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If you are looking for a different holiday destination this year, then you might want to consider some of these most beautiful destinations to get the most Instagram-worthy pictures.
From world-renowned restaurants and premier shopping to ancient architecture and lush natural landscapes, there is nowhere like the Italian island of Sicily. For the adventure-seekers, enjoy a hike up Mount Etna at sunset, the largest active volcano in Europe and one of the world’s most active volcanoes. The well-preserved ruins in archaeological sites like Segesta, Neapois and Noto will take you back in town and some of the world’s most sacred and intriguing places. For a Sicilian life, indulge in unique local favourites and take home some traditional desserts, something that Sicily prides itself on.
2. Cape Town
We vouch by the many things to do in Cape Town and from our rigorous research, there is simply not enough time to do everything. In this beautiful region, you can get up-close and personal with wildlife at the many animal sanctuaries, get an aerial view atop the city’s most famous summit, Table Mountain, and enjoy long, sandy beaches beaches along the Cape Peninsula. For gastronomic experiences, you can dine at a few of the world’s best restaurants like The Test Kitchen and The Tasting Room and sample the Cape’s best wines at its tranquil vineyards.
Finland has become the new New Zealand and it seems that everyone is headed there. There are four main regions to visit including Helsinki, Lakeland, Archipelago and Lapland. Helsinki is the main point of entry to Finland, where you can visit the finest museums, art galleries, restaurants and go shopping. Take in the breathtaking landscapes of some of the world’s most beautiful forests and clean lakes and if you are lucky enough, catch the Northern Lights – something the Finns are very proud of. There are some interesting facts about Northern Lights, so have a read and start planning how to strike this off your bucket list!
Dubbed a country with rich culture, colonial influences and vibrant arts, Mexico has been gaining popularity among Americans and travellers from afar. Many of its ancient Aztec and Mayan sites and historic colonial cities have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and its natural landscapes such as lush rainforests and arid deserts add to its beauty. If you are visiting Cancún, this vibrant and luxurious beach hub has so much to see and do, we promise you will want your beach holiday to last forever.
5. Bora Bora
Bora Bora is the perfect example of a beach destination resembling those in classic postcards. If you are planning an unforgettable beach holiday or a romantic honeymoon, the island of Bora Bora is one of the few places on earth that everyone hopes to witness in their lifetime. Dubbed as one of the most famous islands in Tahiti, Bora Bora is the top destination and prized gem in the French Polynesia. While beautiful dives and thrilling shark feeding adventures await you, you can choose to be as active or inactive as you wish. In this luxurious paradise island, you can afford to lose yourself and enjoy the tranquil, peaceful moments.
Croatia is the place to be if you are dreaming of a place with beautiful architecture and spectacular natural beauty. With around 1,200 islands, Croatia offers amazing swimming and snorkeling spots with its white sandy beaches and azure blue waters. Some of its beaches are set against historic stone houses, while others surrounded by some of the best hotels. One of the best known and most visited towns in Croatia, Dubrovnik sees thousands of visitors a year. A walk along the city walls is one of the thing in Dubrovnik that every Game of Thrones fan must do. Enjoy the views and historic sites of the old towns, Baroque palaces, churches, and monasteries while you’re at it!
When in Maldives, let yourself be soothed by the serenity of nature in its purest form. Located southwest of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean, Maldives welcomes you to enjoy its most beautiful sunsets, perfect beaches, amazing underwater world rich in multi-coloured corals, tropical fish and other marine life. Romantics around the world celebrate this island where you can step outside your beachfront villa and be mesmerised by the million shades of blue. It’s time you enjoyed the finer things in life and watch the world go by.