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Travel Blog: Fernweh October

Fernweh October


Aloha fellow wanderers, October has graced us with its presence, and what better time to embark on your next escapade and explore faraway places? In this second edition of the Whitworth travel blog, we will discuss some mesmerising destinations for you to discover this autumn with your family, friends or even alone.  


Bavaria, Germany - Oktoberfest and Beyond

Oooh, October in Bavaria, we all know what that means, it's Oktoberfest! Prepare to dive headfirst into the world's most famous beer festival in the heart of Munich. Imagine this, sipping premium brews, feasting on delectable Bavarian dishes, and dancing the days and nights away to the rhythm of live music. It's a party unlike any other! But this is just the tip of your Bavarian adventure! Venture into a bygone realm as you explore the whimsical Neuschwanstein Castle and take in the breathtaking sights of the Bavarian Alps. Prost to an unforgettable October! 🍻


Bali, Indonesia - A Tropical Escape with a Twist

Bali in October, thanks to the rainy season the island has exploded with vivid shades of green. Better still the weather's not too hot, nor too cold, October brings the perfect conditions to explore without roasting you to a crisp. Furthermore, Bali's party doesn’t stop, in fact, the fun's just getting started. You'll immerse yourself in vibrant culture, witness dazzling dance performances, and you can even partake in one of the many colourful temple ceremonies. Not about the party life? Well Bali has you covered, for those who prefer something a little more relaxing you can indulge in some spa time! Get pampered with luxurious Balinese massages, flower baths, relaxation that'll have you feeling like you’re floating on air.

Bali in October. It's where nature meets culture, and relaxation meets exploration. A perfect paradise with a twist! 🏝️


Dubai, UAE - Where Aspirations Reach Heights Beyond Skyscrapers

Look no further than Dubai this October if you are chasing scorching heat and sun-kissed skies. Dubai transforms into the ultimate playground for sun worshippers! Prepare yourself for luxury shopping sprees, glorious desert adventures, and awe-inspiring encounters with the likes of the mighty Burj Khalifa. Kick back in the blazing sun and work on your tan lines or hit the indoor ski slopes. As if that wasn’t enough, there's more! Go on a desert safari which looks like a scene straight out of a movie. Jump in a 4x4 and feel rad surfing the sand dunes, ride camels like a desert nomad, and feast on divine BBQ dinners under a sea of stars.

So, grab the sunscreen, put on your shades, and visit Dubai. A sun-drenched adventure with a side of luxury,  and don't forget to bring a camera! ☀️


Cyprus- Sun, Sea, and History Await!

In October, Cyprus welcomes you with a sun-kissed embrace, boasting delightful mid-20s°C temperatures. Explore ancient ruins in Kourion and its Greco-Roman amphitheatres, where gladiators once roared. Visit the UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, Tombs of the Kings, and venture into mysterious 4th-century BC catacombs. Not into history? Roam charming villages such as Omodos, that offer an authentic taste of Mediterranean life and delightful traditional Cypriot delicacies to indulge in. Traverse the golden coastline and drink in its natural beauty, with pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters. Whether you prefer lounging with a cocktail in hand, the thrill of water sports, or a vibrant nightlife, Cyprus has you covered.

It's a warm and sunny escape that balances history, culture, and natural beauty. Cyprus whispers tales of the past and paints a picture of a future full of incredible memories. 🌊


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As we conclude our journey through another Whitworth travel blog, we hope you've found inspiration and valuable insights for your next adventure. Remember that travel enriches our lives in countless ways. Stay curious, keep exploring, and don’t let illness impact your travel plans.