Best vacation destinations in 2018
Are you going to spend what you get in the lottery on a vacation? Are you going to ask the Magi for some vacation tickets? Are you already thinking about next summer? Whatever your case, or if, simply, you are looking for inspiration for your next year’s trips, here we bring you a list of the best vacation destinations that are trending in 2018. Which one are you going to start with?
If you dream of seeing northern lights, your vacation destination is Finland in winter. The nights in this season are longer and darker than during the rest of the year, so it is the moment when this natural phenomenon can be seen more clearly. In addition, Finns are experts in making the most of snow, so you’ll find endless outdoor activities such as sledding through the woods with huskies, taking a swim in ice water, cruising on an icebreaker or visiting the Santa Claus himself.
With its endless slopes of virgin snow, Switzerland is a paradise for lovers of skiing and, in general, for all those seeking a different winter holiday … and height! Reservations to travel to Switzerland from Spain, according to Rumbo, increased by 24% in 2017, so it can be said that it has become one of the ‘trend destinations’ for next year. You can experience such unusual experiences as traveling the highest suspension bridge in Europe or immerse yourself in a glacier. If you have proposed to overcome the vertigo in 2018, this may be your vacation destination for this year.
For travelers who are thinking of visiting the Asian continent for the first time but are afraid of not defending themselves with language, food or transportation, the first stop on the road should be Singapore. This city-state is one of the safest places in the world, and combines the best of Asia with some western features. English is one of their official languages, so it’s easy to communicate. In addition, the country is very rich in cultures because of the number of foreigners who live and work in it, and this also influences gastronomy, which includes options for all tastes.
Reservations to travel to Morocco increased by 14% this year compared to 2016, and is that more and more Spanish tourists who are left to conquer the cultural offer of this country. April and May are the most recommendable months to visit it: although in summer the temperatures are so high that you just want to visit its beaches, in spring the country can be enjoyed whole, from the mountains to the coast, and from the tranquility of the desert to the effervescent cultural life of their cities.
It will be one of the top vacation destinations in Central America, with an enormous diversity that includes art, beaches of infarction, almost virgin forests, impressive volcanic landscapes and a colonial heritage that is worth exploring from top to bottom. At the moment it is not a saturated place, so you can have the luxury of choosing it and exploring it to your liking, opting for natural paths or discovering indigenous communities or pre-Columbian ruins, to let yourself be carried away by the secrets of tropical forests. A recommendation? We give you two: Granada, the best preserved colonial city, and the vibrant and disorderly Leon.
Reservations to visit Malta increased by 10% in 2017 and this growth is expected to be even higher this year, as its capital, La Valletta, will be the European Capital of Culture. Malta is a destination that can be traveled all year round because its Mediterranean climate offers mild temperatures in any season. But if you really want to disconnect and relax, we recommend doing it at the beginning of autumn: you will have practically guaranteed good weather, you will avoid crowds and you will find, literally, your oasis.
With a mix of cultures and religions out of the ordinary, Malaysia offers plansfor all tastes, from completely immersed in nature to enjoying the lively urban life of its capital, Kuala Lumpur. More and more Spaniards are getting ready to discover this destination, and that is that reservations to visit Malaysia increased 38% in 2017, with respect to the previous year. Summer is one of the best times to visit the country; You will avoid the wet season and you will have enough hours of light to go through it without hurry.
Color, nature and culture merge into a vacation destination of inexhaustible experiences. From the cities to the most rural areas, Peru offers its visitors an unforgettable trip. See large cities such as Lima or Cuzco, do trekking along the Costa Verde, get surprised on the Inca Trail, instagram the Rainbow Mountain, fly over the Nasca lines to discover its famous geoglyphs, one of the biggest enigmas of the world archeology, or to know some of the infinite islands of the country, of great biological wealth.
It will be for ‘La, la, land’, but the city of the stars has become a place of pilgrimage for moviegoers and, lately, also for trend hunters. Reservations to visit Los Angeles have increased by 23% in 2017 with respect to to 2016, especially for long stays (more than five nights) in high season. However, the most recommended time to visit is autumn: you will avoid the heat waves of the summer months, you can enjoy its parks and forests in full leaf change and, in addition, avoid crowds of tourists. If you are one of those waiting for September to enjoy your vacation, Los Angeles can be your vacation destination in 2018.
It has been chosen Gastronomic Capital of 2018, so it will be a good time to get closer to discovering its many charms. Open your appetite by visiting its cathedral, with the most impressive stained glass windows in all of Spain; the amazing Pantheon of San Isidoro, with its crypt, considered the Sistine Chapel of Romanesque art; the work of Antonio Gaudí in the Casa de Botines; the magnificence of the facade of Hostal de San Marcos; the route of the Bernesga or the well-known Barrio Húmedo, an essential place to taste the typical tapas. Gastronomy, Leon knows a lot and tastes good: botillo, cecina, cooked maragato, blood sausage, garlic cod, arriero …
This Dutch town, capital of the province of Friesland, is going to be one of the top vacation destinations of the year because it has been chosen European Capital of Culture 2018. It is the homeland of the spy Mata Hari or the graphic designer Escher, his The coast is a World Heritage Site and its landscape stands out for its numerous channels and lakes (which in winter freeze). The city has prepared more than 60 events that will include exhibitions, music, theater, concerts, opera, landscape art or sports, under the theme of ‘Open Community’. Some events to be highlighted are the exhibitions on Mata Hari and on Escher, in the Fries Museum, the 11 fountains designed by 11 contemporary artists (including Jaume Plensa) or the Royal Deluxe giants parade.
Paradise for lovers of outdoor activities and the best place in the world to discover the seabed, the Philippines has been one of the most reserved vacation destinations in 2017 and, moreover, of those that have grown the most in number of visitors. The country has two seasons, one dry and the other wet; to visit it, the first is recommended, specifically between the months of January and February. Also, in this season you can literally find your oasis. With more than 7,000 islands and 40,000 square kilometers of coral reefs for you, you will find it very easy to find a hole in the sand.