Before you go out on to that dream vacation, here are some travel advices and great vacation ideas. First of all, find out what documents you might need for entry. Also vaccinations, if there are any infectious diseases that you should know about. If for some reason you are under any medications, do you need any kind of approval to be able to bring it with you? Know that you have that all covered and out of the way. Start considering where you want to go in the Caribbean or in Europe. Look for a place where you have lots of options. Great places for sightseeing, eatery and accommodation. If you are not going alone, find a place with a good balance, where everyone can enjoy and have fun.
Always consider booking your trip at off peak times, where you can save and also get to that special place without the crowds. That way you can roam around and discover more freely. Limit yourself to a small carry on size bag. You don’t want to travel with a huge suitcase and not be able to move around with ease.
Now lets get to what things you should pack. Always carry with you the essentials, passport, insurance, travelers checks. For your use an all purpose small first aid kit. In that kit make sure to have aspirin, bandages, antibiotic ointments, sinus medication just in case your allergies flare up, you know how that is. And to keep those germs away always have those antibacterial wipes, they are always handy for those times that you might not find where to wash up.
One no no, never bring your laptop or tech gadgets that you may have. Leave it at home. You are vacationing so just enjoy. A few little things you might need, a small umbrella that can be portable and will not take any unneeded space. You never know when a little rain can come down. Well now it’s time to see what are the best places in the Caribbean and Europe to vacation in. So we can have an idea where to chose to go to.
When it comes to a Caribbean vacation you can have your pick of islands. They all have one thing in common, they all share the Caribbean. That beautiful turquoise water with crystal like sand. Let’s start with Aruba. It’s known for its diverse culture and their fun loving people. They offer the best hotel facilities. When it comes to nightlife you have various choices from dancing to casinos so if you want to try your lucky streak Aruba may be the place. Best time to visit Aruba is from April 15 – December 1, which is the low season for tourist. And you can also get better deals as well.
Bahamas, another popular Caribbean island. What is it best known for? Well, for example, it is the Earths third largest barrier reef. It has the clearest water in the world. For all people that love to venture underwater this is the place. Love fishing, they have Deep Water Cay. It’s known for the best spot around the world in fishing. So if you are into aquatic sports, this is the place for you.
Let’s sail into Jamaica now. Jamaica is known for its wonderful warm weather, its people and beaches. Just like any other island. But there is one thing that stands out, it’s ska music. Their traditional meto and calypso with a bit of American jazz and rhythm and blues sound. Jamaican food with its exotic flavors and different kinds of blends of spices offers a wide variety of choices. It all originates from African, Indian, and Chinese which are influences in the Jamaican cuisine. And the most famous is their jerk, which is barbecued meat and chicken Jamaican style. Jamaica has it all. Delicious food, music and nature. Everything all in one place.
Now let’s explore a bit of the other side of the world. Europe. Italy is so full of richness in every sense of the word. From food all the way to it’s people. They have art, wine, music, fashion and so much that no matter what your interest is you will find it there. You can enjoy a Cathedral all the way to a saucy plate of spaghetti. This is a country where you have to visit with time to spare, so you are able to enjoy every aspect of it because of it’s rich culture. You cannot just pass through.
Believe it or not Germany has become one of the most important places to visit, worldwide. Tourist have fallen in love with the country’s scenic landscapes, gorgeous villages and it’s castles. As a tourist you can walk through it’s history, learning from its past and how it is now in tuned with it’s present. The country is impressive and romantic at the same time. If you happen to find yourself in late September to early October in Germany, go on to Munich. Oktoberfest is held in Munich during this time, and is the largest beer drinking festival. If you are planning a trip make sure you book your vacation early because it gets difficult to find a hotel room for this time. And be ready with rain gear, as it’s the rainy seasons in the country.