Wanderlust Wednesday: Maldives

by Lindsay Thomasson June 04, 2014

Typically I seek out a vacation that has a good mix of culture and relaxation. My husband and I differ on our favorite types of vacations - his preference is an active beach vacation, mine is a mix of big city cultural experiences and relaxing beach time. And, of course, I am always on the look out for artisans making beautiful, traditional wares. We have found destinations like Bali and Vietnam, among others, to be a good compromise because we can both find a bit of what we are looking for. 

One location that is high on both our lists is the Maldives. Although it lacks the urban atmosphere that I really enjoy, the exoticism more than compensates. There is something about being out on an island in the middle of the ocean, hundreds of miles from India, that resonates with me. And, then I see images like these below, and I am ready to pack a sunhat, a few pestemals, and a new bathing suit or two and hop on a plane. Want to join?

Summer is upon us. Do you have any vacations planned? Are there any places that are beckoning you? Places you are dying to visit?


Sources: 1/Beach hut over turquoise water 2/(unknown) Hotel in Maldives 3/Swing over tropical waters 4/Soneva Gili by Six Senses Hotel  5/Beach hut


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