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Have you been missing the sunshine? Here are 9 lush destinations for a summer holiday.

Santorini Greece

Scenic Santorini, Greece

The rugged yet breathtaking landscape of this island covered in whitewashed houses was actually crafted by a volcanic eruption in 16th century BC. Join in on hikes, winery tours and check out the prehistoric artefacts and the archaeological sites. Surrounded by beautiful red and black sand beaches, you’ll never have a dull day in Greece with many ferries also leaving to visit the surrounding islands as well.

Valencia Spain

Valencia’s Vast landscapes, Spain

This unique city has a combination of all your favourite holiday activities. From medieval and modern architectural structures, a planetarium, oceanarium and an interactive museum. Valencia does not lack in picturesque views including a 16th century hub, a 1st century Cathedral, the octagonal Miguelete bell tower as well as the Turia Gardens that connect the Biopark Zoo with the Malvarrosa Beach. You will definitely have a packed schedule if you choose to holiday here.

Monaco Riviera

Fun at the French Riviera, France

If you want a classy, rich and lavish holiday, but still stay within a mid-level budget, this is your go-to destination. Enjoy the glamorous beach resorts at Saint-Tropez, Cannes and Monaco, get immersed in the nightlife while also taking advantage of the day with sailing and water-skiing. Head to the marina, Picasso’s Museum, Italian medieval old towns and of course the Casino Monte Carlo, there is never a dull moment here.

Roma Italy

Run through Rome, Italy

Rome is one of those places that you need to visit at least once in your life. For a cosmopolitan experience, Rome provides you with an immersion into nearly 3000 years of international cultures architectural designs and art. Around every corner you can find plenty of Instagram-worthy shots, with must-have destinations being the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, the Sistine Chapel, the Spanish Steps, and plenty more.

Vienna Austria

Vacation In Vienna, Austria

This is a classic destination holiday for those who want a laid back, relaxed and rewarding vacation. Take your time and enjoy the beautiful landscapes, architecture and natural scenery. This city holds a lot of history and was the home of many famous people including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. You will be sure to find Imperial Palaces, historic and contemporary buildings and also view the productions from the Vienna State Opera and get some bird’s eye views by riding the Weiner Riesenrad Ferris wheel.

Dubai United Arab Emirates

The Dubai Desert, United Arab Emirates

For something different and unique…and very classy, Dubai is a place you can enjoy the best of both worlds. Rough it up with a Dubai Red Dunes Safari and if you’re brave, take a camel ride, then end the night at a fancy restaurant, hotel or club, or take it outside and experience a night cultural show. There are plenty of kid-friendly attractions too, in case you wanted to make it a family trip.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Sunny Santa Fe, New Mexico

For a holiday infused with a lively culture, art, history and people, Santa Fe will be an unforgettable and unique experience. Take a walk through the crooked streets and past the grand Palaces and churches. Around every corner are vibrant artworks, local food and ancient ruins. This place will show you a whole new perspective of the world and its history.

Honolulu Hawaii

Happy in Honolulu, Hawaii

This place is everyone’s idea of paradise, a small island, away from the busy cities, covered in palm trees and beautiful beaches. Go exploring into the rainforests, canyons, waterfalls and coral reefs and completely relax into the calm environment. Watch the cultural shows, enjoy the unique dining experiences, nightlife and never forget the shopping of course. It’ll quickly turn into a family favourite once you get a taste of the island.

Las Vegas Nevada

Viva Las Vegas, Nevada

Ironically, other than flights, it is actually quite cheap to find high quality accommodation in this city, probably because they want you to stay longer and party harder. Nonetheless, this place can be turned into a family-friendly destination, as there are plenty of night and day tours catered to younger audiences as well as frequent bus day trips to the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon. Otherwise, if you do want to party, you will definitely be in the right place anyway.

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