Summer Vacations Off the Beaten Path
Summer is right around the corner, and many Vixens are in the throes of finalizing their summer vacation plans. Places like Paris, Mexico, Jamaica, any number of the islands in the Caribbean and cruise ship vacationing are the norm. But a Vixen is anything but common. In the spirit of off the beaten path adventure, and the requisite all inclusive style vacations, think about exploring some beautiful, exotic locales that are not so run of the mill.
There are about 195 countries in the world, so spin the globe, see where your finger lands and go! There are places and spaces to be discovered that have their very own particular charm and arabesque scenery that you may not have even considered, but is totally worth the pilgrimage. And, also bear in mind that some of the places listed have great currency exchange rates to the American dollar, giving you the opportunity to ball hard if you feel inclined, while you are vacationing.
Located in East Africa is a perfect African getaway. Known for the amalgamation of cultures--over 100 ethnic groups that amicably rub shoulders--fishing villages and wildlife, this island also has some of the most beautiful white sandy beaches anywhere in the world.
With architecture to die for, historic Ottoman mosque, vibrant night life, a fashion scene that gives New York a run for its money, and historic museums and art galleries that will give you a history lesson about the culture, Istanbul will not disappoint.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Ever wanted to hug a tiger, check out exotic ping pong games, get state of the art massages for about $2 in American money, or check out 1 of 300 ancient Temples that are housed here. Chiang Mai has an excellent exchange rate and is a modern city, with modern amenities that you will be sure to love.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Home of the mighty Inca nation. Peru is a beautiful country located in South America with equally as beautiful and warm people. The Incan ruins are an obligatory tourist destination if you decide to trek here for a vacay. It is a hidden city that was established in the 15th Century and unscathed by the Spanish inquisition. Walk the trails of the ancients in this beautiful off the beaten path location.
Located in North Africa, just a ferry boat ride away from Spain, this beautiful opulent city boast of some of the best open markets in the world. Be prepared to barter for quality leathers, tasty spices, opulent fabrics, ornately designed jewelry pieces and take in the mystique of snake charmers and ancient Berber cures.