Odenza Reviews Seoul, South Korea

Located in South Korea, Seoul is a beautiful and vibrant city that is bound to leave a long-lasting impression on travelers on the hunt for a unique and memorable adventure.  With a population of 9.76 million, it is one of the fastest-growing cities up to date and as such, there is always something interesting and exciting to do in the city. From Palaces to animal cafes, Seoul has plenty to offer to different types of tourists.  One of the great things about traveling around South Korea is that there is no such thing as an area that is impossible to get to as transit is easily accessible and there is also a bullet train available.

While in Seoul, roaming around Insadong on a nice afternoon is a must and has many unique craft cafes that are bound to be memorable. Visiting Gyeongbokgung palace and Hanok village are also must-see top attractions that will give travelers some insight into Korea’s rich history. Home to the third-largest city park, Seoul Forest is a quaint and beautiful escape for those wanting a short escape from the bustling city.  In terms of nightlife, tourists will not be disappointed as they can head down to Hongdae or Gangnam which are known to have various fun lounges that are open 24/7. 

 

 

Odenza Reviews Barbados Island, The Caribbean

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The vibrant island of Barbados is and rich with history, hospitality and natural beauty. Some attractions to check-out around the island include: Harrison’s cave of crystallized limestone cave with deep pools of crystal-clear water, flowing streams and towering cave columns. Carlisle Bay, a natural harbor with a crescent shaped bay perfect for swimming and scuba diving. Hunte’s botanical Gardens, lush and beautifully landscaped where you can stroll through exotic plants, unique statues and antiques.

Odenza Reviews Funchal in Madeira Island, Portugal.

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Funchal is the capital city of Portugal’s Madeira archipelago. It’s backed by hills, and known for its harbor, gardens and Madeira wine cellars. The centuries-old Funchal Cathedral, which mixes Gothic and Romanesque styles, is notable for its carved wooden ceiling. Fronting the harbor is the São Tiago Fortress, built in the 1600s. It now houses the Contemporary Art Museum, with a large collection of Portuguese works.

Funchal is known for its comforting temperatures, wine and crafts. Top places to visit include the open Worker’s Market, the Sacred Art Museum and Blandy’s Wine Lodge. The friendly demeanor of residents, strollable streets and affordable taxis make the city very easy to navigate.

Le Marais, Paris

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Le Marais (“The Marsh”) is a historic district in Paris, France. Along the aristocratic district of Paris, it hosts many outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance.

Le Marais is the closest you will get to the feel of medieval Paris and has more pre-revolutionary buildings and streets left intact than any other area in Paris. A glance at some of the beautiful buildings and houses indicates the wealthy status of the former residents. The small  medieval lanes are alive with bars, restaurants, hotels, high and low fashion boutiques, trendy shops, hip designers, old fashioned bread shops, jewelry, wine shops, fashionable art galleries and museums all packed into one small area.

 

Amalfi Coast, Italy

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The allure of the Amalfi Coast’s natural beauty has been drawing people to the region long before it had a name.

Its dramatic charm and idyllic weather enticed ancient Roman nobles to build their villas there, a real estate trend that, overtime, never faded. Today the mountains and sea cliffs are dotted with pastel confections of holiday homes and sumptuous villas, which have elevated the coastline to one of the most fabulous and unique destinations in the world.

Its fragile cultural landscape—churches, gardens, vineyards and towns—are divided into thirteen different municipalities, and were listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1997. Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello are the area’s top destinations, attracting thousands of jetsetters each year.

 

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Amsterdam is the cultural capital of the Netherlands and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.

Known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths.

Some of the most romantic things you can do in this magical city include taking a cruise on a canal boat, strolling down the Vondelpark or having a candle light dinner at the famous restaurant De Kas.

 

Bellagio, Lake Como, Italy

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Lake Como, Italy is known for its dramatic scenery, set against the foothills of the Alps. The lake is shaped like an upside-down Y, with three slender branches that meet at the resort town of Bellagio. At the bottom of the southwest branch lies the city of Como, home to Renaissance architecture and a funicular that travels up to the mountain town of Brunate.