A winter vacation might sound daunting—temperatures can hit sub-zero—but they’re not something you should skip just because you’re scared of the cold. After all, despite the seemingly dreary weather, some places look beautiful in winter. If you’re not a fan of skiing and other winter sports, that’s fine. Simply head to one of these five destinations for shopping, sight-seeing and a dash of non-touristy activities.

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Planning a holiday? Emirates is having their winter promo now! Book your tickets from now till October 28, 2018 and enjoy promo prices! Tickets are only valid for travel between now and May 31, 2019. Fares start from $1,169 to London.

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