“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine
It’s hard to believe that we’re already halfway through the new year. If traveling was one of your new year resolutions, then you’ll want to hit one of these hot spots.
These are popular destinations throughout the world that will see a surplus of tourists, but they are well worth the money.
France rises to the top of the list as the must-see country. Tourists flock to Paris when visiting France, but let’s think outside the box. Those that enjoy wine may want to visit Bordeaux. It has plentiful wine tastings and wine tours to keep you occupied, while the food scene and architecture are beautiful.
Bordeaux has many wine tastings and wine tours to keep you occupied
Here, too, you’ll find the world’s largest reflective pool. The French Riviera is also a hot spot in France. This is alongside the border of France and Italy, and is known to have over 300 days of sunshine per year. With stunning beaches and scenery, you’ll easily be attracted to the little towns that surround this area.
#2: South Africa
South Africa is also a hot spot to travel. One of the most popular things to do in South Africa is to go on a Safari. See the wildlife up close and personal. This is made possible by going to Kruger National Park. Visitors can photograph the animals, making the experience more memorable. Also, visit an outdoor market. If you’re the type to run home with souvenirs, the outdoor market is where you’ll find them.
Find unique gifts that are handwoven by the people living within the country. You may also want to visit Cape Town while you’re there. This is where you can go hiking and explore South Africa’s highest peaks. For thrill-seekers, there is bungee jumping,or a helicopter view of Cape Town.
Chile is all about art and sculpture
Finally, don’t forget to visit Chile. This country is all about art and sculpture. In a town called Valpraiso, you will find staircases that are painted to resemble abstract thoughts of the painters. The details are flawless and resemble a traditional painting when you stand away from them.
Chile, too, is home to the hot springs. When you dip your foot into here, it’s like you’re stepping into a warm bubble bath. Until you do it, there is nothing else really quite like it. The food in Chile, too, is incredible, and the people are friendly and inviting.
So let’s get out there and travel the world. What are you waiting for?