Where To Travel In February – Forbes Travel Guide Stories


February may not be the peak month for hiking, but if you find yourself with this itch to get out of town, there is an adventure waiting in many corners of the world. From a birthday celebration in California to colorful trips in South America, we have found five destinations that will make you want to pack your bags and escape to a new place this coming winter.

FTG-FebruaryEvents-CreditTheRitzCarltonHotelCompanyLLCRitz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s 30th birthday

Thirty years is undoubtedly a cause for celebration, and Forbes’ four-star travel guide Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel marks this anniversary with a partnership with one of the best pearl jewelry in the world, Mikimoto. during Orange County In the hotel’s “inspiration pearls” campaign, one guest a month will be chosen to receive his and her own pearl set, which will remain on the winning pillow as a surprise. The birthday package also includes a visit to the Mikimoto showroom at South Coast Plaza and a sumptuous breakfast at wife, Haritz’s signature restaurant. Between meals, be sure to take time for a colorful 60-minute pearl facial at the 4-star resort. spa, Which will reveal the natural glow of your skin. Add things up with the Pearl Martini, a dish created especially for the anniversary, and Valentine’s Day tasting menus to be offered throughout the hotel’s restaurants on 14 and 15 February. Until April 30th

AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Tournament

There will be 156 professionals and 156 amateurs competing this year in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am tournament, making it a great opportunity for any golf enthusiast to get up close and personal with some of the best players in the world. The 2013 Pro-Am Champion, Brandt Sandker, Phil Mickelson and Graham McDowell are just some of the PGA names approved for the game. As for celebrity non-golfers, the tournament has a star lineup that includes players Don Chadell and Ray Romano, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and surfing legend Kelly Slater. During the tournament, Pebble Beach’s famous 17-mile drive will be closed to car traffic. Fortunately, charming Tradewinds Carmel And Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Hotels The inn in the Spanish Gulf and Pebble Beach Lodge Will offer not only beautiful views and exemplary arrays, but also convenient access to the golf course. Tradewinds Carmel’s AT&T Pebble Beach Golf Getaway package gives you two shuttle tickets, three nights’ accommodation and a daily continental breakfast. Spanish Bay’s offer provides you with two free tournament tickets during your stay. February 3-9

Sochi Winter Olympics

It may be the end of winter in Sochi, but the city full of snow is the hottest destination this month. Sochi has become a polar palace to accommodate elite athletes from all over the world competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Alpine skiing, figure skating and ice hockey may be the top attractions, but sledding, bob and curling tickets were available at press time, meaning you can still enter all The cool fun. For the month of February that you will remember for a lifetime, pack your coat and make your way to Russia. Just be sure to send us your selfie in front of Bolshoi’s Royal Ice Dome when you get there. February 7-23

Vienna Del Mar International Song Festival

In the United States, singers hoping to break into the major leagues can compete in gigs like American Idol or The voice. In Latin America, novice singers are about 75 miles away Santiago, Chile, To the coastal town of Vienna del Mar every February to fight it at the Vienna Del Mar International Song Festival. Held at the 15,000-seat Quintana Amphitheater, it is the largest competition of its kind in Latin America, attracting visitors from all over the Southern Hemisphere. But you will not only find a list of undiscovered talents that cover everything from rock to reggae; International stars such as Ricky Martin, Rod Stewart, Laura Pausini, Los Tress and Anna Gabriel will also appear on stage. February 23-28

Rio Carnival

When we talk about samba, we are talking about Rio. When we talk about Rio, we must talk about the carnival. While other countries may attend the annual celebration, this breathtaking coastal city sets the international standard. Nowhere else will you see beautiful moving bodies, outrageous costumes, or feel the revelry as when you are in the midst of what is undoubtedly the biggest multi-day party in the world. (A report of 2 million celebrants attending the carnival last year.) Although the official festivities open with an opening ceremony and culminate with the spectacular samba parade, the city bypasses with street concerts, late-night parties and lavish and lavish banquets. For the carnival. Samba schools open their gates to the public while they do rehearsals for performances, so if you can’t get a ticket to the main event, rest assured there are other ways to attend all the fun. 28 February -4 March

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