It’s 2019, and one of your resolutions for the new year should be to get out and travel. Seeing the world is relaxing, education, and a great bonding experience with loved ones. There are a million places in the world I bet you’ve never seen, and now is the time to get out there and explore. The only question is, where to begin?
Georgia itself is gorgeous and a constant popular travel destination for many around the world. Places like Savannah, Georgia’s oldest city, provide tourists with a beautiful, historical experience. However, real travelers know that the real reason to explore is for the delicious food! Atlanta is becoming a culinary staple of America and 2019 is a great year to try out some of the new restaurants opening in the downtown area. Travel the Beltline by bicycle to work off the extra calories when finished. With the Atlanta real estate so good, you’ll wonder why you’re not buying a house and moving there for good.
Get that European feel without leaving the continent by visiting the stunning city of Montreal. Whether you choose to speak English the entire visit, or want to brush up on some French to communicate with the locals, the residents of Montreal will welcome you without judgement. Take a bike ride around the waterfront or enjoy the view from the Montreal Observation Wheel, “La Grande Roue de Montréal,” but don’t forget to stop at a local vendor for some classic Canadian poutine. With so much to see, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, so make sure to take time to relax in one of their Scandinavian spas for some hydrotherapy. Your body and mind will thank you when you return home refreshed and reinvigorated.
Thirty years after the collapse of the Berlin wall, this year is the perfect time to visit this reunified city and take part in the celebration of this historical event. If you’re looking for an educational journey, this is the perfect place to visit for lectures and historical tours explaining the significance of the infamous wall and the way it has affected the way we view Berlin and the events that took place to make it the diverse place it is today. Amidst all the culture, don’t forget to enjoy one of Berlin’s many vegan and vegetarian restaurants for some delicious local cuisine.
The Grand Canyon
Even if you’ve already been to the Grand Canyon, 2019 is the year to visit and should not be missed. The Canyon will be celebrating its centennial this year, a milestone that will bring in many events for tourists to enjoy. A full calendar can be viewed here, and there is something exciting to accommodate visits during any time of the year. New adventures are being created by many tour groups this year, so you will have the opportunity to explore some of the less-visited yet gorgeous areas of this natural wonder.
The beautiful, ancient land of Israel is stepping into the modern age with a plethora of new technologies and businesses. Just last year, they opened their high-speed train, which will soon connect Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in under 30 minutes. Spas, boutiques, and hotels are opening up everywhere and airlines are beginning to offer daily direct flights to encourage tourism in Israel’s quickly-growing cities, such as Tel Aviv. Take a trip to the Dead Sea and experience a relaxing beach trip unlike any you’ve had before.