I battle desperately not to climb aboard Queenstown's romantic-adventure band-wagon; but I fail miserably.
After two and a half years of renovation costing $ 29 million, the five star luxury hotel Pera Palace in Istanbul Turkey opened its doors to guests.
Even as your contemporaries sail to the Caribbean to celebrate to Christmas, you take a different course.
The largest of the Seychelles archipelago, Mahe is an African island rich with hidden treasures.
You just have wait till 2015 for a trip into the space, as US aerospace giant Boeing and Space Adventure have tied up to put tourists into low-level orbit in a futuristic capsule.
Speaking to the BBC, Dorian Harris, Managing Director of Skoosh.com said hotels would email, call and threaten legal action over his website openly offering hotel discounts.
Aerospace major Boeing announced its entry into the space tourism market in partnership with its Space Adventures, and the partnership hopes to sell seats on rocket trips to the International Space Station very soon.
This ultramodern and picturesque city is unmistakably the world's most famous tourist hub and also happens to be the prime cultural and economic center of Europe.
Idyllic and attuned to tourism, the allure of the Virgin Islands in US lies in its solid tourism infrastructure and its beautiful settings.
A group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, Pitcairn islands are amongst the most remote in the world, lying approximately halfway between New Zealand and the Americas and to the north of Antarctica.