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Barbados coastline

Barbados

Beautiful Barbados harbours the striking remnants of colonial rule in its provision of Anglican churches, plantation houses on the East coast, and whitewashed interiors of capital Bridgetown.

Elegant beach resorts lined with palms trees soaring above pristine crystalline sands, ensures Barbados represents the pinnacle of Caribbean beach getaways. 

Some of the region's finest restaurants and hotel resides rest on the West coast of the island, although the more glamorous elements to Barbados are delightfully offset by an aura of undulated exoticism, with fantastic beaches inclusive of Accra beach in Hastings and Rockley offering a boardwalk backed by postcard perfects sands and surf friendly waters.

Cancun

Famous for being the destination of choice for those heading on spring break, it's little wonder Cancun is so popular. 

If you're looking for sun, sand and eye-popping natural beauty, you won't be disappointed with a trip to this fun Mexican destination. With a buzzing nightlife, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to the many bars and nightclubs here, whilst picture-perfect white beaches draw the crowds in the day.

Don't be fooled though - Cancun is also full of history and culture, with a trip to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Chichén Itzá a must-do, as well as a journey to the jungle-shrouded ruins at fasctinating Cobá.

 

Cancun
New York

New York

A firm favourite on bucket lists the world over, the Big Apple truly has to be seen to be believed.

With a plethora of bars, restaurants, museums and galleries set against a backdrop of iconic sights, New York makes for a truly memorable trip. Take in the Guggenheim and the Met during the day, stopping for lunch in the city's famous Chinatown, before watching the sun set on the Hudson River as skyscrapers light up the sky. The only problem you'll have is fitting everything you want to do and see in one trip!

 

Orlando

Perhaps best known for being the home of theme parks, Orlando is more than just an adventure playground - although with Universal Studios, Walt Disney World and Epcot, to name just a few, adrenaline seekers certainly won't be disappointed with a visit here. 

In fact, with its leafy neighbourhoods, gorgeous nature preserves, and up and coming arts scene, Orlando has a much gentler side to its personality. Take a walk through one of the city's many gardens, sample a museum or two and enjoy lunch in the suburbs, and you might find yourself falling in love with this surprising city.