Top 10 Tourist Destinations for 2015

Top 10 Tourist Destinations for 2015

Happy New Year! It’s that time of year to start planning a holiday and here are some suggestions of the best places to go in 2015.

1. Tunisia

Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Sidi Bou Said, Tunis – photo credit: Mohammad Usaid Assadi

As an all year round destination Tunisia is popular and is also a cheap place to take a vacation. From sandy beaches to ancient Roman sites you can combine a mixture of culture and relaxation in Tunisia.

2. Shanghai

Pudong, Shanghai, China

Pudong, Shanghai, China

China’s major coastal city is a top destination in 2015. Be adventurous with the street food and enjoy city life in this bustling metropolis. River trips are memorable here as is exploring the historic Bund.

3. Bali

Gapura in Gilimanuk, Bali, Indonesia

Gapura in Gilimanuk, Bali

One of the top destinations in Asia, Bali is renowned for its beaches and beautiful landscapes. You’ll also find some amazing spas here which are perfect for a relaxing break.

4. Portugal

Houses in Porto, Portugal

Houses in Porto, Portugal

There are historic cities and a dramatic coastline in Portugal making it a good year round destination for a holiday. The golf courses are a big attraction as well, and more budget airlines are flying to Portugal making it a good value destination.

5. Romania

Peles Castle, Romania

Peles Castle, Romania

Romania is famous for the Carpathian Mountains and Black Sea resorts making it popular throughout the year. You’ll find traditional villages and even a hint of Dracula in Transylvania so why not come and see what the country has to offer.

6. South Africa

Beach in Cape Town, South Africa

Beach in Cape Town, South Africa

From safari parks to a magnificent coastline, South Africa is a popular destination and is a great place for a winter holiday. There’s wine tasting too, as well as diving with sharks and visiting historic battlefields at Rourke’s Drift.

7. Samoa

Beach hut, Samoa

Beach hut, Samoa

For a taste of paradise the island of Samoa is a dream destination in the Pacific. Explore markets and taste the delicious street food in Apia. The beaches are renowned and are perfect for a relaxing holiday.

8. Uruguay

Punta del Este

Punta del Este, Uruguay – photo credit: Boris G

Uruguay is cheaper than many other South American countries and is underrated. It has some lovely beaches and a chilled out capital in Montevideo. You can also visit the meat factory museum in Fray Bentos or ride out with gauchos on the Pampas.

9. Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei City, Taiwan

Taiwan is often overlooked in favour of other Asian countries but there’s a lot to see on this island. There’s Taipei to explore which is cheaper than Hong Kong. Taiwan also has beautiful national parks and forests, and rail passes are good value here.

10. Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso, Africa

If an exotic holiday to West Africa appeals then take a look at Burkina Faso. This little known country has some excellent places to see wildlife and opportunities to meet the locals. There’s the desert region of the Sahel and some amazing rock formations, not to mention a warm welcome to the country.

Wherever you choose to go on holiday, these top spots for 2015 have a lot to tempt visitors into travelling somewhere different this year.

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So, what about you? Which tourist destinations that are in your bucket list?

2 Comments

    • Sanjana,

      For sure – I also hope to visit one or two soon 🙂

      Thanks for dropping by!

      Reply

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