For travel enthusiasts, there is much to look forward to in this New Year, 2016. We have compiled a list of top 10 must visit destinations in 2016 that offer a wide range of experience and also features some of the most serene places, exotic beaches, ancient monument and other amazing attractions. Meanwhile, many destinations including Jordan and Cuba are on the rise, attracting a large number of visitors from all corners of the globe than ever before. Here is a list of top places worth visiting in 2016 in no particular order.
Bordeaux, the new world wine capital, is home to several boulevards and neoclassical buildings. Renowned for being the major region in France that produces the highest volume of great tasting wines, which earned it the name the “world’s wine capital”, Bordeaux is a place to find La Cite du Vin, a world class museum where visitors can learn more about the evolution of wine.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, dubbed the “Marvelous City”, is one of the most incredible travel destinations in South America that will be hosting the 2016 Olympic Games. Featuring a magnificent landscape, rain forested hills, stunning views, and several world class attractions, the 2016 Olympic Games will be the most photogenic of all. Plan your trip to Rio during the Olympics for a memorable vacation experience. one of the major attractions worth visiting while vacationing in Rio is the Museum of Tomorrow designed by Santiago Calatrava to enlighten visitors on how best to prevent climate disaster.
Japan is among the most visited travel destinations in Asia with lots of natural attractions and charming beauty for everyone. Located on the northernmost region of the main islands in Japan is Hokkaido, renowned for being the most attractive tourist destination and natural adventure playground of the country. During summer, the area is perfect for hiking, picnicking and camping in its lush mountains, forests, and lakes. Also, visitors head here to enjoy a lot of skiing activities during winter months, particularly Niseko the most popular ski resort.
Considered one of the most affordable cities in the world, Copenhagen, the Danish capital, attracts thousands of foodies who have the appetite for great tasting cuisine. Here, you will find countless number of exotic numbers serving local and international cuisine. One of the most popular restaurants is 108, which features a large space, beautiful serene environment and affordable menu for guests. The best time of the year to visit Copenhagen to sample some delicious dishes is during the Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival, which takes place in August.
Lima, the capital city of Peru, is one of the most popular travel destinations in South America that attracts thousands of visitors from all over the globe, especially British holidaymakers. Starting from May 2016, British Airways will launch direct flights from London to Lima, making the trip enjoyable, more comfortable and easier for British visitors. While Machu Picchu, one of the city’s main attraction, keeps attracting tourists, Lima is still an ideal destination for those interested in contemporary culture which can be seem in its many restaurants and bars. The Peruvian capital is also home to several stores, brand shops, art galleries, small cafés and museums including the MATE museum and Museo de Arte de Lima.
Nowadays, getting to Costa Rica from the UK has never been easier as there are direct flights of approximately 11 hours from London to San Jose, the capital city. Costa Rica has an array of wildlife, forests, lush mountains, white sand beaches and volcanoes thanks to its varied landscape. One of the best spots to trek and explore a vast array of wildlife is the Manuel Antonion National Park, located about 100 miles from the capital city, San Jose. Here you’ll find lots of endemic species such as monkeys, iguanas and sloths. Costa Rica is worth visiting all year round with a dry season running from November to April, perfect for surfing and relaxing on the shores of the beautiful beaches, as well as a mild rainy season beginning from May to October.
Slovenia is one of Europe’s travel destination with a beautiful landscape and stunning scenery, making it more attractive to tourists. The nation’s capital, Ljubljana, voted European Green Capital 2016, has been a major attraction to tourist thanks to its project that helps improve its environment. Top attractions in Slovenia include Tivoli Park, the Library Under the Treetops and the sparkling Ljubljanica river.
Sri Lanka is one of the lesser known destinations in the world but since the end of the civil war in 2009, thousands of people have been visiting. Plan your trip to Soul & Surf to enjoy amazing surfing activities and a remarkable yoga holiday. For a chance to get the most of your trip to Sri Lanka, it will be suggested to spend at most a week. Here you will find lots of new and existing hotels, colonial towns, lively bazaars, beautiful temples and lovely attractions including the Yala National Park. The Tri Lanka, one of the most popular eco boutique hotel, is beautifully and fully equipped with incredible facilities, overlooking Koggala, the most magnificent lake in the country.
There is no better time to visit Cuba than now. The recent re-establishment of US-Cuban relations has skyrocketed the number of tourists, and foreign investors in Cuba. Havana, the nation’s capital, is home to several fantastic restaurants, bars and lively art scenes include the Fabrica de Arte Cubano.
Well known as the most remarkable destination in the Middle East, Jordan is one of the top travel destinations not to miss out on visiting in 2016. Petra, an ancient city, is a must visit whenever you are in Jordan. Other major attractions include the Red Sea, where you’ll find magnificent beaches and coral reefs; the Maritain landscape of Wadi Rum, believed to be a favorite shoot location among top movie producers; and the Dead Sea. Jordan is one of the most peaceful destinations in the Middle East with a low crime rate