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ISLAND HOPPING IN GREECE

Greece and islands are like two inseparable twins who have lured many to their enchanting beauty and pure magical fun. Mykonos is the most popular of the islands and tough. You may hire a quad bike and ride to a solitary fine sandy beach and unique natural allure. However, most people succumb to its glamorous shopping, fabulous hotels and wild parties.

The island of Kos is a serene paradise characterized by lengthy strips of sparkling white sandy beaches, lush farmlands with grapes, olives, figs corn and wheat. The town of Kos is characterized by whitewashed buildings and a backdrop of bushy hills. Here you will find ancient market palaces and 14th century fortress.

Paros is the most picturesque of all Greek isles, it boasts of age old towns of cobblestone streets, whitewashed buildings and splendid beaches. It is also convenient for ferry connections to other islands and also where windsurfing competitions are usually held. If you’re looking for a holiday in Greece with some activity involved, then island hopping is undoubtedly the way to go.

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CLIMBING/HIKING/WATER SPORTS IN JASPER, CANADA

Jasper is a popular place for activity breaks in Canada and is often a destination for people who take hospitality jobs abroad who can then live and work in this amazing environment.

The Jasper National Park in Canada gives the nature lovers an unbeatable opportunity to explore numerous hiking terrains. These trails have a long history and are believed to have been trampled on by Elk, bison, bighorn sheep and mountain goats long before the arrival of humans. As you hike in these marvelous woodlands you will see many animals such as mountain goats, bears, coyotes, elk, moose and a lot more.

During winter the park is transformed into a serene environment, the birds migrate and the bears are well tucked away. This makes the way clear for ice climbing, especially along the alpine ice routes.

The emerald waters of Maligne Lake are perfect for kayaking, white water rafting, and enjoying the towering peaks of the mountains at a different angle. The sights are awe inspiring and straight from a post card. You can also engage in fishing and see how lucky you get at the art of luring water prey.

SKI HOLIDAYS IN FRANCE

When the days become shorter, and the temperatures fall drastically a blanket of splendid snow covers the French Alps and makes it an irresistible destination to nature lovers. It is here that crowds converge for exceptional thrills cruising down the terrains.  The French Alps form the widest range of skiing resorts in Europe depending on altitude which determines the reliability of the snow.

Get your adrenalines rushing as you cruise down the challenging Les Trois Vallees.  This area is varied in terrain and offers over 600 kilometers of ski slopes which are more than enough even for the most skilled of skiers. The Courchevel resort is one of the high-end ski areas, offering excellent facilities and also luxurious accommodations. It is also well known for starred restaurants where you can thaw after a long day in the snow, before returning to one of Courchevel’s luxury ski chalets for a long evening of après ski.

Les Arcs/ La Plagne is also an ideal region for high altitude skiing, there are numerous terrains and you are guaranteed of good snow. It is a modern resort, conveniently located near the Boug Saint Maurice train station which connects to London in season.