Best places to travel in 2020
by Anh on 15.11.2019
Cities, Countries and Regions
Believe or not, 2020 is knocking on the door! Please don't tell us that you gonna spend all 365 days sitting in the office doing the same task and signing. Instead, let 2020 be a special year of travel, discovery, adventure and beautiful memories. If you still consider whether to start an amazing journey, we show you the 10 best places to travel in 2020. Keep reading and fill yourself with tons of travel inspiration.
1. Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
It could not be denied that the trend of Ecotourism is on the rise (especially after Greta Thundberg's strong climate protest). Thus, National Parks, Safaris ... shall become the best places to travel in 2020. Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica may not be the largest National Park, but we are quite sure that it is the most unique one. Discovering the diverse rainforest wildlife with thousands of animal species, trailing along the the stunning long beaches or even hiking the shadowing mountains ... these are only a few among several wonderful things you could do in Manuel Antonio National Park - Costa Rica's "secret gem".
2. Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Talking about Ecotourism, we should not miss the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Located close to the Queensland coast, this 2300 km of long reefs, the house of countless fishes, turtles and sharks. Especially, this can be even seen from outer space! Just dive yourself into the marvelous undersea world and admire the greatness of nature. No more doubt, Great Barrier Reef really is one of the best places to travel in 2020.
3. Old Bagan, Myanmar
Looking for some quiet spaces to escape the buzzling cities? Head your way to Old Bagan - a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Myanmar. People said, here is a perfect location for watching the sunset. And of course, it is not the only thing to do in the city. You can either explore the unique architecture Buddish temples, admire the whole area from above on a Hot-Air balloon or eat your heart out all the traditional cuisines here. Does it sound tempting enough for you to book a ticket to Old Bagan?
4. Tokyo, Japan
Another Asian destination, but totally different feeling - Tokyo. The city is a perfect blend of modern and traditional culture values. Sure, it has everything to offer you, from the vibrant colorful nightlife, world - famous cuisines like Sushi, Ramen to ancient temple Sensoji. In all, March and April should be the best time to visit this city, because of the Sakura (cherry blossom) season. What could be better than gathering underneath the cherry blossom tree with your family, admire the tiny pink pedals flying in the wind, and enjoying a couple of sake? Wow, best combo!
5. Samarkand, Uzbekistan
If you are more interested in discovering the "out of the world" culture, then Samarkand shall be the best place to travel in 2020. This Silk Road town is also known as Uzbekistan's crossroad of cultures. What really made Samarkand into one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites are the several mosques, mausoleums and buildings in unique Islamic architecture, dated back in 9th, 10th centuries. Make your way to Samarkand and gain some knowledge about history and architecture.
6. Dubai, United Association of Emirates
Let's do something extraordinary in 2020. So what about a luxury trip to Dubai? A romantic dinner at level 122 of Burj Khalifa - the icon of Dubai while enjoying the breathtaking night city view? Or a shopping tour around the shopaholic's paradise - Dubai Mall? Nevertheless, you have vast choices to get fresh air in the nature such as Kite Beach or Dubai desert.
One only representative from Europe - Luxembourg. Even though it is the smallest European country (when it takes only 2 hours to drive all over the country), there are still endless things to discover in Louxembourg. Picturesque villages, small stone paths, unspoiled nature as well as ranges of museums and galaries are awaiting you. Unlike other big cities in Europe, Luxembourg gives you the cozier and more special feeling.
8. Mumbai, India
True story, life is way too boring without festivals! Knowing that India is a country with rich culture and countless special festivals, why not making a trip to Mumbai this March? You will for sure have much fun in Holi - the most popular and most "colorful" (literally) festival in this South Asian country. Get ready to get wet, get "colored" and say bye to all stress when running into the mass crowd on the streets, singing, dancing and throwing colored powder at each other. This is absolutely more than just religious observance.
9. Cape Town, South Africa
No surprise that Cape Town becomes one of the best places to travel in 2020 (also in 2019, 2018...) while the city always has something to offer you. Exploring one of the oldest habour in the Southern hemisphere - V&A Waterfront, hiking up the Lion's head, enjoying the delicious traditional cuisines are some of wonderful things you could do in Cape Town.
Sounds old but never get old. It's Hawaii. Beside the long trekking trails or dreamy white sandy beaches, try something completely new. What about a shark tour in the deep blue sea? Or a helicopter tour to enjoy the stunning view from above? All sounds good in Hawaii. Plus, if you think about a wellness travel, Hawaii must be the top 1 destination. Ready to get your energy full in Hawaii?
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