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Cultural Travel

Pure Vacations guide to cultural travel around the world.

While many associate romantic destinations with palm trees, hypnotic turquoise waters and powder, I would never say no to a romantic vacation in one of…
Barcelona, the land of Antoni Gaudí, is one of the most popular city break destinations in Europe. And why shouldn’t it be? It’s rich in…
There are many winter wonderlands in the world, but somehow, the winter magic of Quebec City is unique and unsurpassed. Yes, you can spend the…
While New Year’s Eve parties last only for one night in most parts of the world, Edinburgh makes you an offer you just can’t refuse:…
Some people want to travel to Lapland for Christmas, to meet Santa Claus, while others prefer to relax on an exotic beach, to spite the…
Exploring the culture of India might take a lifetime or, according to their beliefs, a few lifetimes. The Indian cultural universe is a complex one,…
There are many reasons why people come to St. Ives. Virginia Wolf came here to find inspiration for her novels, James McNeill Whistler came to…
I have to admit that when I first received the invitation to visit one my friends in Salt Lake City, I wasn’t exactly thrilled. I…
Well, here is a question whose answer could easily become a novel or, better yet, a fairy tale. There are so many reasons to visit…
Lake Louise is one of the premier attractions of the spectacular Banff National Park in the Alberta Rockies of Canada. Located at the heart of…
Situated on the western coast of India, Goa is a state that stretches along the Arabian Sea. When most people think of the place, one…
For people who want a little break from cities like Nairobi, Kenya or to end their African adventure with in a more relaxing setting, gorgeous…