Entertaining shows like The Real Housewives can have an indirect influence on its viewers just by chronicling the lives of wives and mothers today. While some of their behaviors may be distasteful, it is their travels that appeal to the masses. Before The Real Housewives there was Sex and The City with a story line that also resonated with women in a very real way. Why do women love these shows? Some women are intrigued by the idea of a luxurious lifestyle they perceive unattainable for themselves. However, affordable travel destinations are plentiful and can make you and your girlfriends feel like royalty even if only for five days. Whether it’s a scenic hike in the Swiss Alps, luxury shopping spree in Paris or a relaxing resort in a Costa Rica villa, all-girl getaways will give you and your girlfriends a taste of luxury.
For the Wild Ones
A little adventure goes a long way during an all-girl getaway. If you and your friends are more on the courageous side, a hiking vacation in the Swiss Alps is the perfect adventure. While getting plenty of fitness, you’ll be able to see beautiful scenery including, but not limited to mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and lakes. The Swiss Alps don’t just sound luxurious; they are luxurious. You and your girls won’t have to worry about lugging around a heavy backpack, fending for food or pitching a tent. The Alps provide a variety of amenities to its visitors like hot meals, hot showers and comfortable lodging.
The Shoppers Who Can’t Be Stopped
Most women love to shop, shop and shop some more. While dragging your husband or boyfriend along during a shopping spree isn’t the most enjoyable, shopping with your girlfriends has ultimate benefits like honest opinions and true interest. Fashionista’s love to stay on top of trends and the hottest almost always come from the fashion capital, Paris. Never mind the beautiful architecture and delightful cuisine, the streets of Paris are lined with trend setting boutiques you and your girlfriends would love to explore to get your hands on a uniquely vintage piece. The Golden Triangle, one of the most popular shopping districts, is dedicated to high fashion and accessories bringing together designers like Givenchy, Dior, Hermes and the classic, Chanel.
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
As an adult, fun isn’t always something that can be incorporated into an everyday schedule. For this reason, it is important to relax and regroup with your closest friends just to keep your sanity. Costa Rica is said to be one of the most beautiful places on this Earth from its beaches to its local residents. With a variety of options ranging from zip lining through the trees, scaling a volcano or exploring the rainforest there are certainly fun activities that will peak you and your girlfriends’ interests. On the other hand, Costa Rica villas offer remarkable views and luxurious amenities for you to enjoy during downtime. Whether you want to play hard or relax harder, Costa Rica has it all.
The next time you and your girlfriends want to experience a lively vacation, consider any of these three locations. Give yourself the celebrity treatment by visiting any of these gorgeous places and you’ll feel nothing short of a star.
Our guest author, Mercedes Potter, is an elite writer and avid traveler who loves a great vacation. Follow her on Twitter @CedesPotter to see other posts she’s written about travel.