So you’re in the mood for a little t and l (travel and leisure) but you have no idea where to go, you are aiming for a place that’s sassy, has a little spunk but at the same time doesn’t empty out your pockets, well then you have come to the right place because here I will guide you about the 10 Most Beautiful Destinations To Visit This Year 2020. Stupendous and refreshing they are as the following
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10. Namib Desert
Namibia One of the oldest and largest deserts in the world, this place is a must see with the famous red orange dunes of Sossusvlei Dune that are close to what people call “mars on earth”, its livid colors change before your eyes from sunrise to sunset and as the night sets in this is one of the best places for star gazing with skies so clear it will take your breath away. A great outdoor experience to enjoy whether your alone and just wanting to bask in the vastness of South Africa’s terrain or wanting to enjoy safaris with the whole family there are a number of activities to enjoy such as dune boarding and bird watching, with natural attractions nearby such as the clay castles of Hoarsib and the Agate Mountain salt pans.
9. Hangzou, China
The capital of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China is well known for its historical and cultural sites so whether you want a bit of hustle and bustle in the city lights tasting exquisite foods and enjoying the club life in main Hangzhou or are looking for serenity in Buddhist temples or just widening your knowledge of tea, silk and Chinese medicine museums, Hangzhou has it all for you. The West Lake is the most visited tourist attraction here. Kept clean at all times, and quoted by CNN as one of the “12 most superb sunset spots around the world” this lake lets you not only basic in its own tranquility but provides you with a panoramic view of the lush green hills around it. Among the many activities at the west lake there is also boat cruises, biking, scenic walks and west lake night shows making it a hit spot for all types of people.
8. Venice, Italy
Food, wine, art, fashion all intertwined in one single city. Venice is packed with charm, mystery and awe. From enchanting secret passageways of the Doge’s Palace to striking waterways of the Grand Canal, you will have your hands full in this city. Every single step you take will leave you mesmerized not to mention the endless list of activities whether it is riding a gondola, gaping at the great masterpieces of contemporary art or walking down what is known as the “drawing room of Europe” at the Piazza San Marco and indulging in Venetian cuisine and wine. Venice will leave you wanting for more.
7. Frankfurt, Germany
One of the fifth largest cities in Germany, Frankfurt has both hovering modern buildings as well as picturesque small town beauty wrapped into one. Being the financial pivot it lures in people from around the world through events such as the Frankfurt Book Fair and the luminale which is an illumination festival held every two years, but let’s not forget that this is also the birthplace of the famous Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and his house turned into a museum is a historical visit you will never forget.
6. Algarve, Portugal
Under the crisp sun and by the deep blue waters this is a place to just lay out your wary days and bask in the beauty of the Atlantic ocean ahead, with lukewarm waters and brisk summers Algarve is the place where most of the European population themselves settle in for their vacations. You can enjoy watching the dolphins before your eyes or hop into a jeep and go for a safari ride. Filled with Spanish overtones and the aroma of freshly caught and cooked fish this is a must see from the hills of Monique to the city of Faro there are a number of sites to visit and endless things to do here.
5. Snæfellsjökull, Iceland
Iconic for being mentioned in the “Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864)” by Jules Verne. This place has been known for its enchanting beauty and mystical powers with the most popular site being the Snæfellsjökull National Park filled with people being wonder struck at the 1446 m high active volcano as well as the renowned Snæfellsjökull glacier. Birdwatchers have the pleasure of watching the birds stream the sky while volcano lovers have the fun of learning more about volcano logy.
4. Palawan Island, the Philippines
Awarded one of the best islands in the world , this island is a hit spot for travelers around the world because what better way to enjoy your day then by scuba diving , snorkeling , kayaking and so much more with tasteful food to beguiling beaches. Some of the most visited places on the island include Puerto Princesa Subterranean River which has been acclaimed the longest underground river in the Philippines and the Tubbataha Reef with colorful forms of fish and marine life.
3. Paris France
Ahhh… the beautiful and refreshing “city of love” who has not heard about and hasn’t dreamed of visiting it; the name itself stirs up your imagination in so many ways. With the aroma of freshly baked Baguette, Croissant Macaroons filling up your senses to the high strung fashionistas that will surround you. You cannot go wrong here. the breath takingly beautiful Eiffel tower is the most sought after tourist attraction here in the central hub of business culture and art but it doesn’t stop there. Photography fanatics cannot get enough of the numerous monuments in this city such as the monumental Arc de Triomphe or the gorgeous Sacre-Coeur. Art lovers around the world stop by to indulge in the beautiful paintings such as Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa,” and Michelangelo’s “Dying Slave” at the Louvre Palace. This city has almost everything for everyone modern art lovers can visit the age defying Centre Pompidou and shopaholics can crazy at the Champs De Elyse.
2. Istanbul, Turkey
If ever you wanted to see history replay before your eyes then say no more. Travelers come here again and again just to enjoy each and every historical remnant that they may have missed the first time around. whether it be the captivating Blue mosque filled with millions of beautiful blue iznik tiles or Topkapı Palace with enchanted Islamic art, each and every place, monument and landmark has a story in itself to lure you into old times with emperors and conquerors leaving their marks behind and not to forget walking down the illustrious Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı) shopping from vendors and stalls sulking in the beauty of this city is nothing less than a souvenir for life.
1. London, United Kingdom
The Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey , Tower of London or the resonating “Big Ben” nothing says royalty like London these are just a few of the places that are filled with pomp and splendor but “to each his own” there is a little something for everyone here, from aquariums to museums to the Coca cola London Eye. Whether you want to delve into the scenic beauties at the St. Paul’s Cathedral or roam around the city in the London bus (double Decker bus), having a picture with one of the celebrities up close and personal at Madame Tussauds or just dining and shopping at the famous Harrods there is plenty to do here and plenty to enjoy.