February might be bleak in the top half of the world, but it’s summertime down south and New Zealand and southern Australia are basking in the life outdoors. Walking trails are open and you can stretch out on the beaches while they're at their best. In Hong Kong, 15-day-long festivities kick off in February, when ancient Chinese traditions combine with true multicultural modernity. Relive New Year’s there before spring boarding to dry and sunny Cambodia to extend your journey in Southeast Asia.
Popular countries we recommend in February
Seasonal inspiration from our specialists on where to visit in February for the best weather, festivals and events, and wildlife-spotting opportunities.
Selected itinerary ideas in February
Trip suggestions that we know capture a route at its best if you’re planning to travel in February.