23 days in Europe, Asia, South Pacific, South America & United States Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Cincinnati, United States
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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, stroll around Hyde Park, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London online trip itinerary planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne to London is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip tool.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Tokyo.
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Tokyo, Japan — 3 nights

Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): walk around Rikugien Garden, indulge in some personalized pampering at Waho-An NATURE Tokyo, then make a trip to Tokyo Tower, and finally get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Ninomaru Garden, then make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and finally get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

Start your trip to Tokyo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Rome to Tokyo in 16 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 8 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Sydney.
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Sydney, Australia — 3 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Getting from Tokyo to Sydney by flight takes about 12.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Tokyo in December, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and head outdoors with Leblon Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 24 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Cincinnati.
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Cincinnati, United States — 2 nights

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
On the 23rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Cincinnati by flight takes about 16.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December; daily highs in Cincinnati reach 8°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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Brazil travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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