10 Places to Visit Around the World in 2016
More and more airlines are offering multi-stop tickets that allow you to visit multiple places for as long as you like. You can organize your stay in every country in advance or you can be a wayward traveler and just arrive and explore what the countries of your choice have to offer. It is completely up to you. Why not make 2016 the year that you take advantage of these a multi-stop journey and take a trip around the world.
This beautiful country by the sea is known for the breathtaking walled city of Dubrovnik and its architectural wonders. There are also more than 1000 islands to visit and if you are interested in sailing The Kornati Archipelago is a must on a luxury vacation to Croatia. Soak up some rays, dine on some fabulous fresh seafood and experience what Croatia has to offer.
This country has only been reopened for tourism for only a few short years but the country is already becoming a top destination amongst travelers. A wildlife tour in Sri Lanka will prove to be a memorable experience. You can work with elephants, relax on pristine beaches, explore through ancient Buddhist and Hindu temples and wander through lush rainforests and tea estates.
The breadth of the cultural history in Malta will amaze Visitors to this archipelago located in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily and the North African coast. You can see ancient relics from the Romans, Moors, British, French and many others. Don’t forget to visit Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum that dates back to 3600 B.C.E.
Fly into Johannesburg and visit the Nelson Mandela Museum and see where Desmond Tutu once lived. Take a safari and see the Big 5 and many other animals and relax in the serenity of unspoiled nature. Don’t forget to visit Cape Town and its beautiful Table Mountain, a jewell in the South African crown. Be sure to sample the local wines and the fabulous food that South Africa has to offer.
This tropical nation on the Indian Ocean is known for its beautiful beaches, its crystal clear blue water, and its extensive reefs. Relax in at one of the luxury resorts, participate in some water sports and don’t forget to head to the capital city of The Maldives, Malé, to check out Hukuru Miskiy, a mosque made of coral stone.
If you are looking for a vacation filled with fantastic nightlife, luxury, and shopping – Dubai is the place for you. Check out the cutting-edge architecture and the man made islands and marvel at the feats of engineering that have been accomplished here.
Singapore has made cleanliness into a business and they have taken measures to reduce their carbon footprint considerably. Experience the mingling of Asian cultures here. Visit Chinatown to see the Buddha’s Tooth Relic Temple and Little India to pick up amazing souvenirs at a great price. Check out the amazing street food and be sure to barter for your goods. Certainly worth a visit, backpacker or not.
Relax on one of the many pristine white sandy beaches and gaze at the clear blue water. Party the night away with Cuban music. Take a trip into Havana and take a step back in time in this city that Ernest Hemmingway once called home.
Hike up The Inca Trail and marvel at the wonder of the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu – a must see attraction in Peru. This trip must be organized in advance as only a set amount of tourists are allowed on the trail each day.
Republic of Ireland
Visit Dublin and have a pint in one of the many pubs after walking around this wonderful city. Don’t forget to kiss the Blarney Stone see the beautiful and take a step back in time at St. John’s Castle.