Top five places to visit around the world

Agios Nikolaos, Greece

Tired of America? Ready to plan a vacation? Here’s a list of the best places in the world to visit with some of their main attractions. 

Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa

Where diversity meets wildlife, it has a little bit of everything to offer its visitors, from the subtropical woodlands to tons of cool animals. There’s never a dull moment. Before you leave, be sure to stop by Table Mountain, which is a huge, flat black mass of sandstone that rises about 3,500 feet into the air.

Melbourne, Australia

Australia   Or Also known as, “The Land Down Under.” 

The Economist Intelligence Unit voted this wonderful place 2019’s best place to live, so of course it made this list. Now would be a great time to visit, spending-wise with the weakening of the Aussie dollar. There are beaches, mountains, theme parks, vineyards and unforgettable wildlife. After visiting the 12 Apostles, you have to hop on over to Kangaroo Island.

Best place to stay: anywhere in Melbourne.

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Thailand 

The place to visit for exotic cuisine, vibrant culture and utopian resorts. With its recent rise in health and wellness resorts, you’ll be sure to relax, relate and release. Thailand offers places where you can detox, refuel with yoga and enjoy so many other special health and wellness treatments. 

Greece Greece offers many things for visitors to do, but the devastatingly beautiful and breath-taking views are what makes this trip worth the while. The best times to visit are in June, July and August; that’s when it has the finest produce and is less crowded. After you tour The Acropolis, climb Mt. Olympus, uncover Lake Plastira, admire the architecture in Santorini, visit The Delphi, explore the Samaria Gorge, go spelunking at Melissani Cave, marvel at The Corinth Canal, and relax on Balos Beach.

Venice, Italy

Italy  

Italy is a country full of history, food, art, architecture and music. Its culture, charming villages, sacred sites and most of all, the stunning scenery everywhere you go will make you fall in love. From the streets being made of water in Venice to The Colosseum in Rome, Italy is one place you’ll want to experience and never forget. Oh, and the pasta dishes are to die for.

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