1. Danh từ về các kì nghỉ

Short break: A short holiday – Kỳ nghỉ ngắn ngày

  • I feel so stressed after a hard – working week that I am certainly going to have a short break this weekend.

Sightseeing: Đi tham quan chủ yếu nhằm mục đích đi và ngắm cảnh

  • Most primary – school students are really interested in going sightseeing because they will not have to go to school.

Package tour = Package holiday: /ˈpækɪdʒ tʊə(r)/a holiday where you purchase the travel and accommodation together (Kỳ nghỉ trọn gói)

  • Booking a package tour will help me to save a huge amount of money because buying foods and drinks outside is very expensive.

Holiday of a lifetime: a special holiday that you are unlikely to repeat (Kỳ nghỉ đặc biệt trong đời)

  • Before I am 30 years old, I should have a holiday of a lifetime so that I can enjoy the interesting tastes of life.

Self-catering: /ˌself ˈkeɪtərɪŋ/ – danh từ không đếm được – a holiday where you supply your own food – Kỳ nghỉ tự phục vụ đồ ăn

  • If we have self – catering, we will not only save a lot of money, but also have fresh foods and drinks for ourselves.

Tourist trap: Somewhere where too many tourists go and where food, drink, entertainment, etc. is more expensive than normal – Nơi nhiều khách du lịch đến và bóc lột khách du lịch (bằng cách lấy tiền đắt)

  • I wonder why tourist traps are such appealing places that visitors can spend a huge amount of money.

Wildlife safari: /ˈwaɪldlaɪf//səˈfɑːri/ – danh từ không đếm được – a holiday, often in Africa, to observe wild animals – Chuyến đi thám hiểm động vật hoang dã

  • I am very passionate about animals, so my friends and I are going to have wildlife safari to Africa next week to find out more endangered animals.

2. Danh từ chỉ các thứ cần thiết cho một kỳ nghỉ

Guided tour: An organised group shown around a place of interest by an expert -Chuyến đi có hướng dẫn viên du lịch

  • If you want to travel around Da Nang to enjoy all beautiful landscapes there, you really need to have a guided tour.

(Youth) hostel: A cheap form of accommodation – Nhà trọ thanh niên (phòng giá rẻ)

  • Choosing to stay in a youth hostel when having a holiday is a saving – cost option for everyone.

Holiday brochure: a glossy publication with details of holiday packages – Cuốn sách nhỏ về những kỳ nghỉ

  • It is very nescessary for tourists to read holiday brochures when they have a holiday.

3. Một số danh từ mô tả các địa điểm tham quan

Places of interest: Sites of interest to tourists – Địa điểm thu hút khách du lịch

  • Do you know some places of interest in Da Nang? I am going to have a short break there next week, so I am preparing for this holiday.

Holiday resort: A place where lots of people go for a holiday – Khu nghỉ dưỡng

  • I want to go a holiday resort this weekend so that I can reduce stress after a hard – working week.

Breathtaking view of ST: An extremely beautiful view – Cảnh đẹp ngoạn mục

  • We are enjoying a breathtking view of Da Nang which attracts tons of visitors each year.

Picturesque village: Very pretty village – Ngôi làng rất đẹp

  • When we went to Sa Pa to do some volunteer, we saw a picturesque village where we can't forget.

Holiday destination: Where you go for a holiday – Điểm đến

  • Sa Pa is a quite popular holiday destination for both local residents and foreigners.

Out of season: (adj) Outside of the main holiday period – Trái mùa

  • We should not go to Ha Giang out of season because there is no breathtaking view to see at that time.

Stunning landscape: Extremely beautiful countryside – Phong cảnh tuyệt vời của vùng nông thôn

  • When standing on the peak of the mountain, we see completely a stunning landscape of Ha Giang.

Far-off destination: Somewhere a long way away – Điểm đến xa xôi

  • South Polar is considered as a far – off destination that few visitors want to come there.

Travel agent: A shop that specialises in booking holidays – Đại lý du lịch

  • I have just stopped by a travel agent near my office to book a flight to Nha Trang.

Departure lounge: Where you wait for your flight to be called – Phòng chờ khởi hành

  • Sitting in the departure lounge makes me excited about this holiday.

tourist attractions: places which tourists tend to visit.

  • Despite not being a tourist attraction, new fountain is very popular among the locals.

hordes of tourists: crowds of tourists.

  • Hordes of tourist can be seen during summer near the city park.

in the middle of nowhere: in a place that is far away from where most people live.

  • My grand-mother lives in the middle of nowhere, but she loves her old little village.

head for: go in a direction for.

  • I'm heading for France for my next holidays.

all-inclusive: a hotel deal where the price includes accommodation, meals and drinks at any time.

  • I've never thought that hotels with all-incusive service are so comfortable! You can grab a piece of cake at 6 a.m. or get a cocktail at midnight.

4. Động từ chỉ hoạt động khi đi “Holiday”

To get away from it all: To take a holiday to escape a busy or stressful lifestyle – Thoát khỏi tất cả đi du lịch để giảm căng thẳng

  • I will take a holiday to …. to get away from it all so that I can work effectively in the next week.

To put one's feet up/ to let my hair down: To sit down and relax, especially with your feet raised and supported – Thư giãn

  • After a hard day's work, it's nice to get home and put your feet up.

To do some sunbathing: Tắm nắng

  • It is very healthier if you do some sunbathing in the morning than in the afternoon.

To try/ sample the local food: Thử các món đặc sản

  • It is really wonderful to try the local food when we have a holiday in Hoi An.

To go out at night: đi chơi buổi tối

  • If we go to Ho Chi Minh city, we should spend time going out at night because that is when there are a range of lively activities for the youth.

To dive: Lặn

  • My friends are really excellent at diving, so they will teach you to dive when we go to Sam Son next week.

To go sailing: Chèo thuyền

  • Going sailing is the most interesting game that I have ever played.

To windsurf: Lướt ván

  • Windsurfing is a quite dangerous sport that a few Vietnamese people dare to try.

To waterski: Trượt nước

  • Have ever you waterskied when you were at primary school?

To laze around on the sandy beach: Nghỉ ngơi, thư giãn bên bãi biển

  • After my friends and I go shopping in Nha Trang, I will spend all afternoon lazing around on the sandy beach.

To enjoy bustling trade: Tận hưởng sự mua sắm nhộn nhịp

  • When you come to Ben Thanh market, you will enjoy bustling trade there.

To take a sunset cruise: Đi ngắm mặt trời lặn

  • It is very romantic if my boyfriend and I can take a sunset cruise in this holiday.

To dispel the heat of summer: Xua tan cái nắng của mùa hè

  • Sam Son is an ideal destination of Ha Noi people in order to dispel the heat of the summer.

To promote tourism image: Quảng bá hình ảnh du lịch

  • To promote tourism image for foreigners, the government should enhance the advertisement system.