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The Best Christmas Vacation Ideas for 2019

christmas vacation ideas around the world

The best Christmas vacation ideas around the world! From the US to South America and Europe, these are my top picks for holiday travel destinations to explore.

If you dislike Christmas, you may want to pass on this post because it’s all kinds of gooey hot chocolate goodness and holiday fun. I’m here to tell you about the best Christmas vacation ideas around the world. No matter what type of holiday trip you’re looking for, I’ve got you covered!

I’ve always been a fan of Christmas and winter in general. There’s something about curling up with a good book by the fire, the Mariah Carey Christmas album blasting, and the twinkling lights of a Christmas tree.

The holidays may be too obnoxious and materialistic for some, but I really appreciate the family time and Christmas cookies that come about this time of the year.

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Christmas in Colombia: Why You Should Visit Medellín this Holiday Season

Christmas in Colombia - Why Medellin is a Destination to Visit this Holiday Season

Ready to have a unique holiday season this year? This is why spending Christmas in Colombia is a glittering choice for a holiday abroad.

South America is a region I’m looking forward to exploring in the not-so-distant future.

The only time I’ve really experienced Latin America was with a quick three-week trip to the green country of Costa Rica. It was my first trip abroad when I was 18. I never made it further south and Latin America as a whole has been high on my list for awhile now.

But even though I’m not going to South America anytime soon, it doesn’t mean that I can’t still daydream about the place. One location in particular that I’ve heard amazing things about is Colombia, especially experiencing Christmas in Colombia.

What used to be seen as a dangerous and sketchy country in South America run by drug lords, now has a huge tourism draw, and is seen as an intriguing and attractive place to visit.

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Travel Misconceptions: Bogota

Travel Misconceptions - Bogota, Colombia

One of my goals on The Atlas Heart is to break down travel misconceptions or judgments about places and ideas. Perhaps it could be that destination that everyone warns you not to visit because of how dangerous it is, or maybe you yourself had preconceived notions that were proven wrong once you arrived to where you were going.

My aim is to present a variety of different opinions and experiences through the eyes of other travelers. It’s important to hear travel stories from all different perspectives in life, I call it seeing the world through a kaleidoscope lens.

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