While most people would be put off by Canada’s harsh winters, being born in Russia gave me a love of snow and winter that very few people in this world ever acquire. Canada will always have my heart.
Halong Bay is the epitome of a place that simply doesn't feel real; a parallel universe where generations of families living in floating homes and fish their every meal among limestone islands topped with rainforests.
I'm not going to lie; I'm not much of a hiker. Unless I'm in the Swiss Alps, of course. You better believe this place will turn anyone into a fitness junkie just to get a glimpse of that view.