Travel is amazing. Travel helps people reach out to others. It enables people to see cultures and people in person. If you're looking for something special in the coming year, here are some fabulous choices. They're well worth the money and offer something to talk about for years. The world is a wonderful place. Seeing it in person is something everyone should and must do.
Africa is an incredible continent that should be at the top of anyone's bucket list. One country that has seen a vast expansion in the number of visitors is Tanzania. Located in the heart of East Africa, Tanzania is a place of vast wilderness, incredible coast, and thriving cities. Begin with a trip to Serengeti National Park. It's one place that makes it easy to see wild animals like elephants and lion in their native habitat. The capital of Dar es Salaam is adjacent to the coast and near the island of Zanzibar just offshore. This is a great place to learn about the local cuisine.
Paris is not only the capital of France. It's also, in some sense, the capital of Europe. Today, as much as ever before, Parisians have assumed a leading role in the worlds of fashion, art, and commerce. Visit a city with incredible food, numerous sightseeing opportunities and easy access to other places such as London and Rome. Book a hotel in the center of town if possible. The city is divided into what are known as arrondissements that circle around the city. Staying in the heart of the capital makes it easy to get around on foot. It also makes it easy to use the world-famous Paris metro and see sights ranging from the Eiffel Tower to the delights of Versailles just a quick ride away.
If funds are coming up just a little short, you can still have a fabulous time. Indonesia is one of the globe's largest and most populous countries. As a series of islands, it makes it easy to find a place that the entire family can enjoy. If your New Years resolution is to lower your intake of sugar, Bali cuisine will come to your aid. With loads of incredibly fresh ingredients combined with amazing spices, this place will help you figure out how to stop sugar addiction. Bali is an incredible way to stretch out on an island filled with marvelous beaches. It's also home to over four million people. Head for the beachside community of Kuta. Travelers looking for a place to get in touch with their spiritual side can tour the beautiful Uluwatu Temple or take the time to explore the many yoga and other classes offered here that is all about nourishing the body and the soul at the same time.
New York City
New York is one of the globe's premier destination. A city of over eight million, it's home to sites that should rise to the top of any delighted traveler. More than ever, New York mayor Bill de Blasio has done much to welcome guests. There's museums that are easy to access. Visit the Museum Mile and take your pick. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is where to see some of the best masterpieces ever brought to America. The rounded shape of the Guggenheim Museum is a landmark that changed how people view art. There's also the Museum of the City of New York and several others that offer many hours of fun. Book a suite in Manhattan. Places like The Plaza are the ideal way to experience the city's best digs with views across Central Park and beyond. Treat yourself to a nice meal at a four-star restaurant or try one of the city's delicious dirty water dogs from a local vendor.
Now is the time to begin to plan a trip that will lead to lifelong memories. The world is waiting for you and happy to show itself to you. From Tanzania to Paris to New York, save money for that trip next year.
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