Be Active, Be Adventurous, and Be Luxurious!

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There are different ways to travel and explore the world. You could choose to go to the most breathtaking wilderness locations in the world and spend your time camping and enjoying the beauty of your surroundings. You could also travel to individual cities that appeal to your sense of adventure, love of art, or desire to explore the culinary wonders from international cultures.

If you are the type of person who enjoys the comforts of deluxe accommodations and the security of having a home base to which you can retreat at the end of a long day of exploration, you may want to consider a luxury resort or timeshare to call home while you fulfill your urge to explore. Two of the most popular tourist destinations in the world are San Diego and London. While many people are familiar with the cultural and historic potentials of these cities, you may be surprised to know how close they are to some truly majestic outdoor experiences.

San Diego

San Diego, California is a gorgeous and historic location to explore. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of cultural and historic opportunities the city has to offer. They can also venture further away from the heart of the city to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the California coast. A Welk Timeshare is an ideal way to centrally position yourself to maximize your time in the city.

If you are interested in culture and history, San Diego will feel like a treat. Balboa Park is often described as the western Smithsonian. It is home to fifteen museums that cover a wide variety of topics, including art, technology, anthropology, aviation, and natural sciences. The USS Midway Museum and the Maritime Museum of San Diego highlight the regions coastal connection. Music and theater are also well represented in the city. The San Diego Symphony, Belly Up Tavern, and Humphreys Concerts by the Bay are all ideal locations to enjoy live music. San Diego is also one of the premier destinations for Broadway performances on the city’s more than 150 stages.

If you want to venture further afield you can explore the natural beauty that made California famous. Point Loma is a popular destination for whale watching and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve has beaches, lagoons, trails, and wildlife. Other locations to explore the beauty of the area include La Jolla Cove, Balboa Park Gardens, and Sunset Cliffs National Park.

If you are in the mood for an international adventure, Tijuana is less than 30 minutes from the heart of San Diego. The border between Mexico and the United States is open 24 hours a day and U.S. citizens can go into Mexico can visit for up to 72 hours with only a passport. While there be sure to visit Telefonica Gastro Park where you will be treated to a food truck extravaganza with some of the best Mexican food in the city.


London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. It has the vigor of New York with the charm and aesthetics of the Old World. Some of the most iconic destinations include the London Eye, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and Big Ben.

If you are more interested in the cultural side of the city, be prepared to spend days exploring. The British Museum is a treasure trove of historic wonders that could take up several days all on its own. Other museums to explore include the Natural History Museum, National Gallery, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Don’t forget to treat yourself to the powerful Globe Theatre experience before you leave.

Some visitors are surprised by the natural wonder to be found in one of the largest cities in the world. The Sea Life London Aquarium and London Zoo are obvious destinations to see animals in this lovely concrete jungle but if you want to experience open spaces, Hyde Park is the place to go.

With London as your base camp you will also be conveniently located near some of the most historic and impressive sites in all of England. Stonehenge is located in the Wiltshire countryside, less than a two hour trip by train and bus from London. Surprisingly, there are even a number of beaches that are close enough for a day trip. Some worth exploring include Brighton, West Beach, Botany Bay, and Hastings.

There are resorts located around the world that can serve as your home base while you are away from home. Locations in Nicaragua, Thailand, Greece, Argentina, and South Korea are all waiting to be explored. Where will you go first?

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