February’s air has a special charm for seasoned travelers. While some hibernate until spring-summer, this month announces itself as passage to forgotten stories, beautiful landscapes, and lively cultures across the world, where the past echoes, nature paints amazing artworks, and cultures pulsate with life. Take a walk down untrodden paths and embark on a journey where the past, present, and traditions blend into the final, mesmerizing masterpiece.


Whispers of History in Ancient Stones

Jordan: Take a journey back in time to Petra, the Rose City, carved into sandstone cliffs, where the Treasury’s magnificent facade suddenly emerges from the ground like a dream. Discover Jerash, the eastern Pompeii, a Roman city immersed in time with its colonnades, temples, and amphitheaters. Take a float in the therapeutic baths of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, where Cleopatra used to get her beauty secret from. The appealing temperatures of February and the sunshine in March allow Jordan to express its enchanting past through its ancient treasures.


Peru: Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, known as the Lost City of the Incas, which lies amidst the lush embrace of the Andes Mountains. Imagine the empire’s bustling life as you investigate stone temples, agricultural terraces, and Intihuatana sundial within the empire. Cusco, the capital city of the Inca Empire, is full of Spanish colonial architecture and a vibrant Plaza de Armas. February’s dry season, with the beautiful and warm weather, brings the mysteries of the Nazca Lines, geoglyphs drawn on the sand, and these whisper about the astronomy beliefs of the ancient people.


Greece: Tour the Acropolis, the home of philosophers and gods in Athens where the Parthenon stands as a symbol of ancient democracy. See the lively Plaka neighborhood, go through the ruins of the Temple of Zeus, and visualize the cheering of the Olympics spectators. Travel to Crete and explore the Minoan Palace of Knossos that gives insight into Europe’s oldest civilization. February sees fewer crowds, milder temperatures and makes more room for you alone to explore the country.


Embrace the Majesty of Nature

Kenya: Behold the sight of this amazing spectacle of the Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest and zebra go for a journey across the savannahs of Masai Mara. Experience a safari in Amboseli National Park where you can see Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, as a colossal backdrop. De-stress on the magnificent Diani Beach, dotted with palm trees and blue waters. The dry season that unfolds in February guarantees clear skies and beautiful temperatures, ideal for exploring Kenya’s diverse wildlife and beautiful landscape.


Chile: Trek through Torres del Paine National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the granite peaks tower the sky and the glacial lakes reflect their magnificence. Travel the Atacama Desert, the most arid non-polar desert on Earth, which is filled with the surreal scenery of salt flats, geysers, and active volcanoes. Be awed by the turquoise color of the Torres del Paine National Park, where glaciers break and fall into the lake. February brings in comfortable temperatures and less rain to enable you to fully explore Chile’s diverse natural wealth.


Australia: Plunge into the colorful coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, the biggest coral reef system in the world, with hundreds of colorful fish and lots of marine life. Walk the eucalyptus-scented tracks of the Blue Mountains, a world heritage site with high and stunning cliffs and waterfalls. Obtain the famous Ayers Rock (Uluru) glow at sunrise, a unique place with aboriginal mythology. February has warm weather and sunshine as a characteristic and it is perfect for finding Australia’s surprising flora and fauna, from the Great Barrier Reef’s underwater beauty to the Outback’s harsh scenery.


Immerse Yourself in Vibrant Cultures

Vietnam: Stroll down the old lanes of Hoi An, a UNESCO heritage site decorated with bright lanterns and picturesque buildings. Take a ship cruise along the Mekong River in the Mekong Delta, witnessing the vivacity that sustains Vietnamese agriculture. Check out the busy city of Ho Chi Minh also known as Saigon, featuring its French Colonial architecture and lively street life. February’s dry season combines cool temperature and blue sky, making you discover Vietnam’s culture diversity, picturesque landscapes and delicious cuisine with your full enjoyment.

Spain: Absorb the contagious passions of flamenco by the streets of Seville, where dancers shake the floor with their fiery poise. Gape at the architectural wonder of Barcelona with the basilica Sagrada Familia which is being built for over a century. Come to the Alhambra palace in Granada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for its Islamic architecture and amazing gardens. February is characterized by cooler temperature and small crowds, allowing you to join Spain`s thriving culture and iconic monuments.


New Orleans, USA: Enjoy Mardi Gras, an exciting mix of music, parades and costumes. Walk the historic streets of the French Quarter or visit the city’s jazz venues, or savor the city’s special Creole cuisine. Mild February weather and lively atmosphere in New Orleans makes it the ideal time to visit and learn about its unique culture and heritage.

This is just a guide to the unlimited opportunities that are awaiting in February. Hence, take your curiosity along, pick a place that evokes your wandering soul and go on a trip that will revitalize your spirit and help you create lasting memories. Let this month be your visa to the extraordinary where the whisper of history is the beautiful nature and many cultures painting the vibrant stories on the canvas of memories.