Travelling is a means to rejuvenate the soul. There are tens and thousands of exciting destinations to travel to, each having its own unique characteristics. Travel allows us to try out various cuisines, cultures and share experiences from people across all walks of life.
Many of us have our own bucket list with places to travel. But if you don’t, we’ve compiled an elaborate list of destinations to make your job that much easier. These recommendations will help you chart out plans for your next trip.
1) The Maldives
Think of the Maldives and you can think of the inviting sun-drenched white sandy beaches. It is a definite must-visit destination for any beach lover as it has the best beaches in the world. What’s more is that these beaches perfectly intermingle with idyllic crescent-shaped islands. Its resort and water sports are another major highlight for anyone to add The Maldives in their holiday list.
Another great holiday destination is Switzerland. We have seen this country in umpteen Yash Raj movies but it is even more beautiful to see in person. While you are at it don’t forget to hop a ride in Euro rail and soak in as much natural beauty as you can. Another major attraction for Switzerland is their snow-clad Alps.
3) New Zealand
A flight across the pacific was not something that most people had it in mind when planning a holiday. However, they soon realised what they were missing out on. New Zealand has a lot to offer to tourists that come to this country. It has breathtaking coastlines and scenic mountain ranges and lush green rain forests. While most people want to visit New Zealand for its natural beauty but it is also a go-to destination for people craving adrenaline-fuelled sports.
If you crave to visit a place that is rich in history, culture, tradition and has plenty of landmarks, then Istanbul is the place to be. It has been referred to as a place where east meets west and that is true in every sense. Istanbul also boasts of vibrant nightlife which is another reason why it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
Peru is called the surfer's paradise but it has plenty to offer to the tourists that come here. The citadel of Machu Picchu is one place that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. For those unaware, it is a storehouse of ancient wonders and regarded as one of the finest architectural wonders. What’s more the food in Peru is to die for. Be it the street side joints or the fine dine options, if you are a foodie, you will be just spoilt for choice.
If you are planning a trip in India, then Goa has to be on your list. It is the tourism capital of the world. Its inviting beaches, warm culture. Holiday homes and easy going vibe is something that has made it a go to place for many people across the world.
It is nestled in the north-east corner of the country and boasts of some spectacular views. What makes one of the best destinations in India is the picturesque natural beauty, the lush greenery that one sees in this part of the country. You can also get to sample some of the most exotic teas in Darjeeling. The food here is a unique blend of Indian, Tibetan and Nepali cuisines.
8) Jim Corbett
If natural beauty and being near the wildlife excites you, then Jim Corbett is the place to be. Over the years Jim Corbett has emerged as a great weekend getaway destination. It is not just rich in wildlife but Jim Corbett also boasts of many unique birds that flock this region. It also has some of the most amazing resorts and hotels that you can stay in.
Shimla is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The gorgeous view of the mountains in Shimla is something that people can never seem to get enough of. If you love taking a stroll in the nature, then walk in the pine forests around Shimla is highly recommended. It is also one place in India that has pleasant weather all year round. So if you have never been to Shimla, then we recommend adding it to your bucket list.
Think Kerala and think backwaters. The backwaters in Kerala are blissful and said to have a calming impact on people. It is also a place to be if you are wildlife enthusiasts. As many as 25 wildlife sanctuaries and national parks are in Kerala. Apart from this, Kerala also has a rich heritage and a must visit place for all art lovers.