In the world that we live in today, there is no shortage of awe-inspiring, amazing, and fascinating locations to visit. Hence, it can be a really difficult task to compile a list of the best ones. Traveling is always fun and relaxing. You can enjoy the beauty of nature, learn more about different cultures and get close to several types of arts, and do adventure as you wish to do.
If you are someone who likes to travel around the world, then you will find this list pretty interesting to check out. All these places are very much popular among solo, couple, or group travellers from all over the globe. So, without further delay, let’s start with the list of Top 15 Travel Destinations in the World.
1. London, UK
Well! It is pretty evident that people from all over the world are enthralled by this capital city. The history of this city connects to several countries around the globe.
You will have a lot to do while you explore the city. Yes! You can roam around the city’s free museums that include the British Museum and the Tate Modern Museum. Then you will be amazing high-end boutiques from Covent Garden to fashionable Oxford Street. You can also visit the crown jewels at the Tower of London.
Furthermore, you can visit the royal family’s residences that include Kensington Palace and Buckingham Palace. When everything is done, you can sit and relax in Hyde Park or you can simply grab a pint at any local.
2. Rome, Italy
As we all know Rome wasn’t built in a day and hence you will need a lot of time to roam around this timeless city. Rome is actually a huge as well as an amazing metropolis city and great for travelers who love to learn about the past or history.
History can be found at every turn here, from the Colosseum and the Pantheon to churches and museums. And if that is not enough, the private city-state of Vatican City that comes with several museums having thousands of artworks and treasures from all around the globe.
The towering remains of the city’s Colosseum are an impressive testament to Rome’s strength and remain one of the best-preserved monuments here. Visitors rave that it’s the “highlight of the trip.”
3. Paris, France
Without any doubt, Paris is one of the world’s most romantic cities. It is a favorite destination for several travelers. This city in France is known as the City of Lights which is filled with a number of romantic sites. And all of the spots include the iconic Eiffel Tower, the powerful Arc de Triomphe, the grand art museums of the Louvre, and the Musee d’Orsay…the list goes on (and on).
All you can do is to take a walk through the parks and gardens situated in the city and stroll along the Seine that will cut through the center of the city.
As per reviews, it is better to do some research before you pay a visit to the museum. Even though it is popular on the planet and as a result, it might be highly crowded.
4. Crete, Greece
Why always go with the flow when you can go a little extra mile with your travel planning? Yes! Why do you want to visit the crowded places of Greek isles such as Mykonos and Santorini when you can visit a more similar place but less traveled and beautiful Crete Island?
There is no doubt that the beaches of Crete Island are drawing the attention of the visitors specifically because of the pink-sand shores of Elafonissi Beach. The beach is wonderful looking with transparent water and has some impressive shades of blue which is eye soothing.
You can enjoy a quiet and relaxing time with your partner or alone and yet have a perfect stay from the bustle of the seaside.
5. Bali, Indonesia
One of the travel destinations that are there in the bucket list of several travelers is none other than Bali which is in Indonesia. Bali is just like a living postcard and is an Indonesian paradise that will feel like a fantasy. From cutting through smooth-as-glass blue water to soaking up the sun on a sandy beach, to uncover centuries-old temples to delving deep into the rainforest, Bali has everything that will surely help you to awaken your senses.
There are a lot of places to visit when you are staying in Bali. You can take a quick trip to the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary which has Indonesia’s friendly monkeys. In fact, Bali is known for having some really luxurious resorts for epitomizing luxury. Hence, you will have a number of resorts to choose from and enjoy romantic evenings.
6. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona is yet another favorite hotspot for many travelers. In fact, officials are thinking to curb down the number of tourists who can visit it every year as it is getting so much populated.
The ever-bustling city fronts the glimmering Mediterranean Sea touts intricate and awe-inspiring architecture and offers a lively culture that stays awake well into the night.
Apart from that, artists like Salvador Dali and Antoni Gaudi have left their surreal and indelible imprint on this cultural landscape. Do you really need anything else from a place?
The monumental church designed by Gaudi remained under construction since the year 1882. As Gaudi said: “The Expiatory Church of the Sagrada Familia is made by the people and is mirrored in them. It is a work that is in the hands of God and the will of the people.”
There are several amazing hotels and resorts to let you dive into the luxury of privacy. You can choose any from a reputed site and book yours.
7. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai is an oasis in the desert that just boggles the mind. You will get to see the world’s tallest skyscrapers, the manmade islands in the shape of palm trees, the biggest dancing fountains, and malls larger than those present in Vegas along the Persian Gulf in this metropolis like no other.
You can always explore Old Dubai and get a glimpse of what the actual city looks like right before it struck oil. Then you can take a safari to the dessert and do camel riding and enjoy belly dancing as well.
