Travel must be one of your purposes for the year 2019. When we travel, we feel happier, we relax and forget the daily routine, and we also leave our comfort zone to discover and learn from everything that surrounds us — that’s why these 10 places are the best for you to visit in 2019.
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Among the best places to visit are cities, natural paradises and places where cuisine and culture are recognized as intangible heritage of humanity. Tourist Secrets let you help know more about different amazing places around the world. This is the list of the 10 best places to visit in 2019, and we tell you why they are:
This city will receive the Pan-American Games from July 26 to August 11, where there will be more than 7,000 competitors in 39 different sports. In addition, the Dakar Rally will be from January 6 to 17. Peru has won the distinction of the main culinary destination in the world during the last 7 years in the World Travel Awards, and its capital has 50 of the best restaurants in the world, including Central, Maido and Astrid & Gastón. In the district of Miraflores in Lima is Mercado 28, a new gastronomic market that has a great culinary variety such as the famous ceviche, the cause, and Amazonian cuisine.
Plovdiv is competing for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2019, together with Matera an Italian city. Its Roman ruins make it a very important place for culture, a land through which the Greeks and the Ottomans have passed, with which it has great cultural influences. It has the 600-year-old Dzhumaya mosque and a 16th-century Ottoman bathhouse with modern art exhibitions. In summer the streets become a center of festivals; in June and July, there is the Open Opera Festival, where shows are held in the Roman amphitheater of the city. The old theater of the city also offers numerous shows, as well as craft shops where the bohemian atmosphere inspires art and culture.
This country celebrates 400 years since the first African slaves arrived in North America. The Cape Coast Castle is one of the historic coastal fortresses, where slaves were held before being sent to the American continent and the Caribbean. This country is very welcoming and with a very marked identity. The capital, Accra, is a city that grows at a resounding pace, with great nightlife. The Ghanaian coast is the perfect place to surf and has the Mole National Park where there are wild elephants, spotted hyenas, and Nolan boar.
In this city, the 2019 Rugby World Cup will be held, and it is the gateway to the island of Kyushu. Perhaps one of the most unknown cities of the Japanese country but that is up to the cultural and leisure offer of many others. Its National Museum and its Shinto shrine are two essential places to visit. The food is also one of its main attractions since being next to the coast has a variety of seafood that can be found at the Nagahama fish market. This year the Fukuoka Art Museum will reopen in March, since it was under construction since 2016, according to CNN.
“When we travel we also leave
our comfort zone to
discover and learn from everything
that surrounds us.”
The most famous island is the Isle of Skye. These islands are famous for their white sand dunes, their turquoise waters, their castles, and exuberant mountains. From here comes the Tweed fabric made by the Islanders for centuries. It is estimated that the Callanish rock circle dates back 5,000 years, and it is possible to see it from up close as opposed to Stonehenge. In Islay is the last medieval meeting place of the Lords of the Islands, the Loch Finlaggan.
Grand Canyon (United States)
The Grand Canyon Park celebrates its centenary this year and has one of the most valued natural wonders in the world and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This area has been continuously occupied, being the first human artifacts found approximately 12,000 years ago. In 2017 this park received the visit of more than 6 million people. If you are looking for adventure, it is possible to walk to the bottom of the canyon for several days.
This city offers other things than Tel Aviv. Its narrow streets house numerous craft businesses, painters and jewelers. In 2018 three boutique hotels were opened, The Jaffa, The Setai, and The Drisco. In this city is the first theater company for the deaf and blind of the world, and is the first whiskey distillery in Israel.
The sun, sand, sea, food, culture, and vegetation make Kerala one of the destinations for 2019. Its natural landscapes are unique and paradisiacal. In 2018 they suffered floods. The port city of Kochi is a multicultural place with numerous leisure offers. It is essential to see the traditional dance of Kathakali, made with colorful costumes and masks. Kerala has a nexus of waterways that links the villages of the different regions and can be visited in wooden houseboats. The tea plantations and the Periyar National Park are essential to visit.
This small country located between Austria and Switzerland has numerous castles, museums, and various hiking and cycling routes that make it one of the most striking destinations for the year 2019. This year the principality celebrates its 300th anniversary, and numerous ceremonies and exhibitions will give place in 2019. In May the Liechtenstein Trail will open, with 75-kilometer trails that promise to be a great hiking adventure.
This Mexican city has colorful colonial buildings and markets in its streets that make it special and unique. Its sauce made of chocolate and ground chilies is some of the main culinary recipes that we can find in Oaxaca. The ruins of Mitla are a mandatory stop, and Monte Albán, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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