So the weather here in good old blighty can’t seem to make up its mind, one week its abnormally warm and the following week we’re threatened with storms and snow. Therefore we’re taking matters into our own hands and booking a much needed holiday filled with constant sunshine. And we recommend you treat yourself to the same. But don’t just opt for your usual getaway spot. Instead we challenge you to travel somewhere completely new. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie in need of an action-packed holiday or you’re more of a beach bum and prefer a week of relaxation, we’ve got you covered. Here we highlight the 5 best holiday destinations for 2019, and they all have one thing in common – great food!
Mexico – Steadily gaining popularity, Puebla in Mexico is famed for its fine architecture and historical sites including its numerous cathedrals. Home to a number of museums, such as the Amparo and the International Baroque, the city is also loved by foodies for its amazing traditional cuisine which can be explored via a street food tour. Known as “the city of angels” and located two hours from Mexico city, Puebla is a must-visit even just for its Instagram worthy views, which are stunning to sat the least.
Turkey – One of the best ways to explore this beautiful country with its picturesque scenery is via a luxury cruise. Opt for a week long cruise, with Turkey Luxury Gulets and tailor make an itinerary filled with unforgettable memories. Sail to the culturally rich town of Bodrum and the exotic islands of Çökertme and Cleopatra. Explore ancient ruins, go paragliding, and spend some downtime on secluded beaches and bays such as Göcek or Gemiler island. End your days with an evening spent indulging in luxurious dinners all while soaking in the tranquil sunsets.
Ghana – With so much to see and do, Ghana is one of West Africa’s top holiday destinations. Stay in the vibrant city of Accra and immerse yourself in the culture. For a thrilling day of adventure, head to the National Museum of Ghana, Osu Castle and take in the sights at the Kawme Nkrumah Memorial park. After a day of sightseeing, take a well deserved break at Bojo Beach and sample any of the numerous gourmet restaurants on offer.
New Zealand – Often left off world maps, New Zealand musn’t be overlooked, especially if you want a fast paced holiday with amazing nightlife. With no shortage of mountains, forests and beaches, tour this amazing country with a calorie burning hike. Alternatively go canoeing, or mountain biking and be sure to spend a day visiting the canyons via a speedboat. Want more action? Experience the thrill of white-water rafting and bungee jumping. And for a brilliant night out with great bars and clubs, Queenstown is the best spot.
Hawaii – Home to eight islands, Hawaii’s four major islands – Maui, the Big island, Oahu, and Kauai are the most popular and offer an abundance of resort options with all-inclusive packages. With all four islands promising a holiday to remember, the deciding factor as to which island to visit, really depends on your family requirements. With a varied terrain, from active volcanoes, to rain-forests, snow-capped mountains and golden sandy beaches, Hawaii is undeniably paradise on earth.