How would you describe yourself? An adrenaline junkie? A culture vulture? A history buff? A fashionista? An ecotourist?
Let’s face it! Different personality types have different expectations when they travel. History buffs might want to explore churches and forts while fashionistas would rather shop till they drop.
Together, Preferred Hotels & Resorts represents 400 independent hotels around the world.
They have combined forces to recommend the following five travel destinations based on your personality type – with a recommended hotel or resort at each destination.
An adrenaline junky?
For the Adrenaline Junkie – Queenstown, New Zealand
Why go: As the adventure capital of the world, this resort town offers stunning lake and mountain scenery and activities such as canyoning, bungee jumping, and fly-fishing.
Where to stay: Azur – Each one of the luxury lodge’s nine villas features a gas fireplace and a private deck with lounge area designed for guests offering incredible views.
A Culture Seeker?
For the Culture Seeker – Udaipur, India
Why go: One of India’s most beautiful and culturally rich cities, Udaipur has former royal palaces, beautiful gardens, and cruising across Lake Pichola.
Where to stay: The Leela Palace Udaipur – Cultural experiences include individual astrological chart readings with the on-site astrologer.
An ecotourist, a history buff, or a fashionista?
For the Ecotourist – Mata de Sao Joao, Brazil
Why go: Home to Brazil’s top ecotourism projects, this fishing village provides opportunities to learn about sea turtle conservation at Taatwmar Project, trek through the 600-acre Sapiranga Ecological Reserve, and drive down the famed Linha Verde.
Where to stay: Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte – Luxury travel meets environmental sustainability at this 292-room ecoresort, which has an on site spa.
For the History Buff – Querétaro, Mexico
Why go: Built from Mexico’s 17th-century silver fortune, this colonial city is a UNESCO World Heritage site with the Museo Regional de Querétaro, La Casa de la Marquesa, and the Cerro de las Campanas National Park.
Where to stay: Hacienda Jurica – This 16th Century hacienda is a true retreat, with contemporary amenities and restaurants that serve traditional Mexican fare accompanied by live music.
For the Fashionista – Forte dei Marmi, Italy
Why go: Forte dei Marmi is immensely popular among the glitzy crowd, who flock to this area of northern Tuscany for its pristine beaches, world-class designer discount market at Piazza Marconi, and abundance of designer boutiques.
Where to stay: Grand Hotel Imperiale – Situated on a private beach, surrounded by the Apuan Alps,it presents five-star accommodations and services ranging from fine dining to a medical spa. \
Nadine Gray publishes Travel with Papino.
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Nadine is a self described “traveler, writer, blogger, entrepreneur, nanny, miner, explorer, daughter, and sister”.
Wandering the the world one country at a time, Nadine publishes an entertaining travel blog.
You can always count on it for great pictures of Nadine as she travels the world – and the people she meets along the way.
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