The five destinations listed and described below are trending globally and bookings for these places are going through the roof. Except for London, which is well known and is topping any destination list for decades, the rest of places are less known as ‘classic’ choice for world wide travelers. So, here is the list:
1. Casablanca, Morocco
Casablanca became famous globally with 1942 movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Located in the north of Morocco, it has largest port and it is the biggest city in the area. Casablanca has very rich history as city was founded as early as 7th Century BCE. It was used as one of the main ports by Phoenicians and later Roman Empire. Nowadays, it’s a vibrant and very diverse city of about 3.5 million inhabitants and serves as main financial and economic center of Morocco and entire region.
Main points of interest are: Hassan II Mosque (second largest mosque in the world), Medina (old city center with shops and maze like passages), Corniche, coastal area with beachfront hotels and restaurants, Cathedral du Sacre Coeur (early 20th century cathedral), Central Market (must see for tourist and shoppers) and many more.
2. Tel Aviv, Israel
Modern metropolis, situated on Mediterranean Sea, Tel Aviv is Israel’s most popular destination for tourists looking for fun, cultural sites and some great shopping.
Main points of interests include: Beautiful beaches, old town of Jaffa (ancient Arab town), Yemenite Quarter (with open market and food places), Tel Aviv Museum of Art (with works from like of Degas, Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, Jackson Pollock and many more), Eretz Israel Museum (science, ethnography, and folklore museum with planetarium) and many others.
3. Beirut, Lebanon
Named ‘Paris of the Middle East’, Beirut is truly an amazing city. Located on the Mediterranean cost, under the mountains, it offers skiing and beach experience in literary same day. Its streets are full of charm and city offers great shopping offers, spectacular food and great deal of historical heritage to visit.
Main points of interest are: Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque (dating back to 19th century), National Museum of Beirut (main museum of archaeology in Lebanon), Beirtu Art Center (contemporary art space), Downtown Beirut (contemporary high end shopping and dinning) and many more.
4. Mazatlán, Mexico
Mazatlán is situated on a Pacific side of Mexico and it is famous for lively and romantic spot for all kinds of travelers. Great food, nice climate and very friendly locals are few of the reasons to visit Mazatlán this fall. Main attractions are: Archaeological Museum (exhibits from pre-Columbian cultures), Sea Shell City (Sea Shell museum), Plaza Machado (Historical city center with shops and dinning) and plenty more.
5. London, United Kingdom
There is not much to be said about London that people already don’t know, but whoever visited it once, will always come back for more. There is so much to be seen and places to visit that list will be endless, but to highlight few: The Big Ben (famous London clock tower), Tower Bridge (iconic bridge over river Thames), Buckingham Palace (The home of the Queen) and many many more.
See you there!