Have you been browsing through Facebook and Instagram and seeing your friends having the time of their lives enjoying a beautiful vacation?
Yes, it’s that time of the year again. It’s the time of the year that’s perfect for vacation! But, you are in your cubicle reading through this article. You see the piles of paper for your pending tasks stacked on top of your table. And now, you check your calendar thinking of when to plan that perfect getaway vacation.
I know the feeling. Looking at your friends’ vacation photos makes you want to grab your luggage and go somewhere to enjoy your kind of vacation.
Do you want to know travel destinations you should probably consider for the rest of your 2019? Let me help you out with a few suggestions. For that perfect vacation that you deserve to take, I have compiled a list of the top five vacation destinations that you should check out.
Here, take a look.
Do you want to go on a vacation but are a little tight on the budget? Then, you should consider Thailand!
Aside from its delicious food, friendly people, and temperate climate, beautiful beaches, and rich wildlife, Thailand is considered by travelers as one of the best destinations because of how budget-friendly it is to get there. Travel is reportedly cheap in Thailand, and it offers a variety of modes of transportation in getting around the city. It also has budget-friendly airlines with direct flights available both to domestic and international airports.
Places to check out: Ayutthaya Historical Park, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Chiang Mai Sunday Night Walking Street, Bo Sang Umbrella Village, Sukhothai Historical Park, Bangkok’s Grand Palace, Khao Yai National Park
Best time to go: Between December and the end of February
Are you looking for an interesting travel destination where you can also enjoy its tasty and unique cuisines? Visit Mexico.
Mexico may be one of the most underrated places to visit. You hear a lot of people talking about the perils of traveling to Mexico. Most of these talks are persuasive and at the same time convincing. However, its many tourist attractions, warm people, and not to mention delicious food, would probably make you want to change your mind.
Mexico is home to many delicious dishes in the world. And yes, it’s not just the tacos! It offers a varied list of cuisine choices. You’ll have different options for meat, seafood, local delicacies, and so much more. Believe me. You will never run short of food choices to make. While staying there, you should check out some of their local restaurants that are increasingly getting attention worldwide.
Places to check out: SCOLA Cessa, Condimento Restaurante, Sonora Grill Insurgentes, Eloise, Playa Del Carmen, Tulum, Teotihuacan, Chichen Itza, Copper Canyon, Palenque, El Arco, Cozumel, Cenote Dos Ojos, Isla Mujeres
Best time to go: During the dry season between December and April
Rich in towering skyscrapers and street bazaars, Hong Kong is one of the places that you should consider checking out if you are more of a night owl.
If you like looking at city lights in the evening while taking a sip of that relaxing wine, it is undoubtedly the place to be. Hong Kong is also becoming one of the world’s shopping capitals. You can shop in high-end brands like Gucci and Chanel there and at the same time enjoy affordable bargains in its popular street markets. Most people go to Hong Kong to check out rare finds for antiques and souvenir items.
Aside from that, Hong Kong is also the right choice for hiking and exploring nature. The place offers a relaxing ambiance of greenery that is best for hiking trails while enjoying the fresh air and the beautiful view of the sea and the city.
Places to check out: The Victoria Harbor, Tim Ho Wan, Ladies’ Market, Temple Street Night Market, Lan Kwai Fong, Tsim Sha Tsui, Cheung Chau, Lamma or Lantau
Best time to go: From July through early September
Are you the type who enjoys visiting scenic countrysides? Then, you can never go wrong with Kenya.
Kenya is the home of some UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Lamu Old Town, Fort Jesus, Kenya Lake Systems, and others. Thus, it will never come as a surprise why it offers an excellent and scenic view of the countryside. Whether you plan to hike, run, or drive, it is one of the best places where you can get to enjoy the beautiful view of farms, rainforests, deserts, and lakes
Aside from that, Kenya offers you an experience to get closer with the wildlife. One of the activities that you can do while staying in Kenya for a vacation is visiting elephants in conservancies, watching the wildebeest migration, and seeing lions, buffaloes and leopards live in action.
Places to check out: Mount Kenya National Park, Lamu Island, Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Lake Turkana National Parks, Hell’s Gate National Park, Masai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Reserve, Lake Nakuru.
Best time to go: From June to October
Brazil holds the record for wildlife and biodiversity. With its 62 national parks and hundreds of conservation areas, this place is the best place for lovers of nature and adventure. The Amazon River and Rainforest is one of the country’s most famous attractions.
Aside from the wildlife, you should visit Brazil for its beautiful beaches! With its stunning shoreline and turquoise-colored water, a trip to Brazil’s beaches is one of the things you should have in mind while you are spending your vacation there.
Places to check out: Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls, Brasilia’s Modernist Architecture, Salvador’s Pelourinho, Mount Roraima, Pantanal, Copacabana Beach, São Paulo, Pernambuco Beaches
Best time to go: November to March
Are you inspired to travel yet?
I hope you are. It’s the perfect time to take a break from work and enjoy the much-needed vacation that you deserve.
But, are you too busy to plan for your own vacation? Or, are you worried that you will leave so much work behind by taking a short pause from work?
Then, hiring the services of a virtual personal assistant might the solution for you.
With a virtual personal assistant, you will have someone to plan your perfect trip for you. You will not have to spend so much time on researching for your travel destination, booking for your flights and accommodations, and preparing for your itinerary because your virtual personal assistant can do it for you.
Aside from that, you will never have to worry about leaving some work behind. While taking a vacation, you can delegate the task to your virtual personal assistant and let her do the work for you.
Hiring for the services of a virtual personal assistant is the best solution to a guilt-free vacation.
Karstine Mae Sanchez is a content marketer at OkayRelax. She loves writing content on business and work management, food and nutrition, and travel lifestyle. When she is not busy, you can find her at the beach, exploring different islands, seeing beautiful waves and walking in the sand.