Located in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand, Tauranga is a beautiful coastal city with plenty of outdoor adventures and activities to enjoy. It it about a 2.5 hour drive from Auckland.
Rio, aka the Marvelous City, has no shortage of things to do. From the beaches, mountains, and exciting nightlife, you’ll have an action packed time during your stay. There is also plenty of great local food to enjoy. Rio also knows how to party with the world famous Carnaval happening every year before Lent.
Quebec City is a great place for a long weekend. Explore the city and experience the French-Canadian culture. In the summer there are lots of street performers and festivals. If you want to brave the cold, Quebec’s Winter Carnival is a large, colorful festival that is definitely worth experiencing.
Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia located on the Mekong River. It is an up and coming city in Cambodia with lots of markets, historical sites, and reminders of its dark history. There’s also plenty of motorbikes whizzing by!
Melbourne is the capital city of the state of Victoria and the second most populous city in Australia. It’s an exciting city with a great food scene, lots of wine, art, culture, sports and more. It’s a great hub for your trip around Victoria.
Kampala is the capital city of Uganda and a great jumping off point for your trip to Uganda and East Africa. While you might be going to Uganda to go gorilla trekking, Kampala has many of its own interesting attractions to see and a colorful history to learn about. It’s definitely worth staying in for a few days before embarking on your wildlife adventure.
Istanbul is the cultural, historical and economical center of Turkey. It is the bridge between Asia and Europe, making it a culturally and historically significant place throughout history with a unique clash of cultures. Istanbul was known as Constantinople until the early 20th century.