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Which Are The Best places in The World For Holidaymakers

Updated on October 19, 2015

Some of the best travel destinations in the world

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Panaromic view of old parts of Corfu city, Greece


We all want to have fun after some busy work schedules. Holidays give us opportunities to have that free time where we can plan our own activities without any interruptions. We love ourselves and we extend this love to our friends, children, neighbors or even workmates. We should therefore get the very best this world has to offer during holidays. In this article, I will identify some of the best places which will offer you the best value for your money. Places which will help you cool down your nerves; forget the pressures of work place and the troubles which come with them.

Niagara falls Hornblower cruise


1. Niagara Falls

These are three collective waterfalls which are located in USA and Canada along river Niagara. The three waterfalls are Horseshoe Falls, American falls and Bridal veil falls. The American and Bridal Veil Falls lie on the American side while the greater part of Horseshoe Falls lies in Canada. They are one of the greatest attraction in the world.

At the Niagara Falls, you will have that unique opportunity to ride a Hornblower Niagara cruise on the Canadian side. These jet boats will offer you a thrill of a lifetime. You can also enjoy a ride of Catamaran.

Enjoying the ride of Hornblower Niagara Cruise is not the only thing that Niagara falls offer. You can also enjoy playing golf at Niagara Falls golf courses. You also have an opportunity to visit and participate in fun activities like Niagara Falls fireworks, spa and sightseeing tour. Other great entertainment spots near Niagara Falls include; Royal George Theatre, Breakfast club and cave of the wind tours. On the American side, you have the opportunity to visit Niagara Falls state park which according to historians is Americas oldest state park. At this park, visitors have the opportunity to view various marine animals including penguin and sharks.

The Forbidden city, China


2. The Forbidden City

This was a Chinese emperor city. In the 15th Century, only a few people were allowed in by the emperors. The city housed Chinese emperors only. It covers an area of 180 acres. The city had almost 10,000 rooms for 24 emperors. You will enter the city through its Meridian gate. Major attractions in the Forbidden City include; Beijing palace museum, hall of supreme Harmony, hall of preserved harmony, palace of heavenly purity among others.

Dumbo The Flying Elephant at Disneyland park


3. Disneyland Park

Disneyland Park is situated in California a state in United States of America. The park was created by Walt Disney in year 1955. The environment in this place will enable you forget all the troubles and struggles of modern life. It is one of the few parts of the world where your dreams and imaginations can be real. Dumbo the flying elephants or even pirate serenade.

Major tourist attractions at Disneyland include;

Autopia – Specially designed vehicles are driven through by patrons

Space mountain – These are space themed roller coaster

Astro orbiter

Snow White’s scary adventures

Disneyland railroad-

Lotte World in Seoul, South Korea


Siem Reap, Cambodia


5. Siem Reap

Siem Reap is a city in northwestern Cambodia. At Siem Reap, you will have the unique opportunity to view various ancient monuments and statutes. They include the ancient temples of Angkor; Wat and Thom. Angkor Wat means Temple city and is the largest religious monument in the whole world. It offers one of the world’s most famous architecture. Many have classified this temple as one of the greatest wonders of the world. At Siem Reap, you will also have that unique opportunity to be massaged by fish. Fish massage involves the removal of worn out or dead skin by small fish.

A double decker living bridge in Meghalaya, India


The Chadar trek, India


6. The Chadar Frozen river trek in India

In Chadar, you will have that rare opportunity to walk over the surface of this frozen river during the winter. The region offers one of the world’s breathtaking sites. It has steep mountains. In order to access the remote villages in the area during winter, travelers prefer using the Frozen river trek.

In India also, you have the opportunity to see and walk over a bridge made of living roots in the Indian State of Meghalaya. These are the aerial roots of living Banyan fig tree. The longest living bridge cuts across a distance of over 50 meters.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France


7. The Eiffel tower in Paris, France

It is one of the longest towers in the world with a height of 324 meters. It was constructed and erected in 1889. It was named after Akexandre Gustave Eiffel the Engineer who designed it. Eiffel tower has three levels. Restaurants for visitors are in the first and second levels while a platform for observation is in the towers third level. The construction of Eiffel tower took two years, two months and five days. About 250 million visitors from all over the world have visited the tower since it was opened in 1889.This makes it one of the most visited monument in the world. Also in France, you will have the opportunity to enjoy Seine river cruises. This way you will get to know Paris city on a boat. The banks of river Seine have been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.

The Tower of London, England


8. Tate modern Gallery in London

It is one of the most visited galleries in the world. The building itself is designed in a very attractive manner. Also in London, you will have the opportunity to see the popular tower of London which is a historic castle located on the North bank of river Thames. The tower is protected by UNESCO as World heritage site.

9. The Great Pyramids of Egypt

They are found in Egypt, a country in North Africa. They are one of the major tourist attraction sites in the world. The pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three great pyramids. The great pyramids are one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The construction of the great pyramids of Egypt remains one of the world’s greatest mysteries. The materials used in the construction of The pyramid of Giza weigh 6.5 million tons.

10. Santorini Greece

It is an Island in the Aegean Sea in Greece. It is a crown jewel of Greece which was created as a result of volcanic eruption. The Island has some fantastic molten dyed beaches which offer the world’s most romantic destination. It also offers some of the world’s most fantastic sceneries. The hotels and restaurants in Santorini offer fantastic services to visitors. They include the popular Aqua Vista Hotels. At Santorini, you will have the opportunity to bathe in of the hot water springs.

Streets of Firostefani, Santorini island (Thira), Greece



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      Vladimir Karas 2 years ago from Canada

      You picked some really fabulous locations. I could easily see myself having a great time at each of them.