Which city best matches your personality?

Making plans for your next vacation? Here are a few tips to help you choose a destination that best suits your personality type. Read on before you plan and make sure you get just the kind of break that you truly deserve:

Nature Lover – Bali

Bali is a paradise for nature lovers. From gorgeous beaches to glorious green paddy fields, majestic mountains and huge waterfalls, Bali’s landscape will stun and soothe your soul at the same time. Visit the famed rice terraces in Ubud and be surrounded by green or take a rejuvenating shower in the Nungnung Waterfall after a trek. The West Bali National Park surrounded by idyllic beaches is also a great place to reconnect with nature.

Where to Stay: Here are some great Bali villas flanked by natural beauty.

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Artistic – Melbourne

Melbourne is every art lovers dream come true.  Whether you fancy street art, paintings, sculpture, architecture, photography or fashion, Melbourne has plenty to offer. What is even more enchanting is that a lot of art can be enjoyed free of cost by everyone. Our top locations in Melbourne for art lovers would be the Union Lane for street art, The Ian Potter Centre for sculpture and photographs, the popular National Gallery of Victoria  and Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) for contemporary art.

Where to Stay: Melbourne Stays that make travelling across the city easy.

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Thrill Seeker – Phuket

Believe that a vacation is not a vacation without some adrenaline pumping adventure? Phuket has an exciting cocktail of adventure activities from deep-sea diving to canoeing, snorkeling and more to give the thrill seeker in you a real high. Want to sweat it out and learn something new? Get a flavor of  Muay Thai, an ancient martial art form. Phuket is a destination that has plenty to offer to get your pulse raising.

Where to stay : Find a great place to stay in Phuket right here.

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Foodie – Penang

Take your tongue on a culinary adventure in Penang, the food capital of Malaysia. Treat yourself to the Malay peninsulas most famous culinary contributions like Laksa, nasi Lemak, satays and hokkien mee. Penang is synonymous with street food heaven. The aromas wafting across Kimberley Road, Fort Cornwallis and Chew Jetty and Penang Road will make you weak in the knees. Don’t miss the signature dish, Penang Asam Laksa, a spicy-sour tamarind fish soup with rice noodles.

Where to stay : Find a comfortable base for your Penang visit here.

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Shopaholic – Singapore


Singapore features high on many a shopaholic’s list of must-visit destinations. This is not without reason. You can find everything under the sun from international designer labels to local flea markets, niche local designers and even the latest electronic gadgets. You can indulge in high-end brands at the glitzy uber-sized malls on Orchard Road or hunt for great deals at bargain shops on Bugis Street.  Book lovers can head to Ngee Ann City and explore Singapore’s largest bookstore, Kinokuniya. For a more local flavor, choose to visit Arab Street, Kampong Glam or Chinatown.

Where to Stay: Great Singapore vacation rentals close to the shopping districts.

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Dreamer – Kyoto

Kyoto has a calming zen like rhythm and an endless variety of breathtakingly beautiful sights that will transport you to a dream. Its ancient temples, zen gardens, traditional ryokan inns and centuries-old craftsmanship on display at every corner will calm frayed nerves and inspire you. Bamboo forests, colourfully dressed geishas, cherry blossom trees, tea ceremony masters and craftsmen- there is plenty for anyone who loves to linger and dream. Kyoto celebrates not only its well-preserved heritage but also embraces technological marvels like the rest of Japan.

Where to stay: Stay in a beautiful traditional Japanese home to complete your dream Kyoto experience.

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Whatever be your travel personality, HomeAway has great vacation homes in different cities to make your holiday truly special.

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