Spring has arrived at the northern hemisphere of our planet and autumn in the southern. Except from the poles and the equator, the weather is mild and this is the perfect time to travel anywhere on Earth. Here is a look at our world this season to help you make a decision in case you want to travel. Click on the images to see a larger view.
A few minutes away from Amsterdam, the tulip fields with the classic windmills are a pleasure to behold in Holland.
The poor economy in Greece makes Mykonos Island a very accessible paradise.
Before the hot and humid summer, spring is the perfect time to visit Angkor Wat; the largest temple ever constructed in honor of the God Vishnu and the symbol of Cambodia.
Located 40 minutes from Las Vegas, Nevada is the new Hoover Dam Bridge. This is the newest American marvel and it is best to visit before the hot desert summer arrives.
Frigid temperatures have reseeded in Hamburg, Germany and one can now explore on foot the Rathaus and Alster Lake area while enjoying typical German sausages and beer from street vendors every weekend.
The gondoliers are ready to take you all around Venice, Italy the most romantic way of transportation.
If money is no object, I suggest a visit to the Sky Park Marina Bay in Singapore. Considered the newest wonder of the world and constructed over 200 meters high on top of three skyscrapers is the most expensive hotel complex in the world. You can swim in the largest outdoor swimming pool on top of the world with a fantastic view.
The extensive urban art on the walls of city of Brussels, Belgium is the largest outdoor galley in the world. A free pleasure to all its visitors.
A light jacket, comfortable shoes, and a few pesos is all you need to explore the Pyramids of the Sun & Moon at Teotihuacan, "City of the Gods. It is located less than an hour from the crowds of Mexico City.
For a spiritual journey, the colossal statue on top of the Buddhist temple in Hong Kong is the perfect place to learn about Eastern Philosophy.
The fountains around the crystal pyramid at the Louvre in Paris are functioning again in spring after winter hibernation. This is the perfect place to sit and admire the Classic French Architecture of the Palace of Louis XIV before and after the visit of the most famous museum in the world.
For a magical and medieval journey, the castles of Portugal will send you back to the times of legendary royalty.
The great Roman temples in Syria have no tourists due to the political turmoil in that country, hopefully we will be able to visit them next year.
The Taoist Temple and the whole complex of the former Forbidden City in Beijing China is now open for all to learn the history of a culture separated hundreds of centuries and miles from the rest of the world.
Spring is the perfect time to witness the new sound and light show at the Pyramids of Gizeh, before the summer crowds invade the plateau
The shell shape waves are a natural phenomena we can admire during spring in Hawaii, along with an average 80 degree weather in this pacific paradise.
Earth is definitely the planet of the month and we should be proud to live here, enjoy the beauty of spring.
I hope you enjoyed this free spring break trip.
Author Ingrid I. Holm-Garibay