We all need a break once in a while from our daily lifestyle, from the chaos of the city. Summer is the perfect time, with the holidays coming and schools closing. If you are going with your family, friends or your partner or you’re going just by yourself for some alone time, a little change in weather and scenario can make a big difference. But it can be tricky to choose one location from all these heavenly places. So we made a list of places for you. Now you can choose a place where you would like to take that fresh breath of air this summer.
Hawaii, the 50th state of the United States, is one of the most popular destinations among tourists and travel lovers. Located in Oceania, outside North America, Hawaii is the only state composed entirely of islands in the U.S.A. Hawaii is the perfect place with its diverse natural scenery and public beaches with its tropical climate. One of the reasons for this place’s popularity is its active volcanos. This place also offers a lot of activities including surfing and diving. Hawaii also hosts a lot of cultural events such as the annual Merrie Monarch festival which is an international Hula competition and The Hawaiian International Film Festival. It also hosts an LGBT film festival called The Rainbow Film Festival.
The Netherlands capital, Amsterdam is the most densely populated European city. One of the most beautiful places on earth, Amsterdam is hugely popular among travel lovers. The artistic heritage and the beautiful architecture of this place often make it a favourite among art lovers. There’s so much to see in this city you’ll never get bored. Amsterdam has a number of worlds famous museums including the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk famous for its modern art. The diverse culture, the art and fashion and of course the view from the many canals will surely make you fall in love with this city.
Prague, also known as the City of Hundred Spires, is the capital of the Czech Republic. One of the most charming and colourful cities in the world, Prague is the largest city in the Czech Republic. With its rich history, Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of world heritage sites. This place has so many things to offer its countless. With the historical attractions like the Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, the Prague Astronomical Clock in the Old Town Square and the Jewish Quarter, the list goes on. This city also has an amazing list of museums, with theatres and galleries and of course, the culture and cuisine is one of the best in the world. This city simply never fails to impress its visitors.
Rome, the capital of Italy, is the largest city in the country. Rome is the home of nearly 3000 years old globally influential art and amazing architecture. One of the most famous cities in the world Rome has a vast collection of historical monuments, museums and beautiful chapels. This city is also a part of the UNESCO list of the world heritage site. With the famous Vatican Museums, Colosseum Rome has something to offer for everyone. Rome is also a favourite among fashion lovers for being the home of some major fashion brands like Valentino, Chanel and Prada.
The Indonesian island is most famous for its beautiful nature, exotic beaches, Coral reefs and the amazing and diverse culture. Bali is also known for its forested volcanic mountains and iconic rice paddies. This place is a favourite among adventure lovers because of the activities it has to offer. Such as diving, paragliding, hiking and snorkelling. It also has beautiful religious places like the Uluwatu Temple. With its yoga and meditation retreats, Bali is a treat for your body and mind.
Iceland, the Nordic island, is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Famously known for its breathtaking beauty, Iceland is also home of the National and Saga museums. Which traces back to the story of the Vikings of Iceland. With the dramatic landscape, volcanos, hot spring and lava fields, this place also has Massive glaciers that are protected in VatnajÃ¶kull and SnÃ¦fellsjÃ¶kull national parks. Places like Reykjavik, Pingvellir, Jokulsarlon and Myvatn is a must visit.
Mauritius is an Indian Ocean island nation. With a tropical climate, Mauritius is one of the most favourite tourists destinations in the world. It offers clear warm sea waters, beaches, tropical fauna and flora with a multi-ethnic and amazing cultural. Because of its rich history, fabulous seashores, historical sites, greenery and so many exciting activities, Mauritius is popular among all ages of people. It can surely give you a few exciting stories to tell from your summer vacation.
The Spanish capital of Catalonia Region, Barcelona is mostly famous for its art and amazing architecture. Designed by the amazing Antoni Gaudi, this city is filled with beautiful landmarks like the La Sagrada Familia church, Park Guell, Casa Mila, Casa Batllo. Also, the city history museum that includes Roman archaeological sites. With the historical arts and the beaches, a visit to Barcelona is always worth it.
9. SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND:
The South Island of New Zealand is also known as Te Waipounamu is renowned for its mountains, lakes and glaciers. Surrounded by Cook Strait, the Tasman Sea, and by the Pacific Ocean, this place is a nature’s treat. it’s perfect for a summer vacation with the many activities it has to offer. Like sightseeing, glacier climbing and Bungee jumping, tramping, kayaking, and camping. The Milford Track is hugely recognised for hicking. This place is also popular for its range of national parks such as Fiordland National Park, Abel Tasman National Park, Westland National Park and many more.
10. KERALA, INDIA:
Kerala is an Indian state, located on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India. Kerala is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Kerala was also named as one of the ten paradises of the world by National Geographic. Mostly known for its ecotourism initiatives, Kerala is also known for its Backwaters, Beaches, Hill stations, Wildlife, Waterfalls and major lighthouses. With its amazing culture and history, Kerala has been hosting a few festivities over the years. That includes Onam, Kochi-Muziris Biennale which is an art exhibition and Grand Kerala Shopping Festival.