Has your wanderlust kicked in yet? Yes, we all are getting restless sitting home waiting for the world to open, so we fantasize about life after COVID and for many of us, travel is one of those fantasies.
While every place we think about offers a range of unique experiences, there are some that are just exceptional and we cannot stop obsessing over them. Here are 11 of the top places we picked that we think you will love to come (hopefully) this summer!
A small state in South Asia, the Maldives is located southwest of Sri Lanka and India in the Arabian Sea. It is popular for its crystal clear water with its most gorgeous shades of blues and greens as well as its talcum powder beaches. It is the perfect beach getaway if you are a water lover. Not to mention, the coral reefs are among the top in the world. The best part about it is that the weather throughout is ideal beach weather.
Situated in South Western Europe, Portugal is famous for its beaches, its castles, variety of landscapes and vibrant culture. It has the perfect mix of terrains that offer multiple vibes to tourists. To add to that, its rich history and delicious cuisine make it one of the top destinations in the world. Its picturesque towns are charming and you will end up falling in love with them!
Mexico is truly unique with its food, history, and culture. Its ancient ruins, delicious cuisine, fabulous beaches and super fun festivals make it one of a kind. We would go there just for the tacos! Oh, and did we mention just how cheap it is? It is one of the most affordable countries that you can visit, so money is not something you have to worry about!
We are not kidding when we tell you that this city is like a painting. It’s too good to be true! For starters, the canals around the city make it truly mesmerizing, the main mode of transport in this city is water taxis. To add to that, its rustic charm and stunning architecture will have you awestruck. Spend your days strolling through the streets soaking in the quaintness of the town while eating some yummy gelato, but be careful – the pigeons in St. Marks Square have taken over, but they’re great fun for the kids though!
If you are an animal lover, Kenya is the place for you! Truly, the wildlife in the area is just exceptional. Go on their famous safaris and have the experience of a lifetime. You’ll see all kinds of beautiful creatures from lions to elephants and giraffes. The country’s natural beauty is exceptional and we guarantee you’ll love every bit of it.
One of Indonesia’s islands, Bali is a most intriguing city. It offers a range of landscapes and has every kind of beauty that you can dream of, from stunning beaches to rice fields, awe-striking waterfalls, majestic mountains, lush greenery, you name it! It’s magical temples and holy rivers make it a popular destination for tourists. In Bali you can be sure to find all the vibes that you are looking for and once you go, you’ll never want to leave.
While you’re on that side of the world, why not make a stop in nearby Australia?
Yes, there’s a reason Justin Bieber mentions it in his song. Situated between the Arabian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean east of the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico is full of raw nature and the most breathtaking landscapes. Here you can expect to find untouched rainforests, mountains, bays, caves, and just Caribbean heaven. The landscape is so diverse that you’ll never have a dull moment. To add to that you can enjoy warm weather all year round!
There’s no city in the world like Paris, the city of love and romance. There’s a certain charm that fills the city and one that we can never get enough of. Here you can admire some of the finest art and architecture in the world while sipping on some great wine. The rich history and culture are what make this city so unique. Every part of it has a vibe and one that you will totally fall in love with, so don’t say we didn’t warn you!
A major city in Western Canada, located in the lower region of British Columbia, Vancouver is one of the most scenic cities you’ll ever come across. It’s literally got all the landscapes that you can dream of from its high and mighty mountains to its lush rainforests, glistening oceans. In other words, Vancouver is heaven on earth! It’s also easily accessible which makes it a popular tourist spot. If you are there, don’t forget to try the delicious and fresh seafood that the city is well known for.
The capital of Turkey, you can expect it all from this iconic city. From the popping nightlife to the most scenic views of the Bosporus, to the delicious cuisine and rich history and culture, Istanbul is just awesome! Admire the stunning beauty of its architecture as you walk down the streets. It is the city where east meets west so you experience the most unique views in this city.
Home to the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, India is one of the most colorful and vibrant countries in the world. From the people to the culture, to the food, all of it will amaze you. It has a deep-rooted history and culture that resonates throughout the country. It too offers a range of landscapes from scenic mountains to beaches and hill stations. Its unmatchable vibe is what makes it so special and unique.
Take a Cruise
We left this for last, but surely not least! For many, taking a cruise is the epitome of what a vacation should be. Cruises are relaxing and exciting. Each excursion is a vacation in itself. Many people love to live in a floating hotel and then go exploring at different locations in different parts of the world from the ‘hotel’. Then there is the food. No stop eats! Deliousis free food or you can up the ante and go to one of the ship’s luxury restaurants.
Even with COVID, cruise lines are booking now. So what are you waiting for? Go book the trip of your lifetime!
Each of these 12 vacation places is truly one-of-a-kind and has its charm. Each offers a unique experience and we can guarantee that you’ll have the time of your life once you take advantage of them.