If you are a traveling person, you should definitely go over the top 10 travel destinations in 2020-21, focused on capitals and major cities. I personally rather travel the beaches but have also been to five of the cities on the list that is following (Berlin, Barcelona, Paris, New York City, and London; still quite a lot to go). I must admit that large cities have their own charm and pulse, so a combination of the sea-side and capitals is what works best for me when planning a journey into a new country.
Traveling is fun to do while learning about different cultures. If you are one who likes to travel the world then here is a list of top 10 travel destinations which you will not want to miss. At number ten is Berlin, Germany. This city is home to modern architecture that is stunning and you will want to capture every detail on camera. There are many places to visit but, a must-see is the Baroque palace. After seeing the sites relax at night with live orchestra music at its finest.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
At number nine is Siem Reap, Cambodia. Siem Reap has been expanding so tourists will have more things to do. There are booming nightclubs, fine restaurants, and even new hotels of all kinds. Close by is the Angkor Archaeological Park that will keep you busy for many hours. When you are all done exploring get ready to work up a sweat dancing the night away to the hopping tunes in any of the local nightclubs.
Barcelona, Spain dances in at number eight. One of the well-known names for chiseling the architecture here was Antoni Gaudi. It can be found all throughout the city and you will be amazed with the details. Another must is the Gothic Quarter known as Barri Gotic. In this area there are buildings from the medieval and Roman eras. You will need lots of memory space on the camera because you will want to share the sites with everyone upon returning home.
Istanbul, Turkey sails in at number seven in the top 10 travel destinations. The great thing about Istanbul is there are so many different cultures which co-exist in harmony in this very city. Occupying the coast of Bosporus Strait it actually straddles Asia and Europe and boasts of many different architecture buildings for everyone to enjoy. Some of the different eras that can be spotted are the Roman, Ottoman, Greek, and Byzantine to name a few. A beautiful place to visit is the Hagia Sophia that is now a museum that originally started out as a church.
Watching the sunset in Marrakesh, Morocco will take your breath away that is why it is the sixth-best place to travel to. While walking around the winding narrow streets not only will you probably get lost in the sites but, the enticing aromas also. In the air, There is the smell of different spices that will make your nose dance. While looking for gifts make sure to stop at the local souks and do some haggling. When you are ready to relax grab a cup of mint tea and grab a seat at the Majorelle Garden.
San Francisco, California
If you are looking for lots of action then the American west coast will keep you busy in San Francisco, California. The city rolls in at number five just like the fog loves rolling in. during the daylight hour’s hop on a cable car. You must surely stop at Aquarium of the Bay and Fisherman’s Wharf for some spectacular sites. Make sure and take a leisurely stroll through the Presidio. Before hitting the clubs catch a bite at Chinatown or one of the restaurants that have a Michelin star.
Many dreams of going to Paris, the capital city of France, and seeing the sites which is why it is at number four. There is plenty to see and some of the top ones are the lovely Eiffel Tower, Louvre, and Notre Dame. A must- do is watching the le monde as it goes by. Instead of trying to stand in the crowded streets locate a small café and sip on a glass of wine as life goes by.
Top 10 travel destinations countdown would be incomplete without the mention of Rome, Italy which stomps in at number three. This city is so big that no matter how long you stay it is just not long enough. There is an art that will blow your mind away, historical sites, and one must not forget the food. If pizza is something you enjoy eating then make sure to grab a piece at Forno’s. It is located in the Capo de’ Fiori. Some of the best strawberries can be found at the street market.
New York City
At number two is the popular New York City, New York. If this is your first time coming to the busy city then some must-sees are the museums, Empire State Building, and the lovely Times Square. Catch one Broadway show at least. Finally, choose a culture like immigrant history and head to the Lower East. There are many hiding rewards that one will be thrilled with.
London, United Kingdom
Finally holding the number one spot in London, United Kingdom. This was the year for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and it was a huge celebration. Considering the celebration is now over there is still a lot to see in this beautiful city. There is the British Museum, the London Eye, and even the Tower of London. There are even peaceful spots where a picnic could be spread out and the scenery just soaked in.
As some would say, the top ten travel destinations comprising of world-famous cities above, for the most part, contains many of the usual suspects. However, you may find that there are a few ‘surprises’.