It is absolutely amazing to watch the Burj Khalifa having the fountain shows going on. If you are planning for a Dubai trip, you can find several great deals on star hotels if you do a little bit of research.
8. Sydney, Australia
Talking about popular travel destinations in the world, you can not miss out on visiting Sydney in Australia. Starting from contemporary art museums to cobblestone streets to epic views, Sydney has got everything to the visit-worthy. In fact, the marvelous Sydney Opera House looks just like a huge origami sailboat that is floating peacefully in a harbor.
You will fall in love with the city’s cosmo atmosphere, the restos, greenery, shopping, and the beautiful sea. Moreover, you will find several amazing and luxurious hotels from 3 stars to 5 stars to enjoy the scenic beauty. Sydney has a lot to offer when it comes to beautiful nature spots.
9. Jaipur, India
Jaipur in India is one of the most traveled destinations among the top travelers. It is mainly known as the “Pink City” because the city has pink-hued buildings. In fact, Jaipur makes to the list of top 20 best traveling cities, and all thanks to Jaigarh Fort, Amber Fort, City Palace, red-and-pink Hawa Mahal palace, which was built in 1799.
Travelers from all across the world find this beautiful city not only culturally significant but stunning to look at. There are some breathtaking views over the city wall and the valley. Moreover, there are some luxurious five-star hotels where the services will be more than you could ever think of. So apart from the scenic beauty, you can enjoy the luxury and royalty.
10. Lisbon, Portugal
One of the hottest up-and-comers in tourism in Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal. Situated on a beautiful river with plenty of sunshine, palm trees, delicious food, and attractions, it’s no wonder TripAdvisor has the glamorous city on its top 20 list. You’ll find museums, parks, fortresses, and palaces, as well as the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Belem Tower.
You always find and explore the cobbled streets of the Alfama neighborhood, home to a mixture of Arabic and gothic architecture. Apart from all of these, you will be able to enjoy the cultural beauty of the city and the sites.
While you walk a distance to several biggest Lisbon sites as well as attractions, you will find a number of five-star properties that will offer you a luxurious stay and you can enjoy the scenic beauty.
11. Kathmandu Nepal
Mount Everest might seem to be out of reach and that is because Nepal has recently shut down the admittance to Base Camp so as to help in restoring and cleaning the mountain. However, the visitors can enjoy the ancient sites that are mainly closest to the major city, Kathmandu. You start climbing the smaller mountains there in Nepal and visit the Nepalese temples and have a wonderful experience of the scenic beauty that it has to offer you.
Boudhanath Stupa is a Buddhist Holy place as well as a Nepal heritage site that you should visit if you are in Nepal. Well! Kathmandu is not filled with five-star properties but you can get five-star services in terms of cleanliness as well as comfortability.
12. Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Outside of Cancun, in the Riviera Maya, awaits the bustling city of Playa del Carmen. While you can enjoy the Riviera’s fantastic beaches and dazzling blue water, there’s much more to recommend this destination, including shopping on 5th Avenue and nearby outdoor attractions like Mayan ruins, cenotes, and rainforest adventures.
In fact, you will see that the Xcaret Park, has snorkeling as well as swimming holes, underground cave rivers. Apart from that, you will be able to enjoy the dolphin experiences, Mayan temples, and along with that enjoy the cultural experiences.
13. Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and it makes to this list with the wonderful combination of new and old. You can always visit the ancient temples and palaces, try out delicious and authentic Japanese food. In fact, shop till you drop on the city’s bustling streets. Visit in springtime as the cherry blossom trees are in full bloom, particularly at one of the city’s top attractions, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.
You will be able to enjoy stunning lakes, tea houses, ponds, as well as greenhouses which you must not miss out on when you are in Japan. The resorts and hotels are great to stay in as it offers the real Japanese style.
Out of all the Caribbean Islands, travelers like to visit Jamaica as that is one of their favorite spots. You will be able to find out white sand beaches, reggae music, aquamarine waters, and amazing scenic beauty. However, you can’t just miss out on the island shopping, rainforest excursions, as well as the historical sites to have the best vacation to remember.
You will find several amazing hotels as well as resorts to stay in. Furthermore, you will get to book several private villas to enjoy nature and the wonderful beaches.
15. New York, New York
The only US destination in this list is none other than New York. And it shouldn’t come as a surprise to you. This is because New York has a lot of things to offer such as amazing tourist attractions, dive bars, historical sites, high-end hotels, Broadway shows, open-all-night clubs.
And apart from all of that, people always consider visiting the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum. The UK’s maybe-home-or-away called it a “very moving” museum, a sentiment echoed by many.
So these are the Top 15 Travel Destinations in the World that you can keep on your list. Do share with us which all places you have visited and think that they should be included in the list.