Thinking about where to head next? These are 10 of my personally recommended best places to visit in the world. I’m a huge foodie, culture lover, and beach bum – add in centuries of history and it’s on this list!
10) Siem Reap, Cambodia
What I love: ruins, exotic street food (like tarantulas, caterpillars, and crickets), riding asian elephants towards Angkor Wat during sunset
See: Siem Reap Hotels
9) Havana, Cuba
What I love: locals’ perception of communism and Che Guevara, time traveling back to the 50s, beaches of Varadero
8) Amsterdam, Netherlands
What I love: the liberal, open, and tolerant culture, Amsterdam canals, DJs and deep house/techno festivals
See: Amsterdam Hotels
7) San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
What I love: proximity to Masaya active volcano (lava pictured above), surf-friendly beaches, not as commercialized or touristy as Costa Rica
What I love: crystal clear water in the flattest country on earth, swimming with dolphins outside your bungalow, 110% stress free
5) Ibiza, Spain
What I love: party capital of the world, mega-clubs, beach clubs, and the best DJs, sunsets in San Antonio
See: Ibiza Hotels
4) Cusco, Peru
What I love: exploring ancient Incan ruins, local delicacies like cuy (guinea pig) and alpaca, selfies with llamas
See: Cusco Hotels
3) Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
What I love: thai food, gorgeous beaches, and proximity to Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan (must experience once in a lifetime in your 20s or earlier)
2) Cape Town, South Africa
What I love: hiking towards the high African sky (I swear, the sky in South Africa is so much higher than New York), Bo-Kaap, eating biltong (YUM), and wine tasting!
See: Cape Town Hotels
What I love: the foods of each region, history of the Renaissance and Roman Empire, the VERY laid-back culture (especially in the south). The picture above is from hiking to Vernazza, Cinque Terre. The diversity of things to do, places to see, and foods to eat, make it the best place to visit in the world for anyone traveling or on vacation. I need to write an entire post about why Italy is my favorite country!
What are your top 10 favorite destinations? Let me know in the comments below!
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