Winter, coldest season of the year, between autumn and spring; the name comes from an old Germanic word that means ‘time of water’ and refers to the rain and snow of winter in middle and high latitudes.
Winter by default should make you stay indoors as you wrap a huge blanket over yourself. But ironically this is the time some adventurous people try to explore their imagination by going out to see the wonders of nature.
If you have no idea where your next destination will be this winter season, we have got you covered in this article.
2. Harbin, China
Habin may look like an ordinary town in China throughout the rest of the year except January and February when it springs back to the full effervescence. A lot of people come in from far and near for the annual Ice and Snow Festival.
The incredible sculptures incorporated into the landmark are often record-breaking in size and night illuminations of the ice add a surreal kaleidoscope of colour to northeastern China’s bitter winters (minus 13C on a good day).
3. The Dolomites, Italy
The Dolomites which ‘houses’ the three Italian towns of Cortina, San Cassiano, and Bolzano is definitely an ideal winter destination. The Dolomites make up just a small portion of the Alps, but these northern Italian mountains but the beauty they transmit could you return over and over again. Reaching nearly 11,000 feet at their highest point, the Dolomites are the craggy playground of locals and tourists alike.
4. Lviv, Ukraine
Be sure to this beautiful Ukrainian city to your travel destination when you are planning to tour Eastern Europe, be sure to visit Lviv. All year-round, the city welcomes thousands of tourists from Poland, Germany, Russia, France, Great Britain, the USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
Throughout its over 170-year-long history, Lviv has been a part of eight different states and has managed to keep and cultivate the best traits of all of its rulers.
5. Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Banff gives you the opportunity to go hiking, ice fishing, and take part in all of your favorite winter sports while you ‘absorb’ the incredible the snow that covers the Canadian Rockies
Banff National Park is famous for its surreally coloured lakes, majestic mountains and endless outdoor adventures. Canada’s first national park and the world’s third, it has a rich heritage as one of the world’s most awe-inspiring mountain destinations.