Top 10 Holiday Destinations For 2023
For those of you who are planning a holiday this year, it’s not all doom and gloom, the locations are still very much alive and kicking with many tour operators entering in price wars, there are still good holiday deals to find this year. Below are some of our top picks for 2023.
One could spend a lifetime in Thailand and still find more stuff to do. The northern provinces, particularly the remote Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Mae Hong Son, here you can ride an elephant or raft through spectacular scenery. Immense yourself in one of the oldest civilizations and walk along 3,000 years of history.
Island hoping through the Greek Islands is a unique experience that all should experience at some point in their lives. Scooter around the amazing island of Santorini, eat a Gyros in Paros, laze about in the sun of Ios, what better way to spend summer in Europe.
For those who are after a little bit of everything, South Africa has a little something for everyone – wildlife, history, culture and activity sports. The city of Cape Town makes the perfect place to begin. Not many cities can boast a 1km high mountain that overlook the city, yes Table Mountain with some of the most breathe-taking views on the planet. The Cape Point or Cape of Good Hope, situated at the south-western tip of Africa, is a place well known for treacherous seas where the Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean meet. Take a ferry to Robben Island and walk along nearly 400 years of banishment, exile, isolation and imprisonment. For those looking for excitement – go sky diving or diving with shark. Be sure to enjoy a drink along one of Cape Town’s many sandy white beaches.
Undoubtedly one of the most glorious and unique cities on the planet. A bustling cosmopolitan city, there is so much to see and do. From the infamous Sagrada, this is a giant building was designed by the architect Antonio Gaudi, along with many other treasures such as the amazing Park Guell. Be sure to take a stroll down La Rambus and drink sangria on the beach front.
Everything from shopping, museums, the theatre, restaurants, skyscrapers, parks and did we mention more shopping. Be sure to see Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Grand Central Terminal and the Rockefeller Center, the list goes on!
Nestled between Asia and Europe, Turkey offers a cultural mix to satisfy even the most hardened traveller. Walk on a magic carpet, relax in a Turkish bath, barter for almost anything in the Grand Bazaar, check out a traditional Turkish dance, see the amazing Ephesus and of course Pamukkale, Go balloon riding in Goreme (Cappadocia) – oh the options in Turkey are endless.
The city of Paris, perfect for fine wine and romance. We don’t need to spend to much time talking about Paris, we all know the attractions; Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, Musee du Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre Museum and the Sacré-Coeur. Paris speaks for itself – now go see it!
Leave the cradle of the Northern Hemisphere and go to a place where time seems to almost stand still. The worries of the world will leave you behind as you meet some of the friendliest people the world as to offer. Australia is like no other, from big cities like Sydney to the outback of the Western territory and the sea life of the Great Barrier Reef.
A place that offers a sneak peak into what future cities will look like; a place where Western and Middle Eastern cultures mesh together almost seamlessly. Only in Dubai could a 5 star hotel be built in 2 months and only in Dubai could it be affordable for even the tightest traveller! When it comes to buildings, well the crazier the idea, the more likely it is to be built and that is why Dubai is full of awe inspiring engineering feats.
Sitting at a polar opposite to a beach in the Greek Islands. One of the most vibrant and fastest paced cities in the world (and probably the most expensive). The neon lights of downtown Tokyo will blow your mind, and at the other end of the spectrum The Imperial Palace, several hundred square miles of parks and history are an oasis in one of the most densely populated and congested areas on the planet. Tokyo has an abundance of museums and temples to keep you busy for a week.
That’s our top 10 for 2023. Now that you have seen a taste of what is on offer, you will probably require accommodation. There are many websites that offer great deals on all types of hotels, be sure to check out cheap hotels which has a great selection of 2, 3, 4 and 5 star accommodation.