One of the most asked questions by your friends, family and others. One question, but the answer varies for all people. Some people answer by: ”I’m definitely traveling to a certain country of my choice”, and the others answer by : “I don’t know yet, there are many locations in my head, and I’m still confused”. With a world full of fascinating destinations, choosing the perfect vacation spot can present a challenge. If you are one of those people who are lost, we chose this list of the best places to visit in the world according to experts opinion and user votes worldwide. So put your seat belt on, because we’re taking you a tour around the world!
1. Great Barrier Reef:
Why go there? : As one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef holds a spot on every traveler’s bucket list.
Hugging the east coast of Queensland, Australia, the Great Barrier Reef extends from Cape York in the north all the way to Bundaberg in the South. The world’s largest coral reef system boasts incredible scenery, whether you view it underwater, from the air or by boat. Though plenty of diving and snorkelling spots can be found along Queensland’s coast, to escape the crows, take an excursion to Hamilton Island.
Why go there? : The City of Light draws millions of visitors every year with its unforgettable ambiance.
Of course, the divine cuisine and vast art collection deserve some of the credit as well. The gentle River Seine rambles through the city, flanked by stately museums, centuries-old churches, and block of Rococo- and Neoclassic- design architecture, further enhanced by charming tress and glowing streetlamps.
3. Bora Bora:
Why go There? : The small island of Bora Bora(just 6 miles long and more than 2 miles wide) overflows with beauty.
Dormant volcanoes rise up at its center and fan out into lush jungle before spilling into an aquamarine lagoon. In fact, author James Michener, who wrote “Tales of the South Pacific, “ called Bora Bora “the most beautiful island in the world.” The 18th-century British explorer James Cook even said that it is the “Pearl of the Pacific.” The best way to describe Bora Bora is that it is a blissful Bora Bora abounds with luxurious resorts, sunny skies, warm waters and friendly locals.
Why go there? : Florence! This little city, tucked amid the Tuscan Hills, casts a long shadow through history.
The wellspring of the Renaissance, Firenze(or Florence) sheltered the powerful Medici family and inspired many artists, one of them was Michelangelo. Looking around this beautiful city, you might think you had travelled back in time to the 14th century, but the modern chic shops will bring you back to the 21th century. You cannot visit Florence only for its art, but for its Italian cooking, gorgeous sunsets and its unbeatable romantic charm.
Why go there? : The best word to describe Tokyo is by calling it “Animated”. Japan’s mega city is always buzzing with movement—feet clack down sidewalks, cars zoom along streets, subway trains hum below ground, ships cruise in and out. This is one of the cities that feeds on motion and progress. But it is certainly worth your stop and your visit. The sure thing is that, the museums and historical sites are world-class. Another sure thing is that there are many sushi to be eaten, many photos to be taken, and a lot of shopping to be done.
Why go there? : Cusco, known as the archaeological capital of America, written in its history the rise and the fall of the Inca Empire followed by the invasion of Spanish conquistadors in the early 1500s.
Machu Picchu, is the greatest spectacle behind the visiting of millions of tourists. The fabled ruins are one of the most impressive architectural feats of the ancient world. But the enchanting city offers more: from the glimmering Temple of the Sun to the scrumptious Andean cuisine. Only a day is needed to be charmed by this significant Peruvian city and all its wonders.
Those are 6 of the best places to visit in the world during your vacation. Of course, there are plenty of destinations of which you can visit, but we chose to share the top 6 of them all. Whether you choose to spend your vacation in your country, or you choose to spend it far away from the borders, good luck and have a nice vacation. So what are you waiting for? Go and discover the world ! as Ibn Battuta said “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
– Marc Bou Sleiman