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 the places are less known as ‘classic’ choices for worldwide travelers. So, here is the list:
1. Casablanca, Morocco
Casablanca became famous globally with a 1942 movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Located in the north of Morocco, it has the largest port and is the biggest city in the area. Casablanca has a very rich history as the city was founded as early as the 7th Century BCE.
It was used as one of the main ports by the Phoenicians and later the Roman Empire. Nowadays, it’s a vibrant and very diverse city of about 3.5 million inhabitants and serves as the main financial and economic center of Morocco and the entire region.
The main points of interest are Hassan II Mosque (the second largest mosque in the world), Medina (old city center with shops and maze-like passages), Corniche, a 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
A modern metropolis, situated on the Mediterranean Sea, Tel Aviv is Israel’s most popular destination for tourists looking for fun, cultural sites, and some great shopping.
Main points of interest include Beautiful beaches, the old town of Jaffa (an ancient Arab town), the Yemenite Quarter (with open market and food places), the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (with works from like 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 coast, under the mountains, it offers skiing and beach experiences in the literary same day. Its streets are full of charm and the city offers great shopping offers, spectacular food and a great deal of historical heritage to visit.
The main points of interest are Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque (dating back to the 19th century), the National Museum of Beirut (the main museum of archaeology in Lebanon), Beirut Art Center (contemporary art space), Downtown Beirut (contemporary high-end shopping and dining), and many more.
4. Mazatlán, Mexico
Mazatlán is situated on the Pacific side of Mexico and it is famous as a lively and romantic spot for all kinds of travelers. Great food, a nice climate, and very friendly locals are a few of the reasons to visit Mazatlán this fall. The main attractions are Archaeological Museum (exhibits from pre-Columbian cultures), Sea Shell City (Sea Shell museum), Plaza Machado (Historical city center with shops and dining), 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 a few: Big Ben (the famous London clock tower), Tower Bridge (the iconic bridge over the river Thames), Buckingham Palace (The home of the Queen) and many many more.
See you there!
Last Updated on November 13, 2022 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com