With spring well and truly in the air, it is time to get thinking about where you’ll be spending your summer. Whether you are considering an epic trip spanning various weeks, or a quick weekend away, finding the perfect destination can be tricky. If you are unsure where to travel and explore this summer, read this handy guide that can give you the pointers you need to discovering the best destinations.
Often considered an enjoyable trip away for those working with a budget, Budapest offers beauty, culture and experience. The parks and greenery can keep you busy without spending the earth. Meanwhile the Buda Castle and Fisherman’s Bastion are particular architectural highlights that you won’t want to miss. Take a dip in the thermal baths if you need a moment to relax and unwind, or take a stroll through Heroes Square, which is worth visiting during the day and the night.
Dubrovnik has been on the radar for many travellers due to its stunning Old Town, made popular by Game of Thrones, which is airing its final season this year. The picturesque town offering history, culture, and gorgeous views, that can be enjoyed on a city walls tour, is a must-see for avid travellers. With easy access to the Adriatic sea and day trips to the enchanting Lokrum Island, you are sure to find plenty to explore and discover, with friendly locals and various restaurants to make your getaway even more memorable.
Known for its music scene and history, Berlin is a vital addition for any traveller this summer. Whether you spend your time taking in the Reichstag building, or the memorial of the Berlin wall, you are sure to be captivated by this city’s history and highlights. Berlin’s music scene has been accredited for having widespread cultural influences. The likes of David Bowie, Iggy Pop and Nick Cave were inspired by the nightlife in West Berlin, and today Berlin is seen as the home of techno music, with people travelling from around the world to experience a night out where techno found its home. At Berghain club, in particular, club goers are expected to fully immerse themselves in the musical experience, with a no phones policy – if they are successful gaining entry, of course. The queues for Berghain are infamous, and remember to wear black! For those looking for more inspiration, www.mrhudsonexplores.com provides more information on Berlin and other cities not to miss, with locations for everyone to enjoy.
Santorini is a hot spot for those wanting sea and sun, exploring the best Greece has to offer. Taking in the island’s blue-domed churches, you could explore the capital with a donkey road, to take in the breathtaking sunset and stunning views. For a getaway spot, it is like no other, with white-washed walls and blue shutters adding to the idyllic feel of this destination. With gorgeous beaches to explore and suitable accommodation no matter your budget, Santorini is the ideal destination, regardless of whether you are looking for a romantic retreat or a luxurious week with friends.