Looking for a great vacation destination this year? There are several hot ones around the world that are luring new visitors as well as repeat vacationers. Why not try a new destination for your next vacation?
Thailand is a great international destination that suffered greatly after the big tsunami, but it is back and thriving! Since the number of tourist has drastically gone down, prices are better than ever and the beaches won’t be as crowded. Thailand is full of fascinating culture and great food, plus it is super economical!
Japan is another Asian hot spot. It might surprise you to learn that this hard-working country features some of the best ski slopes in the world! But that’s why they have twice been the location of the Winter Olympics. They are attracting ski buffs everywhere and rapidly becoming a popular place to vacation. For spouses who aren’t interested in snow and cold, there is hot springs to relax in.
London is the perfect place for party animals. The city features world-famous night clubs that go all night long, as well as some great historical sights if you aren’t too hung over the next morning! This British destination is also home to some of the world’s best restaurants as well. The great thing is that you can almost always find incredible discounts to fly to England.
Athens is yet another famous destination if you enjoy night life, on a more relaxed level. Greece has a lot to offer besides clubs and pubs, so even if you prefer history over drinking, you will be right at home. Try renting a motor scooter to tour the countryside and enjoy the amazing food that Greece has to offer, along with the historical sites.
Mexico has always been a hot destination for tourists looking for some heat. These days, Cancun is the place to be. Featuring stereotypical white sandy beaches, perfect blue water and a variety of water activities like swimming and jet skiing, this resort town is Mexico bumped up a notch. Since it is so close to the US, if you are American, you can travel easily enough by plane or car, for a decent price.
Italy is another European destination that has become popular after the incredible fame of Dan Brown’s books “The DaVinci Code” and “Angels and Demons”. Set in Rome, the books and resulting movie have peaked an interest in this religious city. The ruins and historical value of this country is astounding and well worth a visit. It can be romantic whether you travel alone or with a partner.
Our last international hot spot destination is Brazil. This South American country is best known for its shameless beaches featuring topless women, but it offers a lot more! There is a wild nightlife for those who like to party and a very strong mixed culture that features foods with influences from around the world. You can also check out the Amazon River and go for a hike into the rainforest.
International destinations are in right now and it is the moment to take advantage. Book your airplane tickets ahead of time to avoid problems and to get the lowest fares possible, pack some sunscreen, and enjoy!