Incredible destinations for Winter

With the winters gearing up and the holiday season in full swing, it’s time again for adventurists to plan an exciting expedition exploring new places. The world is an open place spotted with some magnificent places. China, Russia, Brazil, Vietnam and Tanzania are the new holiday destinations that attract people from all around the world. You can now avail the expert services of VisaCenter to assist and help you to reach your holiday destination hassle free. Their expertise with in-time travel visa processing ensures you save time running around, exhausting yourself even before your holiday starts. Now you can sit back and plan your holiday.

China can be visited all year round. The month of December has its own charm, with winters in full bloom. Apart from the Great Wall of China other magnificent places that you can visit during the winter months include Temple of Heaven, The Forbidden City, Beijing Capital Museum and Temple of Heaven. Mount Haungshan is one of China’s major tourist destination and is well known for its scenery, sunsets and it’s granite peaks. The Pearl City of Guilin too is endowed with astonishing natural beauty and you cannot leave China without witnessing the verdant vegetation and the clear waters that beautify this land.

The imperial capital of Russia, Saint Petersburg is the most visited city of the country. If offers a wide array of exciting activities during the winters, starting from December. These include ice skating, snow painting and ice sculpture. Various intriguing monuments and heritage centers are scattered across the city and you will surely enjoy visiting them with your family. The city also has the world’s largest museum, The Winter Palace and you must pay it a visit before you depart from Russia. The capital city of Russia, Moscow organizes the world’s best winter festival cherished with musical evenings and wonderful light works. Tread the city of Moscow using the world’s second most heavily used transit system and experience a new world altogether.

Brazil enjoys a massive cultural diversity and therefore no one feels like a foreigner here. The 7000 kilometers of coastline and the vastness of the desert sands of Lencois Maranhenses have an unmatched exuberance. The natural reserves that cover up the Amazon too attract people from across the world. The impressive mountains of Minas Gerais, the noisy waters in the state of Amapa and Para and the beautiful sunsets throughout pampas of Rio Grande do Sul cannot be missed if you visit the country.

The Ha long Bay in Vietnam is a heaven indeed with its 3000 islands and superb sandy beaches. It’s the most magnificent place for visit in Vietnam. Unique floating markets, famous sand dunes and the Temple of Literature can be explored for ultimate fun. Apart from these, the Citadel and the Cu Chi tunnels are two other beautiful places to visit here.

Tanzania is the home of legendary vegetation and a diversity of animals trekking across the plains. The highest peak of Africa Mt. Kilimanjaro, beautiful Lake Victoria and the chain of small islands Zanzibar are the best eminent places to visit here.

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Explore Russia during your winter holidays

You’ve been to Times Square and you’ve enjoyed the blazing heat of the Caribbean for New Year’s eve and now the question is – have you even been to Moscow, Russia?

Apart from the spectacular fireworks display at midnight at the Red Square there is a list of must-do’s in Russia. And if this isn’t enough, then you must be avid traveler!

1. Ride the Troika

Troika is a sled drawn by three horses harnessed abreast. The troika was a traditional style of cold weather transportation. Passengers would bundle up in furs in the back of the sledge to ward off often dangerously low temperatures. The image of a troika often appears in folk art. You may occasionally see Russian troikas such as the one above still used as novelties

2. Traditional Russian Banya (Russian Sauna)

A tradition in the Russian culture is the Banya . It involves steam and high heat, refreshing splashes of ice cold water and beating with birch leaves and branches. The locations of the original type banyas are not easily found by foreigners, but placing a visit to one on your itinerary is highly recommended. Besides, it works wonders on your appetite, which brings us to our next traditional experience.

3. Have Borscht, Caviar with Blini and Vodka, among all else!

Russians are big on soup and what better else to try than Borscht, seen in all Western World movies as a dish depicting true Russian culture. And with good reason! It is quite a tasty beet soup served hot with a dash of sour cream you are sure to enjoy! Meals are usually served with many appetizers, cold cuts, smoked fish, pickled vegetables, marinated tomatoes and the list goes on. Caviar and blini (pancakes) is also a very popular dish. Spread a little sour cream and caviar over blini for a truly unique and tasteful experience. It is customary to serve vodka and for each of the guest to say at least one toast. Russia is the mother land of Vodka and you can even go on Vodka tasting tours. After the first bottle of Vodka is finished, the main course is served, which usually consist of potatoes mixed with dill and a meat dish such as lamb or beef stroganoff, chicken, duck or ground beef stuffed cabbage rolls.

4. Have a sit by the Samovar

After a dinner party, have a sit by the samovar. A samovar is a heated metal container traditionally used to heat and boil water in Russia,and the heated water is usually used for making tea. Samovars have an attachment on the tops of their lids to hold and heat a teapot filled with tea concentrate. It is particularly well-suited to tea-drinking in a communal setting over a protracted period. The Russian expression “to have a sit by samovar” means to have a leisurely talk while drinking tea from samovar. In modern times, the samovar is mostly associated with Russian exotica and nostalgia.

You are sure to enjoy Russia in winter as much as you would in the Summer. There are many activities and destinations which are equally (if not more more) beautiful under a blanket of snow. Be sure to bring lots of warm clothing and an appetite for traditional exploration. Russia is a great tourist destination and is sure to exceed your expectations.

Your first step to traveling to Russia this winter for the holidays is setting your travel dates and getting a Russian Visa. You may apply for a Russian visa in Canada through Visa Center at 1-866-334-0811 and online at

Purchasing flights and hotel arrangements can be made through your travel agent.

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