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The Best Places To Visit In 2019

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As we are dancing 2018 away and hoping the new year to shower more of happiness on us, there are new travel stories waiting to be started. Kick off the new beginnings with these exotic cities.

Is your travel plan for the upcoming year ready? Well, the world is brimming with unmeasurable beauty and we could help you choose some swoon-worthy, experts handpicked regions.

The Best Places To Visit In 2019

The List Of The Best Places To Visit In 2019

Whether you’re an experienced globetrotter and are finding a quirky destination or you are a casual tourist who wants to be inspired for the next holiday, there are few places that are impressive enough to leave its mark on your heart. Get off the monotonous touristed path and tick off the new bucket list that might change the way you have travelled before. From unseen beaches to the unheard tales, get your seat belts on as we bring you the best cities to visit in 2019

  • Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City

a cosmopolitan city of museums, galleries and parks

Mexico is an incredibly diverse country and has something for pretty much everyone. With over 5,800 miles of coastline, towering mountains & architectural marvels to ancient remains to sumptuous and chilli cuisine, the place is blessed with inexhaustible attractions. It might seem impossible to squeeze all wonders in a single outing, but a visit to its capital can be enthralling. Check the studio transformed to museum by Luis Barragan that shows ingenious use of color, light, shadow, form, and texture, explore parks, shops and garden at the oldest Alameda Central, shop in the Sunday Markets, catch the jaw-dropping 360-degree views of the city from Torre Latinoamericana, witness the fantastic Floating Gardens of Xochimilco and praise the Aztecan glory at Temple Mayo. Plus you get the best tortillas and elotes unlike anywhere.

  • Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen

a city with a spark of old and new

The most populous city of Denmark, Copenhagen is a celebratory mixture of all things contemporary and ancient. At one side, you are fascinated by the world’s oldest theme park Tivoli Gardens and on the other, you can go out to the buzzy and lively clubs at Stroget. The best route to explore the colourful houses, ancient castles, and beautiful churches of the city is to hop onto the canal cruise either from Ved Stranden or Nyhavn. Inspired by Andersen’s eponymous fairytale, the iconic landmark of the city, Little Mermaid is majestic. The Christiansborg Palace is the islet castle in the middle of the city which offers stupendous interior designs and reception rooms for formal events for Danish royal family and prime minister. Walking can be pretty easy here, but a bike ride is just the right way to make a trip.

  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

a melting pot of culture and cuisine

Sri Lanka is referred to as the ‘pearl of the Indian Ocean’ and is one of the most soothing locations to travel. Endless beaches, warm greeting, ancient ruins and famous tea make it a ‘days of an extraordinary trip’. If you want to hit the right destination that ensembles the rich characteristics of the country, then book a ticket to its capital city, Colombo. It is a bustling metropolitan city that captures the colonial heritage, boasts the mix of population and serves a variety of epicurean delights.

There are plenty of things to do- play golf in the Royal Colombo Golf Club, relish with a massage at one premium spa, indulge in seafood on Mt Lavinia Beach, visit the royal temples and church, be a history buff at the largest museum of the country-National Museum, and have fun with widest species of animals at the Zoological Garden. Get a Colombo city tour and you can wrap its charm in one day.

  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur

sharp new edges with spectacular futuristic towers

The capitals always have something outstanding to offer travellers, and on the same page is the diversity-influenced Kuala Lumpur. Tourists love the versatility in attractions, foods as well as shopping options. Watch the Petronas Twin towers- claimed as the world’s tallest twin structures, take a tour at the oldest Sri Mahamariamman Temple, absorb the culture at National Museum, enjoy at Sunway Lagoon Theme Park and do some last minute shopping at Central Market. Whether you are backpacking on the rugged mountains or want to dine at the mega restaurants, Kuala Lumpur doesn’t disappoint anyone.

  • Rome, Italy
Rome

a romantic city with beautiful ruins

Rome is the delightful capital city of Italy, a country that talks big about art, culture, and nature. Th tour to Rome is a sort of journey that detaches you from modern living and carries you all the way to the past. Home to ancient and well-preserved ruins, this is a powerhouse for people who admire history and crafts. The city has amusing arts, monumental basilicas, creative street style and treasured heritage. Mentioning the gastronomical delight, the food here is equally a treat and feasting in one of the alfresco dining is definitely a guarantee of good times.

  • Berlin, Germany
Berlin

an interesting combination of timeless and cool traditions

Want to have the most exciting nights of all time? Berlin is your city! Germany is bundled with gorgeous landscapes, dynamic cities, and architectural marvels. The experience for the first time in Berlin is going to be phenomenal, dominated by an eclectic mix of culture, history and nature. Tales about the Berlin Wall and Berlin Palace will surround you. Stroll through Brandenburg Gate, have a tour in the glass dome of The Reichstag, discover unusual art, and watch the advanced museums and galleries Also, the city hides amazing restaurants, bars and boutiques.

  • Dubai, UAE
Dubai

an emirate that has attractions bigger and better

An ever-changing skyline with some record-breaking architecture, Dubai is an impressive tourist destination. The tallest Burj Khalifa, the twisted Cyan Towers, the posh Dubai Marina, the royal yacht cruises, the 7-star Burj Al Arab, largest shopping centre Dubai Mall- the experiences are jaw-dropping at every step. With no dearth of entertainment hotspots for romantic couples, friends and family, the city has a unique set of personality traits. From a sleepy fishing village to an urbane and polished city today, the New Dubai has upscale restaurants, swanky malls, fancy hotels and vibrant clubs. Dubai is awe-inspiring as on one side where it beholds the ultra-modern lifestyle, on the other edge it has not forgotten its roots. The Old Dubai features gold and spice souks, fascinating museums, and inequitable beauty of desert and creek. Get your UAE tourist visa for a longer holiday and explore cities like this for unparalleled fun.

  • Toronto, Canada
Toronto

a city that is colourful, lively and thought-provoking

Toronto is filled with interesting and unique fun activities all around the year. Whether you’re in for some adventure or are looking for some historical ruins, Toronto has got you covered. Take advantage of its picturesque landscape for picnic and family time, theme parks for irresistible joy, and museum for engulfing some surprising facts. The best attractions include tall CN tower, newest Agha Khan museum, foodie St Lawrence Market and engaging Hockey Hall of Fame.

To escape and hit the beach, head to the Toronto Islands.

  • Mtskheta, Georgia
mtskheta

a go-slow, ancient corner of the country

Georgia is an underdog in the world of tourism and Mtskheta is a sweep of historic visionaries shaking up the modern highlands. Admire the opulence of the oldest Christian Monasteries in the country- Jvari Monastery, discover the well-known cathedral- Svetitskhoveli for its architectural wonder, learn about Georgia wines, spend time in the elegant atmosphere in Gujari and wander in the artistic medieval monastic complex of Shio Mgvime. The city is astonishingly small, has no fancy hotels and happening nightlife, but is spectacular in the way it holds the ancient and old monuments till today.

  • Shenzhen, China
China

a mega manifestation of technology and modern skyline

Say hello to the most innovative city in the world’s most populous country, China. Shenzhen, famous as the ‘Silicon Valley’ of China, which is way ahead in technology than the world. If you own an iPhone, Dell or Microsoft gadgets, you already relate to Shenzhen. Unveiling 17 new skyscrapers in 2017, the city has cutting-edge buildings that make up for the dearth of historic and ancient monuments. Take a short walk up to Lianhua Mountain which is responsible for breathtaking panoramic views of the city, go crazy shopping, hang out at the peaceful parks and long stretches of coastline. Give yourself a break at one of the premium spas and stroll by the decorative art walls. Starting off from $5, the cuisine is brilliant in taste.

Plan your 2019 filled with lots of thrilling travel tales. Also, get more details on these cities by following this space.

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This is a Guest Post by Ms Neha. Neha is a travel blogger behind the blog Dubai Wikia. To find out more, you can also check out her fanpage https://www.facebook.com/DubaiWikia/

The 10 Best Places To Visit In 2019

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18 Comments

  1. MELANIE EDJOURIAN says:

    I love your list of options there are some wonderful places there. I would love to go to Mexico City the people there are really lovely and I haven’t seen that part yet.

    1. karenmonica says:

      I heard many good stories about Mexico too 🙂

  2. Wow what a selection of places to visit, most of these are on my list of places to visit

    1. karenmonica says:

      I am sure you are looking forward to visit those places 🙂

  3. Kristine Nicole Alessandra says:

    If I were to choose from your list, I’d want to go to Shenzhen China first then I would want to explore Copenhagen next. All these places are great travel suggestions!

    1. karenmonica says:

      Wow good choice Kristine 🙂

  4. Dalene Ekirapa says:

    Feels like I should now get my bags ready! This year, my goal is to visit Kuala Lumpur…that place is amazing and I would love to absolutely experience the vibe there. And also, Dubai…who never wants to go to Dubai?

    1. karenmonica says:

      Kuala Lumpur? wow do come and visit. I am sure you will love it in Malaysia 🙂

  5. This is a great list of places which could be visited in 2019. I wish I could visit all but not possible. I guess my top pick would be Denmark and Dubai.

    1. karenmonica says:

      I would love to visit all too Pooja.

  6. I had been to Malaysia. I had plans of going to Germany this year. I have heard Denmark is one of the peaceful countries and for the same reason; I am waiting to visit it 🙂

    1. karenmonica says:

      Did you enjoy your stay in Malaysia? 🙂

  7. Alexandra Cook says:

    Gorgeous! Mexico is high on my list of countries to visit, it looks incredible. I love everything about it and I haven’t even been there yet!

    1. karenmonica says:

      I have heard great stories about Mexico too 🙂

  8. Becca Wilson says:

    I typically do not get to travel that much. All of these destinations look like they would be absolutely wonderful!

    1. karenmonica says:

      Me neither, I wished I could travel more 🙂

  9. Berlin is definitely on my list of countries to visit. I hope to visit it real soon.

    1. karenmonica says:

      Wow, that’s great 🙂

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