Kiwi.com reveals the 6 best places to travel in February 2019
Beat Blue Monday and take advantage of the off-season deals and experience new cultures and heritage
From the party island of Ibiza to the deserts of Oman, Kiwi.com suggest the top spots to visit next month
London, January 2019 — February is not all about Valentine’s Day and dreaming of spring; it’s also a month of carnivals and festivals. This is a great time of year to explore some of the planet’s less visited spots, take advantage of the off-season, and strike some great deals. Flight booking site Kiwi.com shares their top six choices for unforgettable travel this February.
As Oman’s winter ends in February, this is the perfect time to explore the country’s lesser known rich culture and heritage. From the Al Jabal Al Akbar mountain range, Bawshar sands desert to the Royal Opera House of Muscat, this humble destination never runs short on places to explore. Oman is the ideal choice for experiencing Arabian life.
London — Muscat
There’s never a bad time to visit Hungary’s stunning capital and as with most European capital cities, Budapest is filled with monuments reflecting the country’s vast and extensive history. The Buda Castle and the mesmerizing architecture of the St Stephens Basilica boast the capital’s heritage. But most famous of all is Budapest’s unique outdoor thermal baths. This popular tourist hotspot (literally!) brings in thousands of visitors every year and makes for the perfect photo opportunity. Party goers could even visit the Lukács Baths and party in a thermal spa all night long!
London — Budapest, Hungary
During the month of February, Berlin showcases a plethora of art festivities and events including The Independent Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival and Transmediale. This is certainly the hotspot location for all film fanatics to visit across February. Among the cinematic attractions of Berlin, the famous Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and Museum Island also make for an unforgettable experience.
London — Berlin
Brazil makes for the perfect getaway for lovers of dance and music this February with the World’s Largest Party kicking off on 28 February. Crowds can celebrate the best in latin music, dance and culture comparatively cheaper than the world-famous Rio Carnival later in the summertime. Visitors can also enjoy the Bay of All Saints, Ilha dos Frades and the beautiful landscape of the Praia do Flamengo. Having been the first capital of Brazil, Salvador is one of the oldest cities in the Americas so even when the carnival isn’t on, its an amazing place to visit.
London — Salvador
Mountains, forests, wild coastlines and empty beaches make up the alluring isolated island of Tasmania. The well-marked trails across the island means travelers can venture out into the wild for a one-hour stroll or multi-day adventure. Favored sites across the island include Cradle Mountain, Freycinet National Park and the historical Bay of Fires. With temperatures hovering between 17C and 25C, it’s pure paradise for hiking and camping. For those who want walking with a touch of luxury, there are also tour companies who’ll provide you with hiking routes that include private yacht transfers to private islands.
London — Tasmania
After the island’s party-heavy summer, it’s the restaurants, cafes and bars that keep the island that never sleeps mentality alive. 10–13 February is also carnival time on Ibiza. Every small town has its own celebration, and the clubs use this as an excuse to get in on the act as well, with after-parties and special carnival offers. Otherwise, use the time to relax and walk around this island. It is beautiful, and even in February, the climate is nice enough to wander from village to village without a care in the world.
London — Ibiza
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*All flights accurate as of 21.01.19
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