Muhammad once said, “Do not tell me how educated you are. Tell me how much you have traveled.” When we travel, the greater part of the lessons we’ve taken in school and in our earlier life are tried. We learn how to adapt in new environment. We encounter a mini excursion that reflects our bigger world and our bigger life. This article includes destinations that range from the most colorful to the most reticent. Read the entire list and get to know how to plan your travel calendar for 2014.
Paris is said to be a city brimming with incredible energy and stacked with history, craft, museums, great food and wine, fashion, music, parks, astonishing views, fantastic breads and chocolate’ particularly bread and chocolate. Tourists are asked to attempt a “pique- nique” on the shores of the Seine or on a bench with a view of the Eiffel Tower. It’s an eminent place simply to stroll around.
Cape Town, South Africa
The second largest city of South Africa and the southernmost city of the mighty and timeless African continent, Cape Town is a place of many marvels. A journey to this modern city takes you back into nature’s lap to your complete surprise. There are so many wonders that are waiting to thrill you to bits, so many adventures to excite you and millions of sights that are almost overwhelming. Other than the great heritage, the city’s culture and the amazing architecture is the biggest attraction for the tourists all over the world. According to TimeOut, the city is also nicknamed Burger Heaven for its delicious gourmet burgers.
Riga, the Latvian capital, is still unexplored by Western guests. A significant number of Riga’s attractions have become traveler’s must-go-to places and you should see the Dome Cathedral, purchase Latvian amber and linen from the wooden business stalls in the Dome square and climb the tower of St Peter’s church for a view of the city. Numerous corners of Riga have yet to be discovered. A few years from now Riga may become one of the most stuffed tourist-destinations so maybe you should consider visiting before it loses its charm.
Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city. Despite its affluent reputation, this European lakeside city is down-to-earth, safe, kid-friendly and lots of fun. Plus, most locals speak excellent English. Whether you’re visiting Zurich as a jumping-off point for a ski holiday in the Swiss Alps, or on a business trip or family vacation, be sure to venture outside the comfort of your hotel and enjoy its magnificent sights.
Shanghai is China’s largest and richest country. With a favorable location, it is a blend of eastern and western culture. It has a convenient transport system, has amazing places to shop around and most importantly Shanghai offers a colorful nightlife to the tourists.
Auckland, New Zealand
This city is multi-cultural, so you can meet lots of people who come from other countries. You can also eat a variety of food and learn a variety of languages. Auckland has many parks and beaches. They are beautiful and comfortable. If you are looking for some adventure then the Skytower in this city has exciting activities like bungee jumping and the tower is the highest building in New Zealand.
Las Vegas, USA
Walk down the Las Vegas any point and you will be pulled and pushed in every direction with options. Should you see a show? Should you have a fine dining experience? Should you visit the Grand Canyon, jump off a building, relax at a pool or dance until the sun comes up? Vegas offers you all.
Sintra is an inexhaustible attraction. Essentially, it is the ideal combination between natural lavishness and the grandness of its landmarks, resulting in an amazing beauty .Sintra has remarkable parks and gardens. For pure fascination, Sintra is the answer.
Kerala is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. It is one of the states with the most charming and most captivating of India where tourists around the world come to visit in large numbers. It is known for its exceptional beauty and historical monuments.
On Beagle Channel, surrounded by water, sky and mountains, Ushuaia calls itself the End of the World. As the closest city to Antarctica, the city is a hub for Antarctic touring and summer is ideal for trekking, horseback riding, mountain biking, sporting fishing and the most astounding tours along the Beagle Canal, Cape Horn and even the Argentine Antarctica. If you are fond of cycling and biking then you should also keep refreshing sports energy drinks with you to refresh yourself. You will enjoy every activity at this place.
One city that should be on your list is the former capital of Japan, Kyoto. The city is one where old meets new. Home to 2,000 ancient temples and shrines, as well as modern restaurants, Kyoto offers something for everyone.
2014 is full of promises and the first promise that you should make with yourself is to hop on a plane and visit all these beautiful places before you lose the chance to. These 11 places will never get old to visit and so you shouldn’t hold back either.
Adam Prattler is an established journalist who works for a leading online news platform. He has crazy hobbies on the side as well which involves wholesale paddle boards and surfing when he wants to have a good time.