Popular International Destinations
Planning for a vacation but not able to decide where to head? The number of tourists travelling overseas has increased ten folds in recent years with the growth expected to rise in the coming years. These are some of the most popular international destinations you should consider for your next getaway.
Welcome to the “City Of Love” Paris, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations for couples and newlyweds. You’ll be left spellbound seeing the old school architecture and the classic charm this city has to offer.
Places To Visit:
The Eiffel Tower, well it needs no introduction, search for Paris and Eiffel Tower is the first thing shown. Albeit, no trip is complete to Paris without visiting Eiffel Tower.
The Notre-Dame Cathedral, It is one of the grandest of the Cathedrals ever built and is seen as an Icon.
Paris is also famous for its coffee shops, what a better way to spend mornings in Paris by savouring some hot espresso along with churros and pretzels.
Best Time To Visit: May to October.
Other Popular Places to visit Louvre Museum, Arc Of Triumph, Seine Cruise, Montmartre, Palace of Versailles, Luxembourg park, Moulin Rouge.
If you have a keen liking for history and historical monuments then be sure to add Istanbul to the list of the places you want to travel to.
Places to visit in Istanbul
One of the most cherished landmarks in Istanbul is the Aya Sofya(Hagia Sophia), earlier a place of worship this place has now been converted into a museum. This place speaks of history and the rich lineage of Istanbul and the Ottoman Empire.
The abode to the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire is palace Topkapi (Topkapi Sarayi) where they ruled over their supremacy up till 19th century. The complete palace is a piece of art featuring Islamic artwork, hand-painted tile work, beautifully decorated rooms and courtyards.
There are many complexes in the palace to be explored like the Harem, Second Court, Palace Kitchens, Imperial Council Chamber and the Sacred Safe Keeping Room.
Don’t forget to go on a Hot air balloon ride and experience the majesty of Istanbul from thousands of feet above the ground.
Other popular places to visit: Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Hippodrome, Istanbul Archaeology Musuem, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace.
Best Time To Visit: April to May and September to November
Also called the “Golden City” Prague is one of the most famous destinations to visit in Europe and is visited by tens of thousands of visitors every year.
Known for its Old Town Square, Prague “The City Of A Hundred Spires” is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Prague is indeed a very beautiful city having a rich historical background. Take a stroll at the famous Charles Bridge, visit the St. Nicholas Church and don’t forget the astronomical clock at the town hall.
Best Time To Visit: Both summer and winters are an ideal time to visit the Golden City.
London, the capital city of The United Kingdom is ranked as the most visited, innovative, sustainable, most desirable, and one of the most powerful cities in the World.
If you have an eye for classics with a modern punch then London should be your to be travel destination. Being one of the most-visited city and having one of the world’s busiest airport London will surely leave you awestruck as to how a city could be so much diverse while remaining beautiful in and out.
Places To Visit
Buckingham Palace Tour
The official residence of the monarch of London, Queen Elizabeth II. Experience the grandness of the Castle, the charm and the classic British Lineage. Soak up in the architecture, embrace the beauty of the palace.
The Palace is open to visitors from 20th July to 29th of September.
Coca-Cola London Eye
The World’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, the London Eye is an engineering marvel and a global icon. Situated near the River Thames opposite Big Ben and the House of parliaments, London eye offers a breathtaking view of the city. Get into one of the 32 glass capsules and experience the beauty of London from a height of 135 metres above the ground.
Warner Bros Studio - The Making Of Harry Potter
Harry Potter needs no formal introduction, the World’s renowned potter franchise’s movies were shot in various parts of the UK.
Highlights Of the Warner Bros Studio
Get a chance to see the Flying Car, Knight Bus and drink butterbeer, experience the elegance of exquisite sets like the Diagon Alley, Hogwarts & the Great Hall. See the actual props, sets and costumes used in the movies.
Other popular must-visit places in The UK are Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Thames River Cruise, Tower of London, Windsor Castle, St Paul’s Cathedral and Kensington Palace.
Best Time To Visit: March to May and late springs along with summers is also an ideal time.
When we speak of Rome we think about the Roman Gladiators, Collesuem, but there is so much more to experience in Rome.
This city has so many stories to tell, experience the historical Roman architecture, St. Peter’s Basilica in the city of Vatican, the almighty Colosseum, the famous Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps.
You can even plan a short trip to Tuscany famous for its vineyards and the classic icon THe Leaning Tower of Pisa.
If you love food and are a foodie do go on the heritage food walk away from the hustle and bustle of crowded tourist spots and relish on some exquisite culinary Roman delicacies.
Best Time To Visit: The months of April to June and September to October.
Over time Amsterdam has gone on to become one of the World’s most popular tourist destinations. For the overwhelming number of canals here in the city, it is also referred to as the “Venice of North”.
If you are art an art appreciator then the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is your place to be. You would be surprised to know the footfall this place experiences, over 1.5 million people visit this museum annually. At the there are 500 drawing, 700 letters and over 200 paintings on display of the famous artist.
If you want to just relax and rejuvenate away from the crowded tourists' spots then Begijnhof is the place for you. Primarily a group of historical building this site constitutes of two churches being the English Reformed Church and the Catholic Houten Huys. There is also a serene secluded garden to enjoy some peaceful time.
Other popular places to see in Amsterdam are EYE-FIlm Museum, Flower Market, Red Light District, Bike City, Canal Belt, Keukenhof, Efteling Park, Anne Frank House and The Rozentheater.
Best Time to Visit: April To May and September to November
A very popular city Bangkok experiences heavy footfall of tourists all year round, it is the most visited destination in the World.
Places To Visit
Wat Pho Reclining Budha is a must-visit place for anyone travelling to Bangkok. Home to the Reclining Budha, the Budha statue is completely covered in gold leaf. Inside the temple, one can buy coins for the 108 bowls kept on the way into the temple.
At the temple, you can also receive a traditional Thai Massage.
Visit the Grand Palace, earlier the abode to the King. The palace is huge and grand, experience the royalty of the place by visiting it.
Beware of the scams, many conmen try to con the tourists since it being one of the most visited tourist places.
Other popular places to see are Chatuchak Market, Taking a Sky Train ride, Boat trip along Chao Phraya River, Shopping at Siam Paragon, Bangkok National Museum, Evening at NANA Plaza, Chinatown and Dusit Zoo.
Best Time To Visit: November to December