So, the year 2013 is just around the corner (almost). And believe it or not, we’ve almost made it through the doomsday-2012 predictions (much to the psychics’ disappointment :P). So maybe it’s time for a little celebration in the new year. I am sure a lot of you would be making new year plans, along with resolutions, to visit a new place in your holidays. So have you thought of visiting a holiday location in 2013 yet? We’re here o help! Here is a list of the top 10 holiday locations to visit in 20131 Enjoy!
1. Ibiza, Spain
Spain is known for its holiday locations. And the Ibiza island has been a favorite among tourists for decades. It is a scenic island with many beach resorts that cater to different age groups, and also provide family-friendly environment. It also has a set of interesting buildings and historical locations.
2. Paris, France
Paris has been a very popular holiday spot for generations, and not without reason. It is known as the city of Romance and Food. And too right, that it is. The food there is absolutely amazing, and there are lots of beautiful places you can visit. So when drawing up a budget, make sure you reserve extra for the food 🙂
3. Zante, Greece
Greece has been plague with financial crisis, and has needed help just to keep it running. Besides all that though, it still has managed to keep its tourism industry alive, and attracts multitude of visitors from all around the world. The beautiful beach resort Zante is one place you don’t want to miss out in Greece, with all the luxuries of an ideal holiday location at your disposal.
4. Venice, Italy
If you want your holiday location to be unique, interesting, and fun, then Venice is the place you want to be. It is known for not only its architecture, but also its history, and its food.
5. Marmaris, Turkey
If you are on an economy budget, then you might want to check out Marmaris in Turkey. Visitor numbers have soared recently majorly due to the inexpensive accommodation, and fair prices. There is no shortage of hotels and restaurants, or entertainment activities, such as jet skiing, or bathing on the beach. Not to mention all the different delicious Turkish foods.
6. New York, US
New York is a city of sky-scrapers, and has some of the most beautiful cityscapes in the world. It is a very busy city, so you’ll find it up and about at any time of the day (and night). Besides, it is one of the most frequented cities in the United States, and home to many large companies and corporations.
7. Cape Town, South Africa
If you’re one for visiting beaches, then Cape Town is a must visit for you. It has a rich heritage, and many beaches. And due to its unique geography, it is possible to visit several of them in one day, all with different settings and atmosphere! And not to mention all the restaurants there, offering food from all over the world.
8. Sharm-al-Sheikh Egypt
Sun, Sea, Sand and fun are all things that come in spades in Sharm el-Sheikh, this red sea resort is famous for its diving activities with reefs aplenty for the underwater explorer. Of course you won’t find a shortage of things to do in Sharm el-Sheikh with all of the usual watersports to be found in this stunning location, from banana boats to jet skis it is all there for your amusement and fun
9. Queenstown, New Zealand
In Winter or Summer, Queenstown is a fantastic place to holiday. In the Winter it is full of people there for the skiing, and in summer it is full of people there to take the white water trips down the Shotover river. There are a large number of hotels right on the waterfront of Lake Wakitipu. The water is bitterly cold (even in summer) – but it is beautiful to look at from your hotel window and if you can stand the cold, bathing is certainly allowed.
10. Prague, Czech Republic
Prague in the Czech Republic is a magical mix of the historic and the modern and is becoming more and more popular with tourists from all over the globe. Historical castles, bridges and many fine museums will keep the sightseer happy and contented for the duration of their stay.
So what are your plans for holidays in the next year? Give us your opinions on the top 10 holiday destinations as well. Cheers 🙂