Hoi An Ancient Town enters the top 50 best destinations in the world in 2019
One city in Vietnam with many famous destinations in Europe and America.
Popular travel magazine Travel and Leisure has just announced 50 best destinations in 2019. The list is based on travel statistics, hotel quality reviews, restaurant launches and routes, new flights. Besides, the magazine is based on the interests of famous people in the world. Here are some destinations in the list:
Hoi An, Vietnam
This year, Hoi An (Quang Nam) is the only representative of Vietnam on this list. This is one of Vietnam’s most beautiful and historic cities. Visitors can enjoy a holiday in a resort next to the beach, go for a walk in the 300 year old town recognized by UNESCO.
News about the upcoming movie “Death on the Nile” adapted from Agatha Christie’s novel creates a new craze for Egyptian tourism. Next spring, the 36-storey tower with views of Old Cairo Square and the Nile also attracts more visitors. Many travel companies are designing a tour combining with cruise on the river, riding a camel and visiting craft villages. The Egyptian Museum is in the process of construction with a total capital of 1.1 billion USD, which also promises to make the country’s tourism boom in the coming years.
Elqui Valley, Chile
The world’s first international sky reserve is located in the Elqui valley with more than a dozen observatories, where scientists and visitors will find spectacular views of the night sky. Visitors can book a trip to Chile’s Elqui Valley to see a total solar eclipse on July 2, 2019. You should visit famous observatories such as Alma and Pangue, camp overnight or explore the famous vineyards, the leading wine distilleries.
Thanks to a mixture of mountain scenery and jungle, Mayan ruins and Indian culture, the country in Central America has attracted more and more visitors since writer Aldous Huxley wrote about it in 1930. Its tourism industry stagnated after the Fuego volcano erupted in June last year, but now the region is recovering.
The city of Matera of Italy is famous for its white Sassi architecture located on limestone hills. The information announced that Matera would be the European Cultural Capital in 2019 four years ago. This is a signal to create a new era, promote the opening of hotels and restaurants. When you come here, do not miss the Casa Noha museum, which will give you an overview of the city before, spend an afternoon at Cook’n Fun at Mary’s restaurant to enjoy traditional dishes. After that, you can walk down the pure white caves and then follow an evening in the new town on the hilltop.
The Northern Territory is known to be rich in historical tradition, culture and wild beauty, attracting many tourists. In addition to the vibrant city of Darwin, the vast rainforest and aboriginal rock art, North Australia also attracts visitors by the rich natural land of Arnhem Land.
Oman is strongly impressed by the contrast. Here, you can walk on the Corniche – a road along the sea and run through Muttrah, connecting Ruwi district to central Muscat. It’s a wonderful experience, when visitors have just strolled, watched the fountains, the white houses nestled in the mountains. Muscat, the Arab jewel is the embodiment of a mix of ancient and modern. These are fortresses, castles, mosques that stand out on the background of majestic natural landscapes with modern breaths.
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
The town has been dubbed the “miraculous villages” because of its natural beauty, rich culture and its history. With a dense forest density, surrounded by spectacular mountains, valleys and traditionally rich culture and ancient buildings, the town has something very unique, very different from other places in Mexico.
Famous for the image of men wearing skirts, Scotland has long attracted tourists not only by natural beauty but also by its distinctive culture. Scotland not only has the shortest street in the world but also owns the highest fence with oak trees that change the leaves’s color by the season. You can admire the seashell house at Anstruther. These simple buildings were transformed into a beautiful cave in the 1840s by an engineer who built Alex with all clamshell walls.
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Sharjah with Abu Dhabi, Dubai, al-Khaimah of Ra, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain and Fujairah are 7 emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). If Abu Dhabi and Dubai are two of the most dynamic cultural centers in the region and most popular by tourists, this year, visitors can explore another part of the UAE, Sharjah. This place is gradually becoming an international art destination. The small emirate has an urban center just 20 minutes drive from Dubai, home to a number of well-preserved UAE heritage buildings and a number of world-class museums.
Singapore has always surprised visitors with the modern architecture and the leading entertainment areas in Asia. This is also a paradise for devotees shopping with many bustling centers. With the interference of major cultures such as China, Malaysia and India, the lion island offers visitors a distinctive appearance with a unique cultural life.
Turquoise Coast, Turkey
The name Turquoise means “turquoise”, just like the color of the offshore water. Turkey’s southwest coast is a little-known gem of the Mediterranean Sea. Sailing is a great way to explore the bay here.