Walking into the new year in Bali – A sunny tropical haven

Looking to escape into the wonders of a tropical haven this new year? Then Bali should be at the top of your list. Check out our guide on how you can spend the new year in this sunny destination.

Relax by the beach

It should come as no surprise that people visit Bali for their beaches. Some of the best luxury Bali hotels come attached to these beaches and shouldn’t be an issue accessing. Relaxing by the beach with a cocktail in hand should be the number one thing you do on your visit.

Pamper yourself

Bali is the ideal destination to take care of your body, mind and soul. Pamper and relieve yourself of all the stress you had last year at a good wellness spa in Bali. The Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas have some magical spa treatments at all their properties to help you achieve a stress-free holiday.

Fun Activities to do

Looking for some fun things to do in Bali? Surfing and other water activities are a definite must try. Choose from an array of water activities such as jet skiing, wind surfing and river rafting to have an adventure filled trip with your friends. Animal lovers can also check out the Bali bird park and zoo.

Party Away

The nightlife in Bali is quite happening. You will find most tourists and locals lining the streets filled with nightclubs and pubs. The bars are quite inexpensive, and drinks are quite affordable. Enjoy a night of good music and drinks and party till dawn.

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A Stroll Down the Old City of Chiang Mai – Travel back in time!

Located in the northern region of Thailand, right next to the modern Chiang Mai city, The Old City of Chiang Mai is an idyllic destination to witness Thai culture and art. Read on to know more about this amazing region and things you could do here.

Overview

Founded in the year of 1296 the Old City of Chiang Mai is one of the most historically significant cities in Thailand. It has also been recognized by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Visiting here and taking a stroll while witnessing the amazing views will certainly be a unique experience especially if you are a history buff.

Places to see

Chiang Mai has a variety of places you could visit to see exquisite art and stunning architecture. There are some spots that offer a variety of entertainment too. Chiang Mai Art and Cultural Center, the exquisite street markets, religious monuments and temples are some of the places you might want to consider visiting.

Getting there and accommodation options

You can reach the site by taking a taxi from any part of the new Chiang Mai city. If you are staying at any of the Chiang Mai residences which are located close to the old city the likes of Anantara Chiang Mai Serviced Suites, it will be easy to get about easily.

Other things to do

The markets in this city are home to a number of boutique shops that specialize in selling souvenirs and crafts. There are also a number of restaurants and cafes around the city where you could spend a memorable time together with your loved one while enjoying great food.

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Bizarre Bangkok – As creative as it gets

The thriving metropolis of Bangkok remains at the heart of many adventures. Such journeys will escort you through varying sights and sounds, affording glimpses of a cultural symbol which marries modernity with a rich legacy.

Erawan Museum

It is not every day that you will stumble upon a sight as glorious and as peculiar as the Erawan Museum in Samut Prakan. This 29 metre tall, 39 metre long museum which depicts a three-headed elephant statue will guide you into its interiors comprising religious iconography, eastern antiques and elaborate carvings from eras long gone.

Papaya Vintage Shop

And no this is not to be mistaken for your local fruit market but the Papaya Vintage Show holds a wealth of treasures that will surely evoke your fondest childhood memory. If there ever was a ‘one stop shop’ to enjoy your favourite comic characters, then be sure to check this place out. Amidst the art deco and vintage furniture from the 60s, one will be able to witness cartoon characters ranging from the Green Lantern, Wolverine, Flash and yes…the Caped Crusader himself!

Ayutthaya

Go back in time to Bangkok’s ancient capital which lies in close proximity to a range of serviced apartments Bangkok provides such as those at Anantara Baan Rajprasong Bangkok Serviced Suites. History buffs will find Ayutthaya to be a welcome escape within which the city’s celebrated past will be brought to light. Be in awe of ruined brick walls and Buddha statues before pausing by the waters of the River of Kings.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+