If your 2019 has been filled with fantastic travel memories, well, 2020 will be even more fun for traveling. We are now in a new decade, and it’s only right to fill it with unique travel experiences and happy adventures.
Whether you want to go on hiking, saunter along pristine white beaches, or explore a bustling city, the world has a lot to offer when it comes to satisfying your wanderlust. So, without further ado, here are seven of the best travel destinations that you should visit this 2020. Read on below.
The British Virgin Islands
In 2017, The British Virgin Islands was devastated by Hurricane Irma. But, this year, this picturesque tourist attraction in the Carribean is making a comeback with the reopening of many prime resorts.
Island hopping is one of the most favorite activities in this beautiful archipelago. There are more than 60 islands in the region, and they are sure to give you a taste of heaven on Earth. Enjoy the breathtaking white-sand beaches, crystal clear bays, and dazzling landscapes of lush peaks scattered like gems in this lovely place.
You can also go diving, sailing, and yachting in the British Virgin Islands. Then, your travel won’t be complete if you don’t taste the delicious foods served by the top-rated restaurants in the area.
New Caledonia, France
New Caledonia has been on the news in 2018 when its residents voted on whether to break off from France or remain as a French territory. But, geopolitical news aside, this group of islands in the South Pacific should be known to the entire world as a great travel destination.
This paradise offers a unique experience to any traveler. It has beautiful diving spots, lush rainforest, amazing stretches of sun-kissed beaches, and streaky pink sunsets. You can also enjoy delectable fusion cuisines that will surely fill your tummy after a long day of exploration. Indeed, this place is worth a visit.
As a European Capital of Culture for 2020, there is much to expect when you travel to Galway, Ireland, this year. This lovely harbor city on the west coast of Ireland is home to important archaeological sites, picturesque villages, and panoramic natural landscapes. You won’t also get hungry while roaming the city because there’s always great food wherever you go.
This year, Galway will be the site for many cultural events in theatre, music, art, and literature. If you plan to visit Galway, Ireland, make sure to look for a place to stay in advance in sites like Planet of Hotels.
It’s always amazing to see a convergence of modernity and antiquity in one place. This is the reason why tourists visit Caesarea, Israel. This charming town is located on the site of a historical Roman harbor built over 2,000 years ago. Archaeological remains, such as sculptures, pillars, stone seating, frescoes, gold coins, and mosaic floors, can be found in this place.
Caesaria is also an essential place for Christians as it was once a center for Christian learning. If you’re in this historic city, make sure to visit the massive Roman amphitheater, as well as the temples and churches. You can also go scuba diving and snorkeling at the Old Caesarea Diving Center.
It’s great to visit Salzburg this summer because of the 100th-anniversary celebration of the Salzburg Festival. The city will be transformed yet again into one giant stage, where drama, opera, and classical music are performed. Salzburg is, after all, the birthplace of the famous classical composer Mozart.
Aside from the Salzburg Festival, it’s also a must to witness the tourist spots of this amazing city. You can visit the attractive St. Peter’s Church, the Celtic Museum in Hallein, the Schloss Mirabell and Gardens, the lovely Residenzplatz, and more.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai will be the host for this year’s World Expo. Big events and exhibitions showcasing the latest in technology and architecture will be attended by hundreds of countries from around the world.
For sure, there will also be great food, festivities, and live shows. If you want to learn while having fun at the same time, you should participate in the World Expo 2020 in Dubai.
Another much-anticipated event this year is the Summer Olympics, which will be held in Tokyo, Japan. Although the focus will be on Tokyo, you can discover the nearby city of Kyoto if you want to escape the buzz of this special event.
Kyoto is well-known for its fantastic Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, imperial palaces and gardens, and traditional wooden houses. If you want to see fantastic art galleries, you can visit the Kyocera Museum of Art and the Fukuda Art Museum.
The seven tourist destinations in this article are only a few of the long list of places that you should check off your bucket list this year. These tourist spots are sure to give you a whole new experience that you’ll remember in your lifetime.