If you are looking to escape the sweltering Asian heat, Australia and New Zealand are ideal options, with a wide variety of activities and diverse landscapes that will keep you coming back for more.
The Australian outback, located in the northern part of the country offers dusty, red plains as far as the eye can see. Ayers Rock is the star attraction of the region, and has attained the status of a pilgrimage for most visitors discovering Australia. Other sites that are worth the detour include the equally extraordinary Kata Tjuta and the lifestyle of the Anangu people.
After unearthing the Northern Territory, make you way to Queensland and dive head first into the Great Barrier Reef, amongst the most stunning dive destinations in the world.
Looking to ski in June? New Zealand has great powder and the ski season is in full swing.
Queenstown gives you access to skiing, and for the more adventure, heli-skiing, but also a plethora of adventurous activities such as ski-diving, bungee jumping or zorbing.