TOP 10 HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS 2019
Every frequent traveler understands that the best holidays are planned well ahead of time. The year 2019 is fast coming to an end, and once again, it is time to book those holidays for next year. With so many countries in the world, it’s understandably difficult to pick just one or two cities to vacation in. Before booking a holiday, one must find out the safest and most exciting cities to visit. This article discusses the top 10 holiday destinations for 2019.
The Republic of Maldives, with its unique geography and topography, is one of the top vacation spots of 2019. Located in Southern Asia, the country enjoys a dry and wet season annually. The Maldives is home to an unbelievable number of beautiful Islands and beaches. These Islands offer unrivalled luxury, beautiful resorts, spectacular white-sand beaches and an incredible underwater world. This has made the Maldives an obvious vacation choice for honeymooners and others looking to have a pleasant time.
Some exciting activities to enjoy in the Maldives include learning how to dive, swimming with a whale shark, taking a seaplane, visiting the country’s capital and interacting with the locals.
What words come to your mind when someone says ‘Paris?’ Probably words like romance, anniversary, honeymoon, lover’s gate away, secret proposal and everything else that’s romantic. Paris has been a preferred holiday location for several decades.
The French city is bursting with numerous trendy nightclubs, jazz clubs, and fun cafes. Oh and don’t forget to chance to mingle with the French and maybe even pick up some French vocabulary.
In 2019, it seemed as if everyone visited Dubai. And they kept going back too, because of the apparent endless fun in the city. In recent years, the tourism industry in Dubai has been booming and has shown no signs of slowing down. The weather is crazy hot for most of the summer but cool from November until March, so plan your Dubai trip around this time. There are a lot of attractive sites to see in the city, such as the amazing skyscrapers, the Dubai mall, alongside several other epic malls in the city. You can also visit amazing spas, most importantly, don’t ever leave Dubai without getting a picture of yourself atop the Burj Khalifa.
If you are an adrenaline junkie, then Singapore is the city for you. In Singapore, you can hop on cable cars to take you places. You could visit the world’s foremost night zoo, and the world’s biggest tunnel for indoor skydiving. The country boasts of rich culture, as it is home to several galleries, theatres and art museums. If you are a shopaholic visiting Singapore, you’ll do a lot of shopping, from local and international brands.
Seeing as they are two great tourist locations a short flight away from each other, most travel agents would usually offer an exciting Singapore-Bali tour package. On this trip, you would have a chance to appreciate magnificent skylines, exotic beaches, and some great food. A typical Singapore-Bali trip package treats tourists to interesting locations such as Marina Bay, and Sentosa Island. You could also visit Universal Studious and more. This holiday location is filled with multicultural destinations that create unforgettable memories.
Santorini is one of the most preferred holiday locations in 2019. It’s often been described as the best place on earth. This picture-perfect Island has over the years, become immortalized by artists and poets. If you are looking for a reason to visit Santorini, search the internet for some pictures of the Island. The sights are simply breath-taking. Some exciting activities to do at Santorini include taking a walk along the volcano of Nea Kameni, swimming with nature, taking a stroll through villages with cave-like houses, scuba-diving in volcanic waters and having a taste of some Greek wine from ancient Santorini vineyards.
Venice, Italy is one of the world’s most preferred holiday location, so much so, that it is often over-crowded during the summer and the carnival. If you do not like crowds, then avoid Venice at these periods. Some activities to do when holidaying in Venice include, getting on a boat to have a good view of the city, enjoying some awesome Italian cuisine
Cape Verde is another fantastic holiday destination. There are several Islands in the country, such as the island of Sal which gets its name from its historic salt production. If you visit the Island of Sal, you’ll find several salt lakes in the basin of an extinct volcano, you will also see ancient salt-making machinery. When you are there, don’t forget to take a dip in the salt lakes, the waters are medicinal. On Sal, you can also visit the Shark Bay, and swim with lemon sharks. Don’t get scared, they don’t eat people. Other Islands to visit for sightseeing in Cape Verde include Santiago, Fogo, São Vicente, and Santo Antão. The country is known for its amazing seafood dishes, so try out the seafood while you’re there.
The Spanish island of Ibiza is a world-famous holiday destination. The Island is filled with gorgeous little villages and awesome nightlife. And how can we forget the music festival and the pool parties? There are several luxurious hotels and resorts available for tourists. You’ll also easily find a couple of spots to eat amazing food. Must-see sights when in Ibiza include the sunset over Es Vedra, the hippy market, Ibiza town, going sailing, visiting the stunning beaches, going hiking along the coastal routes. The exciting activities to engage in while holidaying in Ibiza are simply endless.
The Thais are known for their hospitality, they have leveraged on this, to build their country into a preferred holiday location. The republic’s rich culture, their beautiful beach sides and their rich foods, are all reasons why tourists troop to Thailand yearly. The best time of the year to visit is November to March when the weather is cool. Exciting places to visit while holidaying in Thailand include: the grand park in Bangkok, seeing wild elephants at Khao Yai National Park, climbing at the Climbing at Tonsai Beach and buying food from the floating markets.
You are probably thinking about the sad incidences of Xenophobia that took place in South Africa this year. However, none of these horrific events happened in Cape Town, and the city has always remained relatively safe for foreigners and tourists. In 2019, tourists trooped to Cape Town armed with bucket lists of fun things to do in the city, some of which include, taking a ride on the Franschhoek wine tram, attending a Kirstenbosch summer sunset concert and walking the cape Camino trail.