Do you start planning your next trip as soon as you arrive back home? Or are you planning an around the world trip or family vacation? Whatever your reasons it’s time to break out your wall-sized map of the world and get pinpointing our top 5 must-see locations from across the globe.
To Balinese people, the island of Bali is considered the centre of the spiritual universe.
With a population of around 4 million, it is the home to Indonesia’s Hindu population, making this small island more than just a physical destination, it is a complete state of mind!
Whether you choose to visit the gorgeous beaches and world class surf located in the south of Bali, or the exciting nightlife of Kuta you’re sure to fall in love with this picturesque location. If you can step away from the sand, be sure to and visit sights like the Petitenget Temple, the Bali bird park or take a ride on a Sumatran elephant at the Bali zoo. Many would think that this beautiful holiday destination would be very costly, but there are sites that have cheap bali tour packages.
Crêpes, croissants, croque monsieur, macarons, duck confit we definitely have our five reasons why we love to visit Paris! But maybe we’re being a little shallow. There is a lot more appeal to this romantic city, and this is why it attracted 32.3 million tourists in 2013 alone.
While this could be because of the cuisine on offer chances are that this due to Paris’s huge array of attractions such as the Eiffel tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame de Paris and it’s rich culture in theatre, art and music are probably on most people’s bucket list. Paris is a beautiful city, even if you do miss out on the landmarks in favour of putting on a few extra pounds.
New York, New York
“Start spreading the news, we’re leaving today, we want to be a part of it, New York, New York”.
Alright, Frank Sinatra’s love for New York was not unfounded and it seems that roughly 55 million people agree with him on an annual basis. There’s no denying that the ‘Big Apple’ has a huge appeal, drawing in crowds from all over the world to witness spectacles like the Naked Cowboy. If you can peel your eyes away from the man who makes 2 million dollars a year playing guitar in his underwear, then you can enjoy lesser-known sights like time square, central park, the metropolitan museum of art, the statue of liberty and one big building that a certain famous ape fell from.
Hong Kong, China
With an impressive 60 million people estimated to visit Hong Kong each year, there must be something to experience in this heavily populated city. We could give dozens of reasons, as this culturally impressive city is simply a leader in so many industries, but we’ll stick to the important ones like it’s delectable food options, and the ever-explosive nightlife.
If that does nothing for you then maybe you’ll jump for joy for Disneyland or the Bruce Lee memorial statue. Sightseers should check out the 360 views of the Ngong Ping cable car for the best view of the city. Did we mention the Bruce Lee statue?
A giant mouse, a theme park design after a world renowned movie studio, alligators what more to visit the south-east city of Orlando, Florida. In 2014 visit Orlando, the official tourism occasion, reported that over 62 million people found their way to this magical destination. In a twelve-month period, it’s believed that Disneyworld and Universal studios Orlando received an impressive estimate of 23 million visitors. If that doesn’t sound impressive enough, consider that Disney World sees an average of 53 thousand visitors per day. If that doesn’t put things into perspective for you then just let us assure you that it’s a whole lot of people!
Whichever part of the world you choose to explore next, be sure to do your research beforehand in order to make the most out of your trip. The only question left is: Where next?