New Delhi, Jan 28 IANS | 6 months ago

Make the year more adventurous by travelling to various destinations and experiencing the best in wildlife, food, music and more.


Online accommodation booking website hotels.com shares a list of destinations that you can explore:

* Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Australia: Every February, the city hosts Melbourne Food and Wine Festival which offers a pick of the best cuisines from around the world. Some of the best culinary experts and wine sommeliers from across the world are a part of the festival and showcase their delectable creations.

* Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India: Known for its pristine beauty, pine-covered roadways, Victorian style mansions and gushing rivers, Dalhousie has a lot to offer. The hill station is perfect for lazy walks, treks or even for simply enjoying the breeze.

* Fiji Islands: Fiji, officially known as Republic of Fiji is a Pacific island country. Popular for scenic white sand beaches, it is ideal for a relaxing holiday.

* Prague, Czech Republic: The capital city of the Czech Republic is one of the defining cities of the European continent. It is known for its cultural heritage and exemplary music. Spring International Music Festival is one of the popular cultural festivals in Prague with a lineup of well known and aspiring performing artists. Prague's architecture is worth admiring.

* Rio, Brazil: Rio de Janeiro is famous for its diverse culture, power music, dance and football. It has two of the most vivacious beaches - Copacabana and IPanema - which offer breath taking views. The birthplace of the Samba dance form and Bossa Nova music also offers some exciting adventure activities.

* Street Food Festival, San Francisco, United States: House to a metropolitan population, the city is a food lover's destination. Every year, the city hosts San Francisco Street Food Festival in August which offers everyone the taste of local delicacies and an array of gourmet foods.

* Banff National Park, Canada: It offers wilderness, snow, lakes and year-round breathtaking views. Banff has several species of mammals and the most popular amongst them are the grizzly bears, black bears and cougars.

* Rajasthan International Folk Festival, Jodhpur, India: In October, the city comes alive with the vibrant Rajasthan International Folk Festival. It showcases a huge variety of folk music and some of the best artists from across the world are seen in attendance.

(Posted on 28-01-2014)