Get ready to infuse the long winter months with color, carnivals, and adventure. Chosen by our editors, this year's best winter trips span the globe and transcend the season. Find your favorite, then share your winter trip plans with fellow travelers.

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Harbin Ice
Harbin Ice

Nice photos! I do love the last winter trip in Harbin, much amazing than I expected. personally I loved kinds of snow and icy sculptures, they are so different in day and night time. And here are some of my photos on ice sculptures, http://www.harbinice.com/photos.html?&p=2

Machali Queen
Machali Queen

Very good here but i dont like to go china... but can refer you to go to Ranthambore National Park India, Its a very wild jungle for game drives in Ranthambore and Tiger sighting.... Just visit here at http://www.ranthamborejeepsafari.com/

Lolina Pérez López
Lolina Pérez López

thanks to you, my classes are more dynamic! Thank you all for been as great as you are.

ma tessa
ma tessa

just remember, the food in Harbin is also great!

Nadia Al Ikhsan
Nadia Al Ikhsan

my teacher once show us video of this festival

a total awesome!

subhanallah~

Myo Maung
Myo Maung

I'm sure this is on a lot grander scale than the one in Winnipeg, Manitoba called Festival Du Voyageur in February each year.

susan beene
susan beene

we had a foreign exchange student from Brazil. We will visit someday there.

Olivia W.
Olivia W.

This interesting. I have heard of it since I was born, never been that place though. Wish I could come back to China and see how this amazing festival would be like. 

Park Min
Park Min

I went there about 3times!!!

That place just awesome!!


John J Wiggins
John J Wiggins

When I was reading about The Cayman Islands, it said something about a Turtle Farm. A few years ago, I went on a Carnival Cruise and went to a Turtle Farm, though I'm not sure it's the same one as on the Cayman Islands.

Rushali Ramteke
Rushali Ramteke

Caymen island looked exotic. Something I'd want to see for real. This winter I'd probably hit Goa in India. I have heard a lot about snorkelling but don't have courage to try it.  It's going to be a carnival time in the month end. Just referring netgeo, mygola.com and http://www.joguru.com to get more info on it. 

Teresa Kimes
Teresa Kimes

I have seen pictures from Alaska having Ice Festivals, but to see this wonderful Ice Festival In China is amazing!

Staceyar Samantha
Staceyar Samantha

I don't realize if some of the oriental countries have those kind of amazing festivals. Thank you for the recommendation! I also found out some interesting articles here aswell www.jakpost.travel  :)

Ethan Budiansky
Ethan Budiansky

I can't believe you would continue to promote the Cayman Turtle Farm after they were just caught hiding evidence of severe animal mistreatment!  And I notice you do not mention that the CTF slaughters this endangered species and sells them as meat.  Nice standards, NatGeo.

Julia Michaels
Julia Michaels

Nat Geo - Kindly research your tourist spot recommendations: Cayman Turtle Farm is under investigation for gross negligence and cruelty to their hundreds of sea turtles before their miserable lives end in slaughter. This practice should not be supported by a magazine that is usually known for conservation. More info: http://stopseaturtlefarm.org/

Susan Wilson
Susan Wilson

Ms. Michaels & Mr. Budiansky,  Thank you fot that deeply saddening bit of info  I was surfing the tube one night & noticed a prodram titled "Wicked Tuna" on NatGeo.  I didn't even check it out, with the fish being overfished then sold for millions.  First impressions do make lasting impressions.

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