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Christmas Holidays: An alternative guide

Are you tired of jetting off to the same holiday destinations every year? Bored of going to the same resorts as everyone else? Here’s the Sinner’s official guide to the newest, hottest places to go for this winter break. 

Getting bored of St. Bart’s? Try renting your own

Let’s get real – St. Bart’s hasn’t been a ‘thing’ since the Black Eyed Peas played Roman Abramovich’s New Year’s Eve party there last year. If they’d gotten Beyoncé, it’d be a whole other story. But we’ve moved on to more privacy and less unsightly celebrity experiences – renting our own islands for the holidays! We recommend somewhere less cliché, like the French Riviera, and decidedly more exciting. Rumor has it, The Sinner has booked Palmyra Atoll, an unoccupied island smack dab in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, to hopefully get away from David Cameron for a while.

Palmyra Atoll....not a David Cameron in sight. Image credit: USFWS - Pacific Region/flickr

Palmyra Atoll….not a David Cameron in sight. Image credit: USFWS – Pacific Region/flickr

 

Feeling monotonous in Monaco? Try Black Bear Casino Resort!

Losing the family fortune at high stakes gambling just not give you the same rush anymore? Looking for a more exciting and unique way to keep casinos in business? Look no farther than Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, Minnesota! Black Bear may not have the same glitz and glam as Monaco, but it has something better… The Guinness World Record for the world’s largest bacon-cheeseburger! If extreme food isn’t an indicator of how awesome a casino will be, then I don’t know what is.

Black Bear Casino Resort....parking available. Image credit: myREZyness/flickr

Black Bear Casino Resort….parking available. Image credit: myREZyness/flickr

Skiing in St Moritz becoming mundane? Try heading to Snow World!

Sure, skiing is fun, but the below-0 temperatures are decidedly not. That’s why the coolest new snow sensation isn’t in Switzerland or France – it’s in Hyderabad, India! Wander inside Snow World and experience snow slides, ice skating, snowball fights and more! Experience winter the way it was meant to be experienced – with warm weather and sunshine merely a door away!

Who the Hyderbad needs the Alps? Image Credit: cishore/flickr

Who the Hyderbad needs the Alps? Image Credit: cishore/flickr

Has Dubai gotten too dull? Try out Beirut!

Dubai used to be the place to go in the Middle East – safer than most of the region, exotic, and full of rich people (seriously – they sell gold in vending machines over there. How droll). But now that everyone’s been, you need somewhere new to up your ‘traveler cred.’ This year, we recommend heading to Beirut, Lebanon. This charming city is situated between Israel and Syria but, like, basically no fighting in country. The UK government warns against going anywhere near Israel and Syria, but you’ll be fine. Probably. Plus, it’ll make you look like a badass!

Beirut....yep, didn't expect that did ya? Image credit: Rami Mohsen/flickr

Beirut….yep, didn’t expect that did ya? Image credit: Rami Mohsen/flickr

*We do not actually endorse going to any of these places. Use your judgment. But if I hear one more story about skiing in the Alps, I’m gonna lose it.



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