A small budget doesn’t mean you have to skimp on quality. There’s a host of cultural and foodie experiences around the globe…
See masterpieces in Paris
Paris is for lovers, and visiting one of its smaller art museums will be a feast for the eye for any art-loving partner. Monet’s Water Lilies paintings take center stage at the Orangerie. Afterward, a stroll in the charming Tuileries gardens is simply lovely.
Indulge in a few drams in Edinburgh
Head to Buenos Aires for a tango show
From high-tech art experiences to fairytale castles, and a bit of foodie magic in between, a $50 festive gift budget will get you (and your loved one) far.
Explore Tokyo’s coolest museum
If modern art is more your gift-giving vibe, Tokyo is surely the place to express it. The teamLab Borderless Digital Art Museum is a unique, cutting-edge art experience. Bright, moving art is digitally projected in 3D all around the visitor. This is an immersive art experience like no other.
Learn how to cook Thai cuisine
Food is an international language, and if your other half fancies getting creative in the kitchen, a cooking class in Thailand’s northern gem of Chiang Mai is just the thing. After doing some jungle trekking, take time out for this tour that includes a market visit and preparing your own delicious Thai curry.
Visit the original fairytale castle
Germany is known for its holiday cheer and magnificent castles. See the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle on a day trip from Munich. Does it look familiar? Walt Disney’s Magic Castle was inspired by this very one!
Now we’re talking…your budget just got serious. From active adventures to living la dolce vita in Italy, these next-level experiences are the perfect present.
Zip through New Zealand
Do you have an adrenaline junkie in the house? New Zealand is the place to be, for sure. With its incredible landscape, this is the home of extreme sports. This zipline tour will get the adrenaline pumping as it speeds over the native forest on Waiheke Island.
Wine and dine in Tuscany
If you have foodie friends, they’ll be delighted this holiday with gifts of food and wine. Take it up a level with a day trip in Tuscany from Florence to explore the sights and enjoy wine-tasting in the famous Chianti wine region.
The southern Spanish city of Seville is not just about mesmerizing flamenco shows. Here it’s all about tapas: your foodie friend will delight in this tapas and wine tour to taste the flavors of southern Spain.
Sky’s the limit
There’s no stopping you now. The best gifts for the person who has everything is a unique experience. We’re talking bucket-list stuff now.
Catch the Northern Lights
Seeing the Aurora Borealis is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It may be icy in Tromsø, which is located in the Arctic Circle in Norway. But the light display of the Aurora Borealis in the heavens above will warm up the soul.
Cruise through NYC
First-time visitors to New York City will love the romance and charm of a wintry yacht cruise through famous Manhattan Harbor. You’ll see the city’s famous skyline as you snuggle up with cocoa, cookies, and listen to live jazz.