The island nation of Cuba has long been a popular tourist destination, despite its somewhat checkered past and communist rule. Situated in the northern Caribbean, Cuba has hot weather throughout the year, while its driest months are over the winter. Known for its gorgeous white beaches, cigars, colonial architecture, and 1950’s era cars, Cuba has many things to see and do if you like to keep busy, or just sit back and enjoy the ambiance if you’re looking for relaxation. Whatever you prefer, our list of top 10 things to do in Cuba will give you the highlights of this island nation.
Hungary’s capital, Budapest, is a vibrant and bustling city set on the River Danube. Full of majestic architecture, and brimming with culture, this is one of the most visited cities in Europe and is frequently ranked as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Budapest is a very popular short break destination, but to really be able to get the full flavor of this wonderful city, you’ll need to stay for longer. Whether you’re here for a weekend or a week, narrowing down your choices of what to do in Budapest can be tricky with so many delightful sights to see, that’s why we’ve put together a list of our top 10 things to do in the capital of Hungary.
Bilbao is an inviting blend of striking architecture, surrounded by green hills and beautiful countryside. Known for its wonderful Basque cuisine and ample culture, this city in Northern Spain is far more than just the home of the Guggenheim. Whether you’re a fan of modern architecture of the more traditional styles, Bilbao features both. The city’s cooler climate makes this a great place to visit in the summer months, when many other Spanish cities are sweltering, but be prepared for rainfall at any time of the year. If you’re planning a visit, here are our recommended top 10 things to do in Bilbao.
While by no means as large or as bustling as many of Europe’s capital cities, Helsinki’s small-town feel makes this an appealing and desirable destination with a great selection of tourist attractions. Its melting pot of architecture spans many centuries, and there is plenty of culture whether you enjoy the arts or simply socializing with the locals. Sitting on the shores of the Gulf of Finland, Helsinki, known as The Daughter of the Baltic, also enjoys an enviable coastal location, and, being the capital of Finland, is well connected to the rest of the country and to Europe. If you’re planning a visit to Helsinki, here are the top 10 attractions that you won’t want to miss.
An inviting blend of traditional and modern, Copenhagen is a fun city that has something for everyone. The capital of Denmark and largest city in the country, Copenhagen is large yet still wonderfully small. It frequently tops the ranks of most livable cities in the world and for visitors it provides plenty of culture including world-class museums. There are colorful traditional buildings all over, while its palaces and castles add grandeur and striking architecture. Read on to find out our recommendations for the top 10 things to do in Copenhagen.
The capital of the island of Sicily, Palermo is the fifth largest city in Italy, and, like many of its Italian counterparts, it is steeped in history, culture, and architecture. At over 2,700 years old Palermo is a city you will want to visit to experience its history, but it is also a great destination for lovers of gastronomy, and it’s graced with an excellent Mediterranean climate. Full of beautiful landmarks, the only problem you will have when visiting Palermo, is having enough time to see everything. To help you along, we have compiled a list of the top 10 things to do in Palermo.
Tokyo is a huge and bustling tourist destination that attracts visitors from all over the world who want to experience the sights and sounds of Japan’s capital city. Ranked first for “Best Overall Experience” by TripAdvisor in 2014, Tokyo offers a wealth of attractions whatever you enjoy doing. When you visit Tokyo you can be assured of a friendly welcome as well as excellent nightlife and retail experiences, and, on the historical side of things there are also some great opportunities to step back in time.
Tokyo is a place where you find a new experience around every corner. It’s a fast and furious mix of style, culture and quirkiness. Gaze in admiration or take a step back in time walking along cobbled streets. Immerse yourself in pop culture, sit back and enjoy the delicious cuisine that’s on offer or get some serious retail therapy in one of its malls. There are a myriad of different things to do in Tokyo but if you’re still looking for inspiration we’ve put together a list of our top 10 Tokyo attractions.
Sicily is an incredibly beautiful island off the coast of Italy. It’s situated in the central Mediterranean Sea and is the Med’s largest island. Arguably most famous for being the home of one of the most active volcanoes in the world, Mount Etna, Sicily is also graced with fabulous beaches, quaint towns, attractive scenery, history and culture and mouthwatering cuisine.
You’re never going to be short of things to do in Sicily. This incredibly beautiful island is filled with eye catching scenery and has a fascinating history. Spend time relaxing on the beach, admire the historic architecture or climb amidst volcanoes, and after a day of exploring, relish the tasty Sicilian cuisine. If you’re looking for ideas about what to do, here’s our list of the top ten Sicily attractions.
The island of Rhodes is located south east of Athens, off the Anatolian coast of Turkey. It’s the largest of all of the Dodecanese islands and a hugely popular tourist destination, with its pristine beaches and historic sites. The island’s capital is the town of Rhodes which is home to ample beautiful architecture in its Old Town, which has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Visit the island of Rhodes for your vacation and you’re never going to be bored! Eat at a beachside restaurant, participate in some water sports or take in the vast history of this island paradise. There is never a shortage of things to do in Rhodes. You can take a stroll along the beach in the evening or wander among the architectural discoveries at the Acropolis of Lindos. It’s truly a place where all the modern traveler conveniences lie side by side with amazing history and culture around every corner.
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and is a hugely popular tourist destination, with around five million visitors each and every year, making it one of the most visited destinations in Spain. Although part of Spain, the Canary Islands has its own government which is housed partly in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of Tenerife, and partly in Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria.
Whether you’re vacationing as a family, and individual, with friends, or as a couple you’ll never get bored when you visit Tenerife. Whether it’s lying back and relaxing on the beach or spending time admiring the historic buildings, enjoying a round of golf, getting close to nature and watching whales in their natural environment; a visit to Tenerife is one that involves many adventures. For more ideas about what to do in Tenerife, read on for our list of the top 10 attractions on the island.
Filled with history and culture, Marrakesh is a vibrant city of markets, mosques and palaces that defies its desert-like surroundings with its own individual color and vitality. One of the busiest cities in Africa, Marrakesh fully encourages and welcomes tourists from around the world and has seen plenty of hotel development over the past decade to keep up with the increasing tourism demand.