try out some of the fine dining options. There are many luxury hotels to stay at as well. Places such as the hotel San Regis offer rooms with antique furniture and decor that is vibrant but not overbearing. While in Paris, travelers can feel as if they are part of a more aristocratic past while enjoying many modern features.

3. A Mediterranean Cruise

While every city visited by Mediterranean cruise ships are a worthy of a vacation of their own, it is occasionally nice to sample a variety of cultures. In one week or so, travelers can visit the Gothic churches of Barcelona, explore the Moorish fortresses of Malaga, and ride a gondola through the canals of Venice. Cruise ships come in varying qualities, but with a little searching, it is possible to find one that offers the quality of accommodations desired.

4. Japan

From the historic sites of Kyoto to the metropolitan attractions of Tokyo, a Japan tour is a great way to experience all the country has to offer. With the right tour, travelers will be able to see the main attractions at several Japanese cities, have time to explore on their own and with a guide, eat many of Japan's favorite delicacies- sushi, tempura sea food and shave ice . This is a great way to see the best locations the country has to offer in a short amount of time. Make sure to bring along some gypsy pants as the humidity in summer months can become irritating to travelers.

5. 5. Taiwan

Taiwan is often overlooked by travelers to Asia. Japan, China, Thailand, and the Philippines all seem to garner more attention. This is a shame, since it is a truly splendid country. Like Japan, a Taiwan tour is a great way to experience the variety of attractions the country has to offer in one visit. Most tours will include time in the capital, Taipei. This city has many museums and historic buildings. Outside the city, travelers can explore the scenic countryside. There are many fine beaches, tropical forest

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