Young, fun and looking for adventure? We’ve put together 6 of the coolest holiday hot spots for 20-somethings (and older) to get active, party hard and make awesome memories that will last a lifetime!
Feel the vibes in Bali
Whatever type of party you’re looking for – you’ll find it in beautiful Bali. Hop from island to island, while sipping coconut cocktails and getting your bronze on. Go wild in the waves with diving, snorkelling, surfing and jet skiing. Haggle your way to a great price in bustling night markets. Then hit the pumping clubs of Seminyak, Kuta and Legian. Cool things down a bit at laid-back Canggu’s trendy bars and hipster eateries. Relax in in zen-like Ubud. And sip coco locos on the beach in Gili Trawangan and Lombok. Life’s a beach in Bali!
Explore it all in amazing Malaysia
Packed with buzzing cities, wild jungles, sensational beaches, ultra-modern architecture and ancient temples – Malaysia is an adventure-seekers’ paradise. Kick off your trip in the crazy-cool capital of Kuala Lampur. Check out the impressive Petronas Towers, shop till you drop in China Town and party the night away at an elite lounge club. Go wild in the rain forest, keeping an eye out for orangutans swinging in the branches above. Dive into the ocean and say hi to shoals of tropical fish, turtles, sharks and dolphins. Learn all about tribal life in Borneo. And fill up before your next big adventure with some tasty otak otak (steamed fish curry) from a street hawker stall.
Go wild in Thailand
When it comes to partying, Thailand takes the whole coconut! For a wild time in the city, stick around in Bangkok and explore all the cool rooftop bars, non-stop nightclubs, buzzing bars and street party scenes. During the day, sneak in some culture with a trip to the glittering Grand Palace, a shopping trip down infamous Koh San Road, and banana pancakes at the night market. Now it’s time to hit up the islands for sun, surf and action. Dive, snorkel, parasail, water ski and more in the warm turquoise ocean on party beach Koh Samui. Don’t miss a legendary Full moon party on Koh Phangan. Then head north to the inland jungles and ancient city of Chiang Mai. All of this and much, much more are waiting for you in incredible Thailand.
Get zany in Zanzibar
Picture the ultimate tropical paradise and you’ve got Zanzibar – ivory beaches, swaying palm trees, azure water and total chill. Check out gorgeous Nungwi and Kendwa Beach for a picture-perfect island vibe. Sip rum cocktails at thatch-roofed beach-side bars. Go scuba diving and jet skiing. Check out Changuu (Prison Island) for some stunning snorkelling and encounters with giant turtles. Go on a spice plantation tour and sample delicious teas. For some city action, head to Stone Town where historic architecture, interesting museums and a vibey party scene are in the mix.
Live it up in London
Culture, nightlife, cuisine and party vibes are a given when it comes to London. Tick all the must-sees off your list, from Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London to the scenic London Eye. Grab some gourmet grub at the Borough Market or tuck into Cornish pasties and a pint or two at the local pub. Get your groove on in stylish Soho. Then stroll down gritty Brick Lane for a close-up of Banksy’s famous street art. Ready to get lit? You won’t find a better party scene than Central London, where clubs pump out whatever jams you’re into.
Get outdoors in Austria
Snow-capped summits, winding alpine roads, tucked-away meadows and a cool coffee culture make Austria a must on every adventure-seekers' travel list. Dare to wind your way on bicycle down the famously steep and beautiful Grossglockner Alpine Road. Appreciate the arts at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Be amazed by stunning imperial architecture including royal palaces and classic concert halls. Hit the slopes and hike through hidden valleys. Then warm up with a coffee and Sacher Torte (chocolate cake) at the famous Café Sacher back in the city. Party starters will also find plenty of hot spots to club it up in Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck.
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