Close your eyes and imagine the perfect Christmas, the twinkling lights, the smell of freshly cooked delicacies filling the house, fire crackling as kids play with new toys. the haze of harmattan, a busy market and a smiling trader counting crisp naira notes. If you raised your hands to catch the air, you would feel the tingle with joy the exciting and breathtaking “holiday spirit” and the kindness that surrounds everyone. It’s all just such a wonderful time. Christmas remind us of some of our fondest memories.

Some people experience and celebrate this holiday at home, while others enjoy traveling to explore new places and destinations. Christmas is celebrated around the world with unbridled excitement, transcending boundaries of place and faith.

Christmas is coming up soon, and you may already have plans to celebrate in your own unique ways and perhaps travelling might be one of them.

The greatest places to travel for Christmas are those with festive activities and bright decorations that capture the spirit of the season; it also helps if there is a stunning scenery.

There are many wonderful Christmas holiday destinations in the world where you can celebrate the season in an amazing way and here are 4 places to visit.

Lapland, Finland

If you are looking for mythical and magical pristine nature and breath-taking phenomena then Lapland is the destination you want to visit. It is your gateway to an Arctic experience unlike any other. Watch a dazzling Northern Lights show, explore how the seasons and wilderness intertwine and meet the wildlife of the North. The Arctic Circle of Finland is the place to go if you enjoy seeing Santa everywhere this Christmas. Santa in his red and white attire is the most admired resident of this city along side with his elves who give presents. The city creates a magnificent wonderland, making it the ideal destination for anyone who enjoys a snowy Christmas. Lapland, one of the most popular Christmas locations, has a fantastic “Santa Park” that might be your fun location.

New York, USA.

New York is known for its tall skyscrapers, well-known neighborhoods, and boundless enthusiasm. From baseball and pizzas to Times Square and yellow cabs, there’s a lot to explore in the Big Apple.

Christmas in New York City is unlike any other. It’s truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience to stroll through a city decked with glistening lights and towering trees while enjoying hot cocoa or last-minute gift shopping. You can participate in a cherished holiday custom, such as the Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes and the holiday markets.

Prague, Czech Republic

There’s a good reason why Prague is regarded as one of the top Christmas vacation spots. Prague looks amazing throughout the holiday season. With almost 600 years of history, ancient lanes, forested hills, and the gorgeous River Vitava with its numerous picturesque bridges, how could it not?

Prague is famous for its vibrant cultural scene, a well-preserved castle, Baroque and Gothic cathedrals, medieval squares, dreamy bridges, nightlife spots, and a lively arts scene. It’s known for its centuries of history and cultural heritage, where the medieval heart of Europe can be felt in its cobblestone streets.

The Maldives

If you’d prefer to wear a swimsuit this holiday season instead of snowshoes then head over to Maldives. Maldives gives you a feeling that never fades no matter how many times you have visit. Right from the mesmerizing glimpse of the atolls from the plane, to it’s brilliant turquoise ovals set against the deeper blue around it. Maldives brings unforgettable memories and it keeps drawing you into a magical experience. As you step into what looks like a desert island, taking your shoes off, not to be worn again until you leave